Carnaval Miami 2017 officially kicked off on Saturday, February 11th with the Miss Carnaval pageant and goes through the month of March with signature events such as Calle Ocho Street Festival, Carnaval on the Mile and so much more. See our events schedule for more details!
Carnaval Miami 2017 is under way!
Miss Carnaval Miami 2017
On February 11 we crowned Daniela Albrecht our new queen. She and her court will be presiding over all our Carnaval Miami events. Catch a glimpse of them. Watch the Pageant video.
Calle Ocho VIP Tour
Calle Ocho Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary in grand style, by offering you a stellar Calle Ocho VIP Tour. Enjoy access to privileged areas, including Kiwanis Stage VIP area, take pictures with Calle Ocho stage performers, meet the Carnaval Miami 2017 Poster artist in person and so much more!
Five Kings of Carnaval Miami, CNCO
This year’s kings combine talent and tradition from all parts of Latin America, including Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Cuba. They’ll be at the TU94FM stage at Calle Ocho.
We’re celebrating our 40th Calle Ocho Festival with a Major League Eating Championship! El Croquetazo at Calle Ocho Presented By Catalina, the World Championship Croqueta Eating Contest, is the world’s first of its kind. You can join the Amateur Competition for a chance to win cash prizes!
Carnaval Miami Poster Artist Alexander Mijares
This year’s poster artist is a true Miami icon and his artwork embodies the music, culture and Hispanic heritage that Carnaval Miami represents.
Cuban Sandwich Smackdown
The 3rd Annual Miami Cuban Sandwich Smackdown is coming to the Calle Ocho Festival on Sunday, March 12th, 2017, on 8th Street and 19th Avenue!Chefs from every corner of the world, including rival towns Orlando and Tampa are expected in a full day of music, food and family-friendly fun.