Fascinating fact: The Gale house at 401 29th St. in Northwood, is the site of the first fruit-bearing mango tree planted in the United States. And to celebrate the Northwood neighborhood’s rich history of mango cultivation, they are hosting West Palm Beach’s first Mango & Music Fest, from June 26th through June 27th.

This festival is packed with exciting events – make sure you check out the website and show up for the fun.

Food

There will be a Chef’s Showcase where our favorite Northwood Village Chefs will be showing off their culinary imaginations and creations. Restaurants include: Table 427 with Chef Roberto Villegas, Bistro Bistro with Chef Marianna Morrison, & Obo with Chef Anthony Marone. Please visit the Mangofest website for information and times.

Cooks, chefs, bakers and concoction makers have all submitted their favorite mango drink, dip, dish, sauce or dessert and they will be judged live on Saturday June 27th at 1pm.

Music

Friday, June 26
Mixed Culture: Mixed Culture is an 7-piece Roots Reggae ensemble from Hollywood, Florida. Mixed Culture has made a solid stance in the Miami reggae scene and is currently going into a period of rapid harmonic growth and expansion.

Jimmy Stowe & The Stowaways: Party in paradise with Jimmy Stowe & the Stowaways as they sail into port with an incredible mix of trop-rock tunes and a captivating stage show.

Saturday, June 27th

Moska Project Band: Moska Project’s sound is a unique fusion of Latin-Reggae-Rock spiced with Caribbean flavor, Instrumental intros, sticky danceable beats and organic African rhythms

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Donate your Mangos

There are a couple ways you can donate your mangos to the Palm Beach County Food Bank.

Saturday Drop Off at Spruce Ave & 25th Street in Northwood Village

Ask us about arranging to have your trees harvested. Contact: Kate Nematollahi, Mango Drive Volunteer PHONE (561) 234-5143

Bring Your Mangoes to the Mango & Music Fest. You may also bring your mangoes to the Northwood Mango and Music Fest on June 26th and 27th. Mangoes will be offered for sale at the event to support the Northwood Beautification Program.