Are you ready to eat all the Cuban sandwiches? I sure am.
The time is coming for the 8th Annual International Cuban Sandwich Festival on Saturday, March 30th and Sunday, March 31st in Tampa, Florida. Tampa is home to the original Cuban Sandwich.
Competitors will arrive from around the world including countries as far away as South Korea to compete for the best traditional and non-traditional. New to this year is the Home Chef Competition.
The event is organized by Latin Times Media.
Taste of the Cuban Sandwich
Saturday will feature the Taste of the Cuban Sandwich at Centro Asturiano on the edge of Ybor City with 25 vendors serving Cuban sandwiches from 11AM to 6PM. The organizers will break the world record for the largest Cuban sandwich with a sandwich that will be over 175 feet long.
The sandwich will be donated to feed the homeless per festival tradition.
Taste of the Cuban Sandwich offers FREE admission for attendees and is family-friendly.
There will also be a KIDS Cuban Sandwich Showdown organized by Junior Chefs of America.
International Cuban Sandwich Festival
Sunday is the big affair with the International Cuban Sandwich Festival competition happening at Centennial Park (1800 East 8th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605) in Historic Ybor City from 11AM to 6PM.
Over 100 food, cultural, and business vendors will fill the historic park for a day to remember. Live music and performances will occur throughout and their will be domino tournaments. Come hungry! General Admission is FREE.
VIP tickets are available and includes sampling of the Cuban Sandwich contest entries and refreshments as well as mingling with judges, red carpet access, and more. Tickets start at $25 for kids and $45 for adults. Family packages are available. Buy VIP: http://bit.ly/2HK8fxV
Event name: 8th Annual Cuban Sandwich Festival
Date & Time: Saturday, March 30th, 11AM-6PM and Sunday, March 31st, 11AM-6PM
Buy VIP tickets: http://bit.ly/2HK8fxV
Ages: All ages welcome