March 2 - 12, 2017

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Directions

The Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts at Mizner Park Amphitheatre and Cultural Arts Center are approximately 50 minutes from Miami, 35 minutes from Fort Lauderdale and 25 minutes from West Palm Beach. The Amphitheater is located on the east side of US1 / Federal Highway between Palmetto Park Road and Glades Road, next to the Boca Museum of Art. The Cultural Arts Center is located east of Federal Highway, adjacent to N.E. Second Street on the second floor.

From I-95:
Glades Road Exit East. Head east on Glades Road to US1 / Federal Highway. Make a right turn onto US1 / Federal Highway and head south for approximately a ½ mile. The Amphitheater, Cultural Arts Center and parking area will be on the east (left) side of the street.

Parking Information

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Mizner Park Amphitheater

Mizner Park Amphitheater
590 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(north end of Mizner Park)

Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center

Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center
201 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(south end of Mizner Park)

Pre-Festival Events

Sunday, January 29, 2017
The Year of the Rooster Chinese New Year
4:00 pm
Swank Farm dinner/ The Year of the Rooster Chinese New Year
SOLD OUT

Festival Events

Tickets for the 11th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA range from $9.99 to $125 per person

Thursday, March 2
7:00 PM

Author & Ideas: Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit From the Goon Squad – Novelist as Journalist/Journalist as Novelist
Cultural Arts Center

Friday, March 3
7:30 PM

Concert: Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis, The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday, March 4
4:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Bob Mankoff, Cartoon Editor for The New Yorker – I Only Read It for the Cartoons: An Insider’s History of the New Yorker
Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, March 4
7:30 PM

Opera for the 99 Percent: Puccini’s La Boheme, semi-staged with The Symphonia, Boca Raton, Master Chorale of South Florida & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor (in Italian with English supertitles)
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, March 5
7:00 PM

Concert: Indonesian jazz sensation Joey Alexander / Mexican classical pianist Daniela Liebman with The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor with music of Mendelssohn and Alexander
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Monday, March 6
7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Jon Meacham, Presidential historian, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and contributing editor at Time - The Art of Leadership – Lessons from the American Presidency
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Tuesday, March 7
7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Brian Greene, author of The Elegant Universe, theoretical physicist and entertaining communicator of cutting-edge scientific concepts, Beyond Einstein: Space, Time and Reality
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Friday, March 10
7:30 PM

Concert: Sarah Chang, pianist Daniel Hsu with The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor performing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Bruch’s Violin Concerto in G Minor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday , March 11
7:30 PM

The world premiere of the Blake Edwards’ 1964 hit comedy, THE PINK PANTHER with live orchestra

Sunday , March 12
7:00 PM

Concert: Sergio Mendes & Brasil 2017, the legendary musician in a South Florida exclusive performance
Mizner Park Amphitheater