Mango Festival Returns, celebrating the mangos of the Dominican Republic

Mango Festival Returns, celebrating the mangos of the Dominican Republic

When: Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:30 AM to Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:30 PM

Mango Festival is back this July 13 and 14 when we celebrate all things MANGO!

 

All Weekend Enjoy:

Mango Beer Garden

Tropical Fruit Market

Fairchild Education Stations
Fun at KidWay Tent
Spinart
Explore mango bio

Fresh From Fairchild Tent:
Culinary and horticulture expertise

15 mango tree varieties
for sale

Live Dominican Music

Fairchild's New
Culinary Program

Ask an Expert:
all about culinary use of mangos


Tickets:
Free for Fairchild Members
Adults: $25
Seniors (age 65 and up): $18
Children (ages 6-17): $12
Free for children 5 and younger

Buy Tickets to Mango Festival

Valet Parking Available - $8

World-Famous Mango Auction on Sunday at 2:00

World's largest mango collection

Mango Tasting sponsored by EcoRipe

Special Offerings Include:


The International Mango Conference—featuring expert speakers focusing on the latest research and development in the Mango industry
Friday, July 12, 9:00 a.m.

Florida Kitchen Lunch with Chef Norman Van Aken—an all-new outdoor mango lunch at the historic Fairchild Overlook with Chef Norman Van Aken
Saturday, July 13 at 12:00 p.m.

Mango Lunch—Mango Festival's brunch transformed into a Seated Lunch catered by La Basque Caterers and desserts by Hedy Goldsmith and other top chefs. Tickets include a copy of Hedy's cookbook, BAKING OUT LOUD, Fun Desserts with Big Flavors.
Sunday, July 14 at 11:00 a.m.

MANGO KIDS Culinary Challenge—New this year! Kids share their family's favorit mango dish for prizes. See the results at the Fresh from Fairchild tent!
Sunday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m.

 

Enjoy special classes and lectures:
Date/Time Location Special Topic
Saturday, July 13, 10:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Mango Management Tips for Success with Jorge J. Zaldivar, RFCI
Saturday, July 13, 11:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Mango Jams with Carl Bauer
Saturday, July 13, 12:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Cocktails and Mango Treats, by Fare to Remember Catering
Saturday, July 13, 1:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Make Your Own Bitters Seminar and Tasting with Ashley Du Val
Saturday, July 13, 2:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Mango-Inspired Recipes with Chef Allen Susser
Saturday, July 13, 3:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Mango Pie with Chef Naylet LaRochelle
Saturday, July 13, 12:00 Arts Center The Mangos of the Dominican Republic with Dr. Noris Ledesma
Saturday, July 13, 1:00 Arts Center The History of Mexican Mangos with Dr. Sergio Univ Chapingo
Saturday, July 13, 2:00 Arts Center Pruning and Care of Mango Trees with Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension
Saturday, July 13, 3:00 Arts Center How to Grow Mangos in South Florida with Dr. Noris Ledesma, FTBG

 

Date/Time Location Special Topic
Sunday, July 14, 10:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Mango Medic with Dr. Snow from the Rare Fruit Council 
Sunday, July 14, 11:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Mango Jams with Carl Bauer
Sunday, July 14 12:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Cocktails and Mango Treats, by Fare to Remember Catering
Sunday, July 14 2:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent Mango Kids Culinary Challenge Winners' Presentations
Sunday, July 14 3:00 Fresh from Fairchild Tent A Mango Dish with Chef Mariana Cortez of Bunnie Cakes
Sunday, July 14, 11:00 Arts Center Young Mango Tree Care with Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension, MDC
Sunday, July 14, 12:00 Arts Center Mango Propagation and Grafting with Warren Condon
Sunday, July 14, 1:00 Arts Center Mango Cultivars for the Florida Estate Farm with Dr. Noris Ledesma, FTBG
Sunday, July 14, 2:00 Arts Center Growing Tropical Fruits in Your Own Backyard with Rob Lawracy
Sunday, July 14, 3:00 Arts Center The Colorful History and Botany of the Mango in Florida with Jorge J. Zaldivar, RFCI


Mango Festival Beer Tasting Sponsors Include:

 

Mango Festival Sponsors Include:

 

Media, please contact us at 305.667.1651, ext. 3392.

Valet parking available for $12 outside the Visitor Center