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For Immediate Release:
March 04, 2014
Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra
ferrec@miamidade.gov
305-235-1668

Redland Festival Sabor Latino at the Fruit & Spice Park


(MIAMI, March 4, 2014) – Don’t miss the 1st annual Redland Festival Sabor Latino on Saturday, March 15, and Sunday, March 16, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Fruit & Spice Park, located at 24801 SW 187th Avenue in Homestead.

Come and experience the tastes and sounds of Latin America in the tropical and tranquil setting of the Fruit & Spice Park. Enjoy music by Suenalo, a nine-piece American Funk, Rock and Hip-Hop band, driven by Alternative Latin Grooves and Caribbean Spices. Suenalo is a bilingual band performing bilingual music.

Enjoy a variety of food and drinks offering the tastes of Latin America including: Spanish paella, pork & tostones, Colombian, Peruvian & Mexican dishes, and freshly brewed Nicaraguan coffee. There will be interactive domino games, tours of the park, and pony rides for the kids.

Admission is $8 per person and children under 12 years of age are free. For more information, please call the Fruit & Spice Park at 305-247-5727.

Sponsors for the 1st annual Redland Festival Sabor Latino include Miami-Dade County Parks Recreation & Open Spaces, Modelo Beer, South Dade Garden Club, Coca Cola, and Walker Entertainment.

The Fruit & Spice Park, operated by the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, grows more than 500 varieties of sub-tropical fruits, herbs, spices, vegetables and nuts from around the world on 39 lush acres in the agricultural Redland. The park offers daily botanical tours, fruit tasting and naturalist led workshops. For more information, please visit http://www.fruitandspicepark.org/, or call 305-247-5727. 

About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award, winner of the 2013 Florida Governor’s Sustained Excellence Award and the 2009 Florida Governor’s Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12,825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade County Parks call 3-1-1, or visit www.miamidade.gov/parks/.