redland summer fruit festival at fruit & spice park
Saturday & sunday, june 19 & 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sample rare fruits, enjoy live music and other activities
Redland Fruit & Spice Park
Redland Summer Fruit Festival
June 19 & 20, 2010, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fruit & Spice Park
24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL, 305-247-5727
This summer, enjoy a variety of fruits that are in season at the Fruit & Spice Parkâ€™s annual Redland Summer Fruit Festival, June 19 & 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Redland Summer Fruit Festival will feature local agriculture and tropical-fruit plants on display and for sale. There will be educational workshops and demonstrations on various topics including cultivation, propagation, grafting techniques, cooking demonstrations using various kinds of fruit, and more. Sample rare fruits or visit the concession booths offering fruit-based foods such as fruit smoothies, chocolate-covered fruit and other mouth-watering foods. In addition to all things fruit, there will be live music throughout the weekend, a childrenâ€™s area featuring the Little Farm Petting Zoo, pony rides, book signings, watermelon-eating contest, and other fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Admission is $8 per adult and children under 12 years old are admitted for free. Fruit & Spice Park is located at 24801 SW 187 Avenue in Homestead, FL. For more information, call the Fruit and Spice Park at 305-247-5727 or visit their website at www.fruitandspicepark.com.
The Redland Fruit & Spice, operated by the Miami-Dade Park and Recreation Department, grows more than 500 varieties of sub-tropical fruits, herbs, spices, vegetables, and nuts from around the world on 40 lush acres in the agricultural Redlands. The park offers daily botanical tours, fruit tasting and naturalist-led workshops.