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Family Festival & FandomFest

Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. ‑ 4 p.m.

Main Library
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130

Join us as our Family Festival & FandomFest join forces with Star Wars Day to bring you a day full of fun, culture and entertainment.
May the 4th be with you!

Lobby and/or Roving

  • 11:00 a.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
    DJ AJ Falcon
    Lobby
  • 11:00 a.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
    FIU – Journey Through Liquid Space Presentation
    Lobby
  • 11:00 a.m. ‑ 3:00 p.m.
    Star Wars RPG
    Lobby
  • 11:30 a.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
    Stilt Walker
    Roving
  • 11:30 a.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
    Balloon Artist
    Roving
  • 1:30 p.m. ‑ 2:30 p.m.
    Burnie the Miami Heat Mascot
    Lobby
  • 11:00 a.m. ‑ 4:00 p.m.
    Miami Heat Championship Trophy
    Lobby
  • 1:30 p.m. ‑ 3:00 p.m.
    Everglades Squad 501st Legion – Star Wars Fan Costuming Group

Cultural Plaza

  • 3:30 p.m.
    Taiko Drumming by Fushu Daiko
  • Noon - 2:00 p.m.
    Carolina and the Y100 Street Team

Behind the Information Desk

Noon | 12:15 p.m. | 12:30 p.m. | 12:45 p.m. | 1:00 p.m. | 1:15 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. | 1:45 p.m.
Frost Science Portable Planetarium

Children’s Room

11:00 a.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
Build & Play Area

Fiction Area

  • 11:00 a.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
    Craft Alley
  • Noon ‑ 3:00 p.m.
    The Bass

Performer's Corner

  • 11:30 a.m.
    Rey’s Space Warrior Academy
  • 12:30 p.m.
    Atlantic Coast Theatre: Flight
  • 2:00 p.m.
    Rey’s Space Warrior Academy
  • 3:00 p.m.
    Atlantic Coast Theatre: Flight

Gaming in the Auditorium

  • 10:00 a.m. ‑ 4:00 p.m.
    Retro Gaming
  • 10:00 a.m. ‑ 4:00 p.m.
    Tabletop Games
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

    10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
    Registration: Children

    10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Tournament: Children

    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Registration: Teens

    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Tournament: Teens

Rotunda

  • 11:00 a.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
    Make Your Own Button
  • 11:00 a.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
    Virtual Reality
  • 11:00 a.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
    Photo Booth
  • 11:00 a.m. ‑ 1:30 p.m.
    Cosplay Registration
  • 1:30 p.m. ‑ 2:30 p.m.
    Cosplay Prejudging

FandomFest in the Teen Zone

  • 11:30 a.m.
    Cosplay 101
  • 12:30 p.m.
    Marvel vs DC: Dawn of Trivia
  • 1:30 p.m.
    Japanese Culture

FandomFest Performance Stage in the Teen Zone

  • 11:30 a.m.
    Mystery Box‑o‑Cosplay
  • 12:30 p.m.
    Lip Sync Battle
  • 1:30 p.m.
    Somnio Strings Mini Concerto
  • 2:30 p.m.
    Cosplay Contest

Parking is available in the Miami Dade Cultural Center Garage, 50 NW 2nd Avenue (adjacent to the library), for a flat rate of $5 with validation. Please bring your ticket to the security circle at the entrance for validation.

The library is conveniently located across from the Government Center Metrorail Station


Thank you to our partners for their continued support.

The Bass MuseumFirstFIU Arts, Science & EducationFriends of the Miami-Dade Public LibraryMiami Heat logoMizuconOtakufest