Life in Color – Miami

Christopher Stauffer

Photography Editor

Sunday, January 14th, Life in Color will be returning to Mana Wynwood to celebrate the 11th year of music, art, and paint. The purpose of “The World’s Largest Paint Party” is to gather people to celebrate unity while painting memories and creating experiences, hopefully making friends that may last a lifetime.

In addition to the paint blasts, gallons of multicolored paint, and art instillations, there will be DJ sets, and musical artists. There will also be food and beverages as well as merchandise. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:00pm and conclude at midnight.

The Wynwood neighborhood has been known for its artwork, dance clubs, restaurants, and shops. Located at 318 NW 23rd Street in Miami, Mana Wynwood is in the heart of Wynwood, across from the RC Cola Plant. Street parking and private parking lots are available all around the festival site.

It is encouraged that all fans wear white. It is recommended that festival participants rent a locker (lockers are available on site) or store valuables in a ziplock bag. Fanny packs, cinch packs (drawstring bags), and all camelbacks/hydration packs must be empty upon entry. No purses, bags, or backpacks larger than 21x10x14 inches will be permitted inside.

Artists scheduled for show includes Anthony Pisano, Quix, Parker, Lil Pump, K?D, Blackbear, Snails, 21 Savage, and Zedd. Exact times the artists will be performing will be available closer to the event.

General admission tickets are $84.99. 21+ Paint Free VIP tickets are $125.00 and include a private viewing area, private bathroom, and a private bar. There are also add-ons that can be purchased separately. Add-ons include a paint bottle voucher for $5.00 that can be redeemed in the paint station (paint cannot be brought in from outside). Limited edition hats are available for $25.00 and $30.00. A limited edition flag can be added on for the price of $35.00, a backpack for $30.00, or an electric family bracelet for $15.00.

Proper identification is required, this event is for those 16 years of age and older, 21+ for VIP. All attendees need valid (not expired) identification in the form of a state issued ID, a driver’s license, or a passport. There is no reentry to the event. Tickets can be purchased at There will be tickets at the event based on availability.

Russian native Zedd will be headlining the event. Zedd won the Grammy in 2012 for his debut album Clarity. In 2014, his following single Stay the Night won a MTV Video

Music Award for the best Dance Video. In 2016 following the release of his second album True Colors, he won the Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electric Album.

21 Savage will also be headlining, representing the rap genre. Following the release of his first single Picky in 2014, his first and second mix tape The Slaughter Tape and Slaughter King were both released in 2015. In 2016, he released Savage Mode. His single X (featuring Future) was his first platinum song. His studio debut album Issa Album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200.