2018 Schedule of Events

Save the dates for 2018!

February 11, 2018: 36th Annual Miss Carnaval Miami
Location TBD

A pageant of elegance, beauty, talent and poise to select Miss Carnaval Miami and her court. The winners become hosts of all Carnaval Miami 2018 festivities, and brand ambassadors for the Kiwanis Little Havana Foundation throughout an intense year of activities. Read More

March 3 – 4: 20th Annual Carnaval on the Mile
10am – 10pm in Coral Gables

A festival of art, jazz and funk, fine cuisine, 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 3 – 4: 2nd Annual Cork & Fork
Saturday 1pm – 10pm and Sunday 11am – 7pm
in 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 3, 2018: Cordials & Candy
11 pm – 2 am in Coral Gables

Give into temptations at the first ever Cordials & Candy. Indulge in tasting experiences that will entice your senses. Sip on fine cordials, aromatic coffees or enjoy a fine cigar. Cordials & Candy is the ultimate night cap experience. Cordials & Candy will be the exclusive official “birthday” after-party to celebrate Carnaval on the Mile’s 20th anniversary. Read More

March 6: 37th Annual Carnaval Miami Cooking Contest
Location TBD

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 7: 37th 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 8: 37th 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 11: 41st 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 : 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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