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The “king of fruits”- South Beach Mango Festival

Variety of Mangos. South Beach Mango Festival

The 2nd Annual South Beach Mango Festival is showcasing South Florida’s tropical fruit season at beautiful Lummus Park (Ocean Drive) in South Beach featuring over 12,500 feet of shade, a music and chef competition stage, 100 vendors, beer garden, and dozens of varieties of locally grown Mangos and tropical fruits.

Saturday 12pm-6pm (Lummus)- 1st Annual Mangopolooza  (21 and over only crowd) to cut loose for a day of fun by the sea featuring open bar, serving Mango cocktails, beers, and tropical creations. Five large tents will feature vendors, farmers, food, and vibe. Also, a VIP shaded area with beautiful décor featuring open bar and food samples available. Entertainment highlights feature:  Mango Music, Chef Competitions (The Mango Fight Club), a Mango Auction w/ Mango Models (A Mango in Japan sold for $4,200), and a finale featuring talents and dancers from world famous Mango’s Tropical Café.

Sunday 11am-6pm: Sunday Funday. All ages. Lummus Park once again for Day Two of the main event featuring music, food, drinks, 3 Mango eating competitions (kids, ladies, and men’s), a best baked Mango dish contest, cooking demo’s, and a Grand Finale featuring acts from world famous Mango’s Cafe. Meet local farmers, experts and SAVOR locally grown fruits including dozens of varieties of Mangos, Coconuts, Avocados, Dragon fruit, Jack Fruit, Mamey and more. Artists, vendors, COOKING Competitions, something for all Mango Lovers.  Three 2500 square foot tents will feature mangos from different regions such as Latin America, India, and the Redlands/Homestead regions. The southern 100 miles of Florida are tropical, yielding a wide variety of tropical fruits and vegetables. The festival will feature Food, Music, Mango inspired cocktails, Locally crafted beers, & entertainment. Details are unfolding weekly, please register at for the latest details. Unlike most other fruits and foods, Mangos are extremely delicate, don't travel well, and if you want the best, you must come to the Mangos. Often referred to as the King of Fruit, they truly occupy a special place in the hearts and minds of so many. Saturday a photo ID will be required for entrance, Sunday a photo id will be required for the purchase of alcohol. Event is rain or shine. Lummus Park is located between Ocean Drive and the beach affording festival goers a beautiful breeze. Last year, the Inaugural South Beach Mango Festival saw over 4,000 attendees. We hope to see you this year at one of the SWEETEST events in the country. Register at for the latest festival happenings. Please follow us on Facebook or Instagram.


Parking:  You may find a map of city lots with the following link:,25.7869,-80.1137,25.8039

There are also paid lots along Washington, Collins, and valet on Ocean drive.

Main Entrance:  11th street and the Ocean boardwalk

Ride share, park and bike, also good options.

PETS: Due to the health safety laws pets are not allowed

Restrooms:  There will be port of lets for the GA area and air-conditioned restrooms for the VIP’s.

Refunds:  All sales are final.

Weather: Event is rain or shine

Kids: 10 and under are free on Sunday

Saturday: 21 and over only

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