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MANGO SEASON IN FLORIDA : Event to celebrate all things mango




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LAKE WORTH IS GROUND ZERO OF FLORIDA PRODUCTION IN USA


This area was once called "Mangonia".







12:00 a.m. Sunday, June 5, 2016




If you love mangos, here’s a free festival just for you.



On Saturday, the city will host The Lake Worth International Mango Festival for the first time. 


The event will be held at the Cultural Plaza from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and celebrate all things mango.




The Lake Worth International Mango Festival hits the Cultural Plaza on Saturday.




Look for mango cuisine, mango products, mango beverages and even a mango painting class. Live music is also on tap. There will also be a class on mango education that will show people who are allergic to mangos how they still can enjoy them. More than 30 vendors are expected to showcase their mango products.





The festival has been held in Miami and West Palm Beach in previous years. Patti Sheldon, one of the event’s coordinators, said Lake Worth is the perfect location.





“There are so many mango trees in people’s yards and so many mangos dropping from them,” Sheldon said.



“I thought it would be great to hold the festival in Lake Worth so we can do something about it and collect the mangos and give them to people.”



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Alphonso




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