The free Calle Ocho music and food festival returns Sunday, March 12, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Southwest Eighth Street from Eighth through 27th avenues.
Enjoy Latin American foods and popular musical acts. Thousands of people partake in the Calle Ocho celebration every year.
The event includes music on nine stages, starting at 11 a.m. CNCO has been named Kings of Carnaval and will perform live. CNCO emerged from Univisión’s musical competition, La Banda, which is executive-produced by Simon Cowell’s SYCO Entertainment, the global icon Ricky Martin, Univisión Communications Inc., and Haim Saban’s Saban Brands.
And there are plenty more bands performing live music. Click here for the entertainment schedule.
The festival spans more than 16 blocks with more than 300 food vendors, exhibits, activities, and family-friendly activities. There also will be a croquetazo, a world championship croqueta eating contest, and the Cuban Sandwich Smackdown.