Reggaeton duo Angel y Khriz, mambo and charanga musician Tito Puente Jr. and salsa singer Eddie Santiago will headline the South Florida Fair and Hispanic Chamber of Palm Beach County’s inaugural Latin Music & Food Festival of the Palm Beaches.
Presented by Ford, the event is a celebration to kick off the Hispanic Heritage Month that will feature music, food, culture and family fun from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, and 1 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd.
Advance tickets went on sale at www.southfloridafair.com and www.latinfestivalpb.com on Monday, Aug. 15, for $15 per adult ($20 at the gate) and $5 per child 6 to 11 years old ($8 at the gate). Kids 5 or younger get in free.
VIP tables for eight people are $400 per day, and an individual VIP seat is $60 per person per day. The VIP option includes admission and preferred seating for all concerts for one day.
The festival, which will take place mostly indoors, will give residents and tourists alike a break from the summer heat and will feature live music concerts, folkloric dances and performances, a soccer tournament, a dominoes tournament sponsored by Humana, food, rides and more. Other popular genres of Latin music will round out the entertainment schedule during the two-day festival, which will be released soon.
Vendor booths are available for $500 for both days. For info., contact Lorie Stinson at (561) 790-5245 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For businesses wishing to sponsor the event, contact Theresa Agricola at (561) 790-5233 or email@example.com.
To learn more, call the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County at (561) 832-1986 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the South Florida Fair at (561) 793-0333 or e-mail email@example.com.
ABOVE: Reggaeton duo Angel y Khriz.