Over the last 35 years, Carnaval Miami has made it possible for the members of the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana to accomplish service programs in the community. This is one of the hottest street party in the nation! The carnival is brought you by Kiwanis Club that would develop projects to benefit the growing Hispanic population in Miami.
Carnaval Miami 2014
Event dates: Carnaval on the Mile March 1-2, 2014 and Calle Ocho March 9, 2014.
Carnaval On The Mile
≡ FREE Event – March 1-2, 2014
Carnaval on the Mile, one of the most popular events to take place in Coral Gables closes off the entire length of Miracle Mile for a weekend-long music, art and food festival. There will be three stages with live music to showcase more than 30 musical groups playing Jazz, Latin Funk, Caribbean rhythms and more. Performers include Ozomatli from Los Angeles, Red Baraat from New York, Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs, Tiempo Libre, Spam All Stars, Suenalo, Locos Por Juana and many more. Don’t miss this all day festival with something for everyone.
Calle Ocho Festival
≡ FREE Event – March 9, 2014
Calle Ocho Festival or “El Festival de la Calle Ocho” is a one-day “rumba” or fiesta that culminates the Miami Carnaval. This festival takes place in March each year between 27th Ave and 4th Ave along Southwest 8th Street, that is 23 blocks along “Calle Ocho” in Little Havana with activities for everybody.
This year, during the celebration of the carnival, a Celia Cruz’s sculpture will be revealed as part of the tribute to this great artist.
Featured Performers for 2014
Among the celebrities, we will enjoy performances by: Daddy Yankee, Leslie Grace, Fito Blanco, Farruko, Sean Paul, Chino y Nacho, DLG, Illegales, Gocho, Elvis Crespo, Tony Diez, Alexis y Fido, among many others, and several musical groups from Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Mexico.
The beautiful Colombian Barbara Turbay, as Miss Carnaval 2014 will be representing the beauty and elegance of Latin women.
For more information about venues, schedules and musical stages please check: Calle 8 Festival
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