Kiwanis Club of Little Havana’s president made announcements about Carnaval Miami 2023 event schedule
Carnaval Miami is an annual fundraiser event organized by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana to support youth development programs of the Kiwanis Little Havana Foundation. Alex Perez, president of the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, was joined by sponsors and board members of this volunteer organization at the press conference at the Art Deco Welcome Center.
He announced Carnaval Miami 2023 event schedule and presented the official poster of the festival curated by Roy Rodriguez, an acclaimed Cuban artist. The press conference also announced the Queen of Carnaval Miami 2023. Read more about the schedule in this news.
Carnaval Miami is a long-standing marquis festival and a year-after-year tradition in Miami. According to the president of the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, the festival celebrates the warm and vibrant culture of Miami’s Hispanic Community.
The festival officially started on 11th February with the Miss Carnaval pageant, which crowned Daylin Rodriquez as the winner of scholarships, cash prizes and an opportunity to represent Carnaval Miami 2023 and direct entry to this year’s Miss Florida pageant.
Carnaval Miami continues to support local artists, small businesses and vendors with $40 million in funds. It hosts a series of fun-filled and exciting events that appeal to over 1.5 million attendees every year.
The annual festival is best known for Calle Ocho Music Festival – Miami’s largest Latino experiential event. This year the club also announced a brand-new event, Art on the Drive to celebrate country music, jazz and funk, featuring exquisite cuisine and weekend-long entertainment for children.
This year’s event line-up
11th February – Miss Carnaval Miami 2023 gave a great start to Carnaval Miami 2023 by celebrating poise, elegance, beauty, and talent.
4-5th March – Carnaval on the Mile, Coral Gables’ largest street festival that highlights craft cocktails, world music, art, fine cuisine, and kid weekend-long entertainment. The event contains two concerts, photography, top-notch jewelry, and paintings.
6-8th March – Carnaval Miami Domino Tournament to bring together Domino enthusiasts from around the world in a friendly contest.
9th March – Carnaval Miami Golf Classic, which uses proceeds from the event to support 4-year college scholarships for students.
12th March – Calle Ocho Music Festival, where the whole Carnaval Miami culminates. Musical stages, sampling sites, international food, and folklore dances – the festival has it all.
17-19th March – Art on the Drive, a new addition to the carnival to showcase arts and crafts. Artists can apply here.
8th April – Carnaval Futbol 5x5 Challenge featuring a fun-filled and enthralling afternoon for families. Comprising 100 teams and 4,000 attendees for glory and trophies. Click here for team registration.
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