Festival Event Schedule & Ticket Purchase

The Following is the Festival Event Schedule

  • Please check back here for the most up to date information of the festival schedule

* mandatory for participating poets

Wednesday December 11, 2019

Ali Cultural Arts

  • Youth Poetry Workshop 3:25 – 4:15 (Not open to Public)
  • * Poet Registration, luncheon, & Orientation 5pm – 6pm (Not open to Public)
  • Happy hour & Courtyard Mixer – 5pm to 7pm
  • Feature Performance with Eccentrich – 6pm -7pm
  • Prelim bout – 7pm to 9pm (Courtyard)
  • Poetry in the Cell Open Mic – 9pm to 10pm


Thursday December 12, 2019 – Bailey Contemporary Arts

  • Youth Poetry Workshop (Not open to Public)
  • Poet’s Luncheon & Chill Session 12pm to 2pm (Not open to Public)
  • Workshop – 4pm to 5pm (West Gallery)
  • Happy Hour & Gallery Party – 5pm to 6pm
  • Artist Talk – 6p to 7p (Boris “Bluz” Rodgers) Poetry beyond the open mic: crafting your work for corporate, city governments, and all the other places where poetry isn’t found.
  • Prelim bout 7pm to 9pm (East Gallery)
  • Compliment Challenge in the plaza– 9pm to 10pm


Friday December 13, 2019

  • Youth Poetry Workshop (Not open to Public)
  • Poet Luncheon & Chill Session 11a -2p (Not open to Public)
  • Workshop – 4pm to 5pm (PBCC Digital Media Center)
  • Happy Hour & Mixer – 5pm to 7pm
  • Artist Talk – 6p to 7p (Dasan Ahanu) Our Endless Mind – We will discuss what it means to push the limits of our our creativity and imagination. What kinds of things can we manifest in our art and what kind of space can we carve out for ourselves as artists? How do we develop the tools needed to craft our way on our terms?
  • Prelim bouts – 7pm to 9pm (Theater)
  • Cypher – 9pm to 10pm


Saturday December 14, 2019

Community Beach Party & Picnic – 11am to 3pm (Pavilion One)

Final Stage – 8pm to 10pm (PBCC – THEATER)


Sunday December 15, 2019

Exit 36 meet up with Fort Pierce’s Lindsey School of the Arts


Red Corner VS Blue Corner!
16 Poets will go to head to head for the chance to win $1000!

Four rounds!
Round One, 16 poets! Round Two, 8 poets. Round Three, 4 Poets. Final Round, 2 Poets!
WINNER GETS $1000!!!

Hosted by Heather HeRo Wells

Buy Tickets or enter to compete Below!