Big Night in Little Haiti takes place on the third Friday of the month, with children’s activities as well as artists, arts and crafts and food vendors from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
There is free admission and free parking.
The July 17 event will feature Klass, a popular konpa band. Also appearing will be Pedro Ramaya Beltran and his folkloric cumbia quintet Colombia.
Ti-Chapo will present upcoming carnival costumes, and the Lifetime TV reality TV show dance group Young Contemporary Dance Troupe will perform.
In the gallery: Maison Gingerbread: Haiti’s Living Architecture.
The hands-on art activities for kids will be sponsored by Positive Impact Foundation/Kose Famn and the Bass Museum of Art.
There’s free secured parking for the event at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59 Terrace; find a detailed schedule here. The fun will continue at an after-party at the Caribbean Marketplace.