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March marks the beginning of festival season, and while Ultra is still a few weeks away and other festivals require a bit of a drive, there's a new one right here in Miami. It's called Fractal Beach and it's being held at the beautiful Virgina Key Beach Park, a Miami oasis that will make you forget the rest of the world, if only for a few days.
This event came about through the Miami-based event production company Massive Ideas, and their vision to "introduce a new cultural experience to the South Florida festival scene," according to founder Anders Scherberger. "It is meant to be the antithesis of the glitz, glamour, and excess Miami is famous for. We hope to do more than entertain our patrons. We aim to enlighten and inspire everyone to go out and make the world a better place."
In addition to a mix of electronic and varietal music, there will be yoga workshops and panels on permaculture, healthy living, and spiritual development. If that isn't enough to pique your interest, there will also be a number of art installations and live paintings to check out.
This also might be a great chance to try out the festival camping experience if you've never done it before, and there's nothing like camping out on a beach. Remember, CVS (or home) is only an Uber away if you decide its not your scene. But we doubt that will happen, because there's something for everyone at this event. Well, considering your into yoga, healthy living, and the like.
There will be lots of great food, and they've put an emphasis on bringing plenty of organic, non-GMO, vegetarian, and gluten-free choices. Also, be sure to bring some spending cash, as they will have lots of vendors selling handmade gems such as art and jewelry. Plus, there are hot, warm showers– a rarity in other festivals.
General admission to the festival, which runs from Friday, March 11th, to Sunday, March 13th is $140, and you can purchase the tickets at the gates. To learn more about this event and to see the full line-up of shows, visit fractalbeach.com.