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Free entry for ‘Islands’ food & music festival

Live entertainment, an art fair & food vendors are featured at Taste of The Islands. Festivities are are 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. June 25, 2022 in Miramar, with free entry.

What: Taste of The Caribbean Islands

Where:  Vizcaya Park, 14200 SW 55th St., Miramar 33027

Information: 954-602-3178, registration is appreciated on the website.

Festivities include an art & book fair and food for purchase from local vendors.

Entertainment includes

  • Lee Kelly and Dwhas Band
  • Destra Garcia –  Queen of Bacchanal
  • Bahamian artist Julien Believe
  • Gianpaul & Latin Soul Band
  • Junkanoos & USVI Moko Jumbies stilt dancers

Other free Island-vibe event Colors of Caribe Festival June 25 

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