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Colorfield Farms hosts Mango Festival in Wimauma from July 27-29

WIMAUMA — Savor mangoes among the sounds of steel drums and the aroma of food trucks.

Under the shade of oak trees, Colorfield Farms hosts a Mango Festival and Food Truck Rally from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, July 29. Visitors can enjoy free mango tastings, eat mango slushies, buy mango trees and learn about the tropical fruit at daily seminars.

Demonstrations include a seminar on growing tropical fruit in Central Florida at 10 a.m.; culinary mango creations tips at noon; and mango tree basics and history at 2 p.m.

The fifth annual festival will also feature live music and four food trucks: Michelle Faedo's On the Go food truck — which recently won an award for best Cuban sandwiches in Tampa — Johnny Meatballs on a Roll, Burger Culture and Jerk Hut.

Festival admission is $5. It's free for children under 6 and seniors over 80. Parking is free.

The festival will be held at Colorfield Farms, 8221 Highway 674, Wimauma. For more information, go to colorfieldfarms.com.

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