Carnaval Miami December Updates!

End of year is here and I am joining forces with friends at Kiwanis Club of Little Havana to communicate some fantastic updates.

The 40th Annual Christmas Gala takes place on December 3 at the Miami Seaquarium with performances by Albita, Jacob Forever and Johnny O. To purchase tickets to best Holiday fundraiser please click here!!! The Gala promises to bring a fun and wonderful Miami crowd, who will participate and GIVE back during the Holiday fundraiser. Kiwanis Club and Kiwanis Havana Foundation efforts are seen in outreach projects, youth programs, education, mentoring, sports projects not limited to music, festivals including Carnaval Miami. WoW Aplausos!!!!

Throughout the 40 Years of Service, Did you Know?

  • 5,000 BICYCLES given away during the Holidays
  • 1,000 undergraduate students have received SCHOLARSHIP awards
  • 12,000 CAMPERS have attended FREE Healthy Kids Summer Camp
  • 25,000 FAMILIES served during the Holidays with basic necessities
  • 50,000 Key Club VOLUNTEER hours dedicated SERVING Children
  • 240,000 new TOYS distributed at day care centers, schools S. Florida

Que cool, for Thanksgiving they provided a buffet to more than 150 seniors. A traditional Thanksgiving feast, activities, live entertainment and dancing. Also in anticipation of Carnaval on the Mile, on November 30 our amiga Natalie León founder of WineWithNat is hosting a Cork & Fork awesome “sneak preview” . More info on her blog: .

The spirit of giving knows no bounds and during the Holiday season, the distribution of toys and bicycles touches the lives of thousands of children in South Florida.

Stay tuned for my updates on Miss Carnaval Miami Beauty Pageant. For 35 years, the legendary Miss Carnaval Miami pageant has been a platform for women ages 16-25 to showcase their confidence, talent and beauty for a chance to represent The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana and the world renowned Carnaval Miami.


The 2017 Miss Carnaval and court will gain invaluable life experiences through the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana community service, cultural events and networking opportunities that will help them reach their goals through their personal commitment and leadership skills. On February 11, 2017 at Manuel Artime Theater, Presented by Diet Coke, I am proud to announce that I will be one of 2017 judges.

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  • Twitter: @MissCarnavalMiami
  • Instagram: @miss_Carnaval_miami
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