Community & Culture Festivals & Fairs Miami-Dade County

Redland Summer Fruit Festival 2017

Redland Summer Fruit Festival at Fruit & Spice Park June 10 & 11, 10am-5pm – Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187 Avenue, Homestead

Enjoy a variety of fruits that are in season this summer at the Redland Summer Fruit Festival at Fruit & Spice Park on Saturday & Sunday, June 10 & 11 2017. 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 lychee/longan, cultivation, propagation, and grafting techniques. Sample rare fruits or visit the concession booths offering fruit-based foods such as fruit smoothies, coco frio, sugar cane, chocolate-covered fruit, and other mouth-watering foods. A children’s area will feature the Little Farm Petting Zoo, pony rides, watermelon-eating contest, water balloon toss, 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. For more information, call the Fruit and Spice Park at 305-247-5727. The Redland Fruit & Spice Park, operated by the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces  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.