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O, Miami Poetry Festival Kick Off

Saturday, April 1, 2017 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: North Beach Bandshell

The month-long O, Miami Poetry Festival kicks off at the Bandshell with this special event. Admission is free: RSVP here.  There will be a suggested donation of $10 at the door.  The Festival goal is for everyone in Miami to encounter a poem – come get yours!  Visit O, Miami for the full schedule of events.


Performing Poets
Patricia Smith
Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib
Aja Monet
Ashley Jones
Cathleen Chambless

Hosted by Darius Daughtry

Poetry Bus by Afrobeta

Original Images by Christopher Barker

Food by Annam Miami, Lulu’s Ice Cream

Alcohol for sale for 21+

Meet local organizers from a variety of social justice organizations and funnel your energy into tangible action to improve our community.

Amnesty International
Black Lives Matter (Broward Chapter)
Emerge Miami
Community Justice Project
Planned Parenthood
Dream Defenders
Books & Books
Center for Social Change