2017 Schedule of Events

Carnaval Miami 2017 officially kicks off on Saturday, February 11th with the Miss Carnaval pageant. The pageant winner will not only be awarded cash prizes and scholarships, but the opportunity to be the face of Carnaval Miami 2017 with sponsored entry into the Miss Florida USA pageant.

February 11: 36th Annual Miss Carnaval Miami
7pm at the Manuel Artime Theater

A pageant of elegance, beauty, talent and poise to select Miss Carnaval Miami 2017 and court. The winners become hosts of all Carnaval Miami 2017 festivities, and brand ambassadors for the Kiwanis Little Havana Foundation throughout an intense year of activities. Read More

March 4 – 5: 19th Annual Carnaval on the Mile
10am – 10pm in Downtown Coral Gables (Alhambra Circle)

A festival of art, jazz and funk, fine cuisine, cocktail pavilion and children’s entertainment all weekend long. Three concert stages, a mile of paintings, crafts, photography and jewelry of the highest caliber; one cultural experience for the enjoyment of all age groups. Read More

March 4 – 5: 2nd Annual Cork & Fork
Saturday 1pm – 10pm and Sunday 11am – 7pm
Pavilion Tent at Alhambra Circle and Salzedo, Coral Gables

The food and wine tasting event will feature the hottest chefs, local restaurants and international wines combined for two days of unrivaled culinary tastings, intimate cooking demonstrations, exclusive book signings and live entertainment. Read More

March 7: 36th Annual Carnaval Miami Cooking Contest
6pm at La Palma Restaurant

Aspiring chefs in three categories compete in one of the most popular food competitions in South Florida. Culinary aficionados will have the opportunity to showcase their creativity against other food enthusiasts and compete for a variety of cash prizes. Read More

March 8: 36th Annual Carnaval Miami Domino Tournament
9am – 4pm in Domino Park

A popular domino tournament for golden age seniors held in the heart of Little Havana.

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March 9: 36th Annual Carnaval Miami Golf Classic
9am – 4pm at Miami International Links

Connect with VIPs at this Carnaval Miami-flavored tournament to benefit the Kiwanis Little Havana Foundation’s scholarship awards. Read More


March 12: 40th Annual Calle Ocho Festival
10am – 7pm in Calle ocho on SW 12th to 27th Avenue

The culmination of it all! The world’s largest ‘Hispanic’ festival! Block after block of Little Havana full of musical stages, international food, dance, sampling sites and family entertainment to celebrate life and all Hispanic ethnicities. We have three new events taking place at Calle Ocho this year. Tickets for a first ever VIP tour, limited to 100 spots, available now. We also have two delicious new competitions: Cuban Sandwich Smackdown and El Croquetazo. Read More

April 15: Carnaval Soccer 5v5
9am  in Kendall Soccer Park

GOAL! The Carnaval Miami 5v5 Soccer Challenge provides an afternoon of fun and healthy activities for the whole family.  More than 4,000 attendees comprise 100 teams, ages U8 to U18, participating for trophies and glory as Carnaval Miami 5v5 Challenge winners! Read More

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