Since 1978, The Carnaval Miami event series is the largest fundraiser for the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, helping to raise much-needed funds that provide educational scholarships and community service programs. The club has helped bring community- oriented, cultural events to South Florida and the world, utilizing their reach and cross-cultural influence to bring millions of people together to celebrate Latin culture from around the world through the various events of Carnaval Miami. Features many events on different days, including Cork and Fork, Cuban Sandwich Smackdown, Carnival on the Mile, Cooking Contest, Domino Tournament, Soccer, Miami Golf Classic and Calle Ocho. Spanish for 8th Street it is the single largest celebration of Hispanic culture in the United States. Most events takes place at different locations throughout the area.