Best Cultural Festival
Since 2007, the Festival of the Arts Boca has been a mecca for classical music, jazz, dance and literature. The Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts at Mizner Park established the event to bring to Boca Raton seasoned performers and writers—like violinist Itzhak Perlman and author Doris Kearns Goodwin—to promote cultural arts in the community. In 2014, the festival had one of its most successful years ever with ticket sales nearly tripling from 2013 and a total attendance of 15,000, the second-largest crowd in its history. The festival offers many reasons to applaud: It engages the community with author discussions and intimate performances; it brings the arts to new audiences via master classes and open rehearsals; and, it imbues Mizner Park with an unparalleled aura of excitement. The 2015 festival is scheduled for March 5-15, so prepare to shout “Bravo!”
For 10 days, the Festival of the Arts Boca brings international artists to Mizner Park.
Photo by Robert Stople