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Miami’s Calle Ocho Festival, Florida

 
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Distance from city center: 9mi
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added on the 16th of August, 2010
It was a huge partyyy. Over 23 blocks of people, music, food and entertainment greeted us at the festival of Calle Ocho last summer. There were street dancers, clowns, magicians, sports teams and over 20 stages with live music. Rows and rows of food stands enticed us with delicious smelling food, different each.

And as it goes with events of such great dimensions there were big crowds everywhere on the streets. Some wanted to attend the concerts, some to watch the performers, while other came with their children. It had a bit of a Rio Carnaval feeling, maybe because of the Latin music.:) “Viva la musica.” Amazing festival! It would be great to attend again.

Address:
Eighth St., Little Havana, Miami, FL

Price:
Free.

Opening Hours:
From morning till evening.

 
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