Kick off Haitian Heritage Month with Taste of Haiti festival in Gaston Edwards Park


Far from President Donald Trump’s alleged description of this place as a “shithole” country, the second annual Taste of Haiti culinary and cultural event offers up all that’s tasty and exciting from a wonderful nation. Local restaurants, bakeries, chefs and more showcase Haitian dishes, delicacies and other specialties. Expect everything from elite dining experiences to hidden eateries off the beaten track. Bring a friend, a date or family, too, as the festival helps kick off Haitian Heritage Month. But most importantly, bring your taste buds.

2-8 p.m. Saturday, May 5 | Gaston Edwards Park, 1236 N. Orange Ave. | | $10-$40

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