Fairchild Tropical Gardens Mango Festival July 13-14, 2019


Join Fairchild Botanic Tropical Gardens as they celebrate Miami’s tropical summers with the sweetest and juiciest event: The International Mango Festival on Saturday July 13th and Sunday July 14th, 2019. Special Mango conference begins on July 12th.

Enjoy two days of the King of Tropical Fruit with lectures, tastings, a mango lunch with Chef Norm Van Aken, cooking demonstrations and tips to keep your mango trees thriving.

Pick up a trick or two and collect recipes from local chefs at a cooking demonstration, shop artisan vendors or dine on delicious foods from local vendors, and sample refreshing brews perfect for Summer.

General Admission Tickets include Fairchild Garden admission and can be purchased here:

All Weekend Enjoy:

Mango Beer Garden

Tropical Fruit Market

Fairchild Education Stations/Fun at KidWay Tent/Spinart

15 mango tree varieties for sale

Live Dominican Music

Fairchild's New Culinary Program

Ask an Expert: All about culinary use of mangos

Special ticketed events 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. Ticket link
Saturday, July 13 at 12:00 p.m. $60 Member/ $70 Non-Member

Mango Festival Events 2019

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. Ticket link
Sunday, July 14 at 11:00 a.m. $100 members/$125 Non- members

Mango Kids at Mango Festivl

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


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