40th Calle Ocho Festival kicks off in Little Havana

MIAMI (WSVN) - Little Havana is coming alive this weekend for the 40th Annual Calle Ocho Festival.

The festival features great food,  hundreds of international kiosks, street performers and all kinds of music, from salsa to hip-hop, across eight dedicated stages.

World record hot dog eater Joey Chestnut and other competitive eaters will also be present for a croquetta eating contest.

The festival kicks off Sunday at 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Locals can expect road closures on Southwest Eighth Street, from 12th to 27th avenues. Roads will reopen Sunday evening.

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