The festival is full of fun, free, interactive opportunities to learn & grow. We’ve got a variety of workshops, geared to folks of all ages as part of our programming. You’re sure to find something that piques your interest! Yoga? Fiddle? Latin Drums?
Young People’s Workshops
Crafts, games, & more at the Kids Village
Movement Workshops & Healing Arts
In the Zen Village at Virginia Key you can experience four full days of Zen Tea Service, workshops in various lineages of Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi, Traditional Dance and Drumming, a Healer for your every need, Tensegrity Practice and a Dance for Universal Peace.
The Sustainability Fair & Expo at the Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival is an interactive model of engagement between South Florida businesses and festival attendees
Join some of our performers for instrument & vocal workshops!
Fiddle Workshop w. Sue Cunningham,
A classically trained musician with a love for Bluegrass who has performed many shows with legendary Vassar Clements. Their twin fiddles delight audiences at festivals, concerts, and workshops around the country. Saturday 1:15pm, Zen Village Pavilion
Old-Time Acoustic with Driftwood
Their roots are in old-time and they’re going to teach you a tune! Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar or bass! Each group will break off into a different location and learn the tune on respec- tive instruments; tape recorders are welcome. Friday 1:00pm, Zen Village Pavilion
Latin Drum Workshop with Abdias,
a talented multi-instrumentalist, composer and music producer from the caribbean island of Puerto Rico. Sunday’s workshop is for kids! Saturday 12:15pm, Dance Tent
Sunday 11:45pm Sustainability Pavilion
Lets Emerge Miami Freedom Parade
will be a celebration of individuality, multi- culturalism, and individuality. We will all come together on Sunday in the kids area at 1pm to paint faces, make props and get dressed up. The parade will begin at 2:15.
Artesians at work! Some of our craft vendors will be at work sharing their creative processes and traditional techniques.