Sat 7/12-Sun 7/13: The 22nd Annual International Mango Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden


This July 12 and 13, 2014, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will once again celebrate the mango at the 22nd Annual International Mango Festival. Over the two days of the festivities we will celebrate the mango as an object of beauty and admiration, a subsistence crop for the people and as a niche and mainstream commercial fruit of the future.

Two full days of mango festivities will feature a wide range of products, ideas and of course the star of our show, the mango itself in all its glory. Mangos have been collected from the far reaches of the globe and nurtured in South Florida, following in the footsteps of David Fairchild, the most venerable mango collector of them all. Mangos in every culinary creation, work of art and on every flat surface. Visit the festival to shop Curator Choice mango trees and fresh fruit, enjoy mango lectures and smoothies, view the world's largest display of mangos, take part in the world's only mango auction and buy mango merchandise and botanical art. There will also be mango culinary demonstrations, our one of a kind mango brunch, a fantastic International Fruit Market and fun activities for kids.

Mango Morning Sampling (Garden House)
Saturday Only, July 12; 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Enjoy tasty mango dishes as Miami's top restaurants, caterers and businesses alike sample their best mango dishes and products.

Mango Tasting and Flavor Evaluations (Corbin Classroom A)
Saturday and Sunday
For $1.00, enter the Fairchild Mango Tasting room. Fairchild selects the finest quality mangos, ripened to perfection and freshly cut for your tasting, cut fresh each day, all available for tasting. Help us decide which mango will reign supreme this year. While supplies last. 

Mango Fruit Market (Garden House Lawn)
Tons of mangos will be available for purchage, mangos from Mexico, Puerto Rico and Fairchild.

Mango Medic (Tent near Cycad Circle)
Saturday and Sunday
Our mango medics and experts are on hand to answer any questions you may have about your mango trees. Is your tree not fruiting? Have a question about an ailing tree? Stop by and let our medics come to the rescue.

Schnebly Redland’s Winery & Brewery (Garden House Lawn)
Join Schnebly Redland’s Winery & Brewery in Mangoville for a taste of their Mango Wine and tropical fruit brews from Miami Brewing Company!

Tropical Yoga with Rina Yoga (Palmetum)
Sunday, July 13
Stop by for classes fit for all levels that will strengthen and stretch the body and mind for overall well-being.
11:00 a.m. Adult Yoga
1:00 p.m. Super Yogis, Class for Kids

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