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Wednesday, December 4 | 3pm-10pm

Public Hours:
Thursday, December 5 | 12pm - 9pm
Friday, December 6 | 11am - 9pm
Saturday, December 7 | 11am - 9pm
Sunday, December 8 | 11am - 6pm


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Aqua Art Miami at the Aqua Hotel
1530 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Aqua is located on Collins Avenue, a short walk South of Art Basel Miami Beach, and across from the Loews Hotel.


+1 305 517 7977 or

Art Miami + CONTEXT Location
One Herald Plaza @ NE 14th Street | Downtown Miami on Biscayne Bay
Between the Venetian and MacArthur Causeways


Miami Launches new Water Taxi Service from Miami Beach to downtown Miami

This new service will offer a unique way to travel between Aqua Art Miami and the Art Miami + CONTEXT pavilions, allowing visitors to enjoy beautiful views of the city while avoiding traffic congestion. The service will begin at the north side of Maurice Gibb Memorial Park (18th Street and Purdy Avenue, Miami Beach) and end at the Venetian Marina & Yacht Club (1635 N Bayshore Drive, Miami), just a short 5 minute walk to Art Miami + CONTEXT.

Hours of Operation and Location
The water taxi will operate daily from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. except during the hours of 2-3 p.m. to accommodate a shift change. The vessel will depart from Maurice Gibb Memorial Park every hour on the half hour commencing at 7:30 a.m. and will depart the Venetian Marina & Yacht Club every hour on the hour starting at 8 a.m. The trip takes approximately 18 minutes each way.

One-way fare prices are $5 for Miami Beach residents, $12 for non-residents, and $6 for seniors 65 years of age or older and disabled military personnel. Miami-Dade County Golden Passport holders and children 12 years old and younger will sail for free. There is a weekly commuter pass option for $30 (10 trips at $3 per trip) and a monthly commuter pass option for $120 (40 trips at $3 per trip).

Fares and passes can be purchased onboard the water taxi, at, on the Poseidon Ferry Mobile App or over the phone with a ticket agent by calling 844.623.3779 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. daily.


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New Bag and Stroller Restrictions:
Due to changes in security procedure, large bags will not be permitted into the event. Please do not bring suitcases, folding bicycles, scooters or any large items bigger than a handbag or laptop bag. In addition, strollers are not permitted.

Pets: Show Management strictly prohibits Pets from entering the Aqua facilities. Only animals assisting handicapped or disabled individuals are exempt from this rule.