Mango Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden Miami
WHAT: 21st Annual International Mango Festival
WHEN: July 13-14, 2013 Saturday-Sunday
WHERE: Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden 11935 Old Cutler Rd, Miami, FL 33156
21 years in celebration of the #1 fruit consumed around the world to be held at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden. This year the mango festival presents mangoes from Mexico. There will be a showcase of mango varieties grown in the garden highlighting on the 5 varieties of mangoes of Mexico exported to the U.S. Mexico’s produce are considered gold in terms of quality standard thereby making them the number 1 mango exporter in the U.S.
Annual International Mango Festival is a gathering of the mango experts and enthusiasts at the Fairchild for a learning experience and appreciation of the bountiful blessing of mother nature’s gift to mankind. Take time to visit the shop Curator Choice mango trees and fresh fruits. There are various activities to be enjoyed by the whole family such as culinary demonstrations and tasting, International Fruit Market, Lectures and Workshops, Lectures and Workshops and fun activities for the kids at the Kidway. This will be a 2-day mango-riffic experience and learning.
Activities are as follows:
International Mango Festival Commercial Grower’s Summit
14th Annual Mango Brunch
Mango Lectures and Workshops
Mango Morning Sampling
The Culinary Experience Chef Demonstrations
Mango Tasting and Flavor Evaluations
Mango Beer and Wine Sampling Garden (Cycad Vista)
Mangos of the World Display (Garden House)
Mango Fruit Market (Cycad Vista)
WLRN Public Television Presents “Viva Mango”
Tropical Yoga with Rina Yoga
Kids Activities in Kidway
Free for Fairchild Members and children 5 and under.
$25 for adults
$18 for seniors 65 and up
$12 for children 6-17
Eco-discount:If you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild, receive $5 off admission for adults and $2 off admission for children. Members, remember to bring your Rewards Card to earn your gift passes!
Military Discount: active military personnel free admission. In addition, admission for spouses is $20 and children $10. Please present Military IDs.
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