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IMO & IPO to Attend : International Mango Festival features mangoes of Colombia

IMO & IPO Executive Director Will Cavan and Executive Vice President Arne Rotne will be attending.

Posted by: Brooke Lemaire

A world of mangoes is coming to Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

Delight in a weekend of delicious activities as Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden celebrates its 22nd annual International Mango Festival. 

This year’s festival, featuring the mouthwatering mangoes of Colombia, will take place Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Grab a famous Fairchild mango smoothie and make your way through Mangoville, where vendors are selling a multitude of mango dishes and products. 

Visitors can sample a variety of rare, freshly cut mangoes for $1 and vote which cultivar is their favorite in the Mango Tasting Room.

 A festival highlight is the Mangoes of the World Display, the largest mango collection in the world, which showcases the differences in colors, shapes, and aromas of mangoes across the globe.

On Sunday, at 2 p.m., these mangos will b…