On June 1st and 2nd, The Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells, will come alive with the vibrant spirit of Latin culture during the much-anticipated Cuba Libre Festival.

This two-day extravaganza promises an exciting fusion of music, exotic cocktails, and culinary delights, offering an unforgettable experience.

Supported by Great British Kitchens & Interiors

Great British Kitchens & Interiors, the company behind the design and construction of the kitchen used by renowned chefs on The Pantiles bandstand, proudly supports Cuba Libre. This partnership ensures that the culinary offerings maintain the highest standards, enhancing the overall excellence of The Pantiles’ events.

An unforgettable festival

Cuba Libre puts a Latin twist on the Gin & Jazz Festival, blending it with the essence of various Latin American cultures. Running from 11 am to 9 pm on Saturday and from 11 am to 6 pm on Sunday, the event offers ample time for visitors to immerse themselves in the festivities.

Here’s what attendees can anticipate:

Cocktail making masterclasses: Learn the art of crafting the perfect cocktail from expert mixologists, exploring both the techniques and the history behind Latin America’s iconic drinks.

Live entertainment: Experience the rhythmic beats of various music genres with live bands and performers, ensuring a lively atmosphere throughout the day and night.

Free tastings: Delight your taste buds with complimentary samples of sweet and savoury delicacies, ranging from traditional dishes to innovative fusion creations.

Drink variety: From classic cocktails to craft beverages, Cuba Libre offers a wide array of drinks to enjoy, including refreshing Mojitos, fruity Sangrias, and unique event specials.

Culinary delights: Embark on a culinary journey through Latin America with food stalls offering authentic flavors, featuring Mexican churros, Spanish paella, Argentinean dishes, Caribbean delights, and more, all prepared by skilled chefs.

A history of memorable events

The Pantiles, owned and managed by Targetfollow Estates Limited, has a longstanding reputation for hosting exceptional food, drink, and music events that attract crowds from near and far. Set against the backdrop of its charming historical setting, each event promises a unique and unforgettable experience.

With a commitment to creating immersive experiences, The Pantiles ensures that every event transcends mere attendance, offering visitors a journey into diverse cultures.

Following the success of past events that have drawn thousands of visitors, Cuba Libre is poised to become a highlight in The Pantiles’ annual event calendar.

Top reasons to attend Cuba Libre

Cultural experience: Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of Latin America and immerse yourself in its sights, sounds, and flavours, right in Tunbridge Wells.

Educational and entertaining: Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a foodie, Cuba Libre offers engaging experiences for everyone to learn and enjoy.

Community celebration: Join thousands in celebrating the rich cultural diversity that events at The Pantiles, owned and managed by Targetfollow Estates Limited, bring to the community, fostering connections and supporting local businesses.

Create lasting memories: With its blend of music, dance, and culinary delights, Cuba Libre offers more than just an event – it’s an opportunity to capture joyful moments that will be cherished for years to come.

Plan your visit

Don’t miss out on the excitement of Cuba Libre at The Pantiles, owned and managed by Targetfollow Estates Limited. Whether you’re a local resident or visiting from afar, this event promises something special for everyone. Stay updated on the latest news and details by following The Pantiles on Facebook, X and Instagram and checking their website.