10th Annual Cuban Sandwich Festival set for this fall in Tampa

Photo of a traditional Cuban sandwich

The 10th Annual International Cuban Sandwich Festival returns to Centennial Park in Tampa this year. Yes, the crispness of fall will be in the air as well as the wonderful scent of lechon and crackling sweet plantains on September 5.

This year, participants will look to set a world record when they construct a 225-foot-long Cuban sandwich. The final creation will then be donated to a homeless shelter to feed the hungry.

Witness the creation of the world’s longest Cuban sandwich

Vendors from across the country will compete to see who make the very best Cuban sandwich ever.

In years past, vendors have traveled from Los Angeles, Atlanta, France, and South Korea.

A day of delicious delights

The 10th Annual International Cuban Sandwich Festival takes place on September 5 from 11am-6pm. It’s free to attend; however those looking for a VIP experience can purchase VIP tickets. Those tickets include access to the exclusive VIP area, and a sampling of the Cuban Sandwich contest entries and refreshments.

You can register for the event and get your free tickets here. Centennial Park is located at 1800 East 8th Avenue.

Follow the Cuban Sandwich Festival on Facebook for updates on one of the biggest food events in Florida.

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