Calle Ocho is the largest and most well known street party in the United states.
It takes place on March 11, 2012 from 11am to 7pm and starts on SW 8th Street. Goes from 11th to 27th Avenues.
Calle Ocho began in 1978 as a 15 block street festival celebrating Cuban pride. Now in 2012, it’s 35th year it is shaping up to be the most exciting festival yet. There will be over a dozen stages showcasing some of Latin America and Miami’s top performers. “IDENTIFICATE is the theme of this years festival”
The Kiwanis club of Little Havana handles the event and is expecting over 1 million people to attend the last day of Carnaval Miami.