Summer in Miami means mango trees are filled with the ripe tropical fruit. Come celebrate this beloved sweet treat during the Mango Mania Festival 2021, set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m July 10-11 at Casaplanta Garden Center.
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The center’s two-day festival is honoring all things mango, with locally grown fruit and fruit trees to select from. Mango Mania will include:
- Mango tastings of 15 varieties
- 20+ varieties of mango trees for sale
- Raffles for a chance to win free mango trees and mangoes
- Vendor village with local food and beverage vendors
- Kids’ arts project, in which they decorate their own plant pots
- Live music
Admission is free, but the tasting event does require a ticket. Sample different varieties of mangoes by paying $6 a person. (Of course, you can enjoy the event without entering the tasting tent.) For information about tickets, click here.
The Casaplanta Garden Center is at 6825 SW 127th Ave., Miami.
For another mango-filled event, check out Mango Days of Summer happening at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden kicking off the weekend of July 10 and runs each weekend from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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