Florida Fruit and Vegetable Festivals in 2024: Where, When and More to Find a Florida Fruit and Vegetable Festival Near You!

Looking for a Florida Fruit and Vegetable festival in April 2024? There is no other listing as complete and current as this list, just updated! Florida Fruit and Vegetable festivals are held through the United States, Canada, Britain, and Australia and much of the world. All the Florida Fruit and Vegetable festivals we can find are listed on this page! If you love Blueberries, look for a festival near you below! And I'm looking for more Florida Fruit and Vegetable festivals! Please write me, if you know of any to add!  I update the dates as soon as the festivals publish their information, but you can always click on the links (usually the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's own website. 

Especially this year, due to Coronavirus, be sure to click on the links (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR CALLING.

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Florida Fruit and Vegetable Festivals in 2024

Florida Fruit and Vegetable Festivals

This page lists all of the fruit and vegetable festivals in Florida. Links are provided to each festival's website, so you can confirm this year's date, times and events. Just click on the blue, underlined name of the festival. IUf you know of a festival we've missed, please click here to let me know about it! And be sure to see this page of all Florida strawberry festivals

It looks like many festivals are returning for 2021, with the possible exception of some in states like California, Michigan, New York. Even so, many festivals will not finalize or announce their plans until the last minute, so when we have not seen an update, we've left last year's data below and suggest you see the festivals website or call the festival as the date gets close to see if they will hold it this year.


  • Florida Key Lime Pie Festival - January every year , from 10 am to 6 pm
    Veterans Memorial Park, 400 Sykes Creek Parkway, Merritt Island, Florida 32952. Phone (321) 385-9600. Email: events@flkeylimepies.com. Prices: 2019 Admission $10 Adults $5 Children 12 & under Children under 4 FREE Current and Retired Military FREE. Click here for their Facebook page.  The Festival will be held at the new Veterans Memorial Park in Merritt Island, which is centrally located along Florida's Space Coast. There will be food trucks and restaurants, and the Florida Key Lime Pie Company will be featuring their Key Lime Pie in a Coconut, Key Lime Pie in a Cup, Key Lime Pie by the Slice and Whole Key Lime Pies, along with other Key Lime products. There will be ongoing live music, street performers and local Florida vendors throughout the festival. Of course, there will be a Florida Key Lime Pie Eating Contest, a Key Lime Pie Toss Competition and Key Lime Pie Hula Hoop Challenge. Tickets will be sold at the gate and at our retail store located at 102 Dixie Lane, Cocoa Beach, FL starting in December.   The Florida Key Lime Pie Company will be offering their World-Famous Key Lime Pie as "Key Lime Pie in a Cup", "Key Lime Pie by the Slice" and Whole Key Lime Pies.
    Kumquat Festival - Mid to late January
    Dade City, FL.  (Central Florida).  Phone: (352) 567-3769. Florida's furry citrus have their own festival with a cook-off, antique car rally and farmers market. The Kumquat Festival is a day of outdoor community fun with live music, food booths, shopping and plenty to keep the whole family busy. The festival unfolds in the heart of historic Dade City and each year it gets bigger and better!  Some festivities include a farmer's market, wagon rides, antique cars and tractors, tasty kumquat dishes and craft shows. As many as 40,000 people attend our event every year, with over 350 vendors participating, filling our historic Downtown core. Here, visitors can enjoy all kinds of tasty kumquat treats, from kumquat pie to kumquat cookies, smoothies, ice cream, marmalade, and even kumquat salsa. Come and enjoy the unique, quaint and family fun of "old Florida" during our Annual Kumquat FestivalⓇ in historic downtown Dade City - it's one of a kind!!!
  • Florida Citrus Festival - DISCONTINUED
    Winter Haven, FL (Central Florida).  This long time festival was started back in 1924, but permanently ceased in 2008. 


  • Delray Beach Garlic Festival - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, in February every year
    Admission Feeis around $10 (last reported) ($1 of every ticket purchased goes to Project Thanksgiving)
    The Delray Beach Garlic Fest continues to offer Florida garlic fans the opportunity to celebrate the most widely used and loved food in the world ...GARLIC. This year the Delray Beach Garlic Fest continues its' tradition of bringing some of the greatest national act entertainment to downtown Delray Beach. Note: the 2007 Delray Beach Garlic Fest is typically held in mid-February.


  • Be sure to see this page of all Florida strawberry festivals
  • Clay County Annual Strawberry Fest - Usually held in early March on a weekend, March 6, 2021, and March 7, 2021, Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to  5PM
    Clay County Fairgrounds, 2497 SR 16 W, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. Phone: 386-86-0092. Email: bucklershows@yahoo.com. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover Family Fun & Festivities, Plant City Strawberries, Art & Crafts, Delicious Food, Free Bounce Houses, Strawberries, Strawberry Shortcake, Live Entertainment, Free Rock Painting , Strawberry Fudge, Pony Rides, Free Strawberry Relay, Face Painting, Free Hula Hoop Contest, Strawberry Ice Cream, Pie Eating Contest, Free Petting Farm, Berry Cute Baby Contest, Free Sack Races, Train Rides, Free Corn Hole, Free Inside Toddler Play Area, Yummy Treats & Much More! Admission $6, Kids 2 & Under Free. $1 OFF ADMISSION! Visit our website for coupon or bring a canned good for discount. Benefits The Food Pantry of Green Cove Springs!. Service animals are welcome at the festival. Small dogs in strollers and carriers are also welcome, but must stay in their stroller/carrier. Sorry pets on leash are not allowed. This is the policy of the fairgrounds..Click here for a link to our Facebook page.  Pie eating contests, Crafts and crafters sales and exhibitions, Sales of the featured fruit (or vegetable), Deserts for sale (like strawberry shortcake, blueberry pie, etc.) , Food vendors, Live music, Games, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, farm animals, restrooms. Clay County Strawberry Fest Facebook 2021 Event page . (UPDATED: February 03, 2021) (ADDED: May 01, 2018, Suggested by a visitor)
  • Florida Loquat Festival - Loquats, loquats will be for sale fresh, Baked items for sale, Deserts for sale, Food vendors, Pets are NOT allowed, Free parking
    5580 Frances Ave, New Port Richey, FL 34653. Phone: (727) 849-1626. Email: ddechant@tampabay.rr.com. Open: March 18, 2023 from 10am to 2pm Established 2014. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Free, no payments needed, unless you buy from concessions/vendors . The only Loquat Festival in USA. Loquat only event - no other produce available "Celebrating Florida's Urban Fruit" Fruit, preserves, scones, tea, lotions - all from loquats Loquat trees for sale from local nurseries 10 anniversary in 2023 . (ADDED: February 18, 2023)
  • Plant City Florida Strawberry Festival - Late February through early March every year
    2202 W. Reynolds Street, Plant City, FL 33564. Phone: 813-752-9194. The Florida Strawberry Festival is an 11-day community event celebrating the strawberry harvest of Eastern Hillsborough County. Each year, over 500,000 visitors enjoy the festival's headline entertainment, youth livestock shows, rides, exhibits of commerce and, of course, its strawberry shortcake.Considered one of the top festivals in the country, the Florida Strawberry Festival is ranked one of the best by the International Association of Fairs and Expositions. Over 62 years old, the Festival was established to celebrate the harvest of the strawberry that has made Florida the Winter Strawberry Capital of the World. Today, the strawberries share the spotlight with the finest country music entertainers in the business. There's all that famous fair food to tempt your tastebuds, but save room for dessert at one of our many strawberry shortcake booths! Exhibits of agriculture, commerce, education, industry, livestock, fine arts, horticulture, crafts and more. Festival Dates.  Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
  • Northeast Florida Veg Fest - Saturday in early March
    Riverside Park, Jacksonville, FL, Florida will welcome the Annual Northeast Florida Veg Fest at the beautiful Riverside Park located next to Historic Five Points. Join us for an amazing day celebrating all the wonderful things this world, better yet, our community has to offer! The best of the best local, sustainable, eco-friendly, compassionate, organic, healthy and humane organizations and businesses will come together to elevate the consciousness in Jacksonville.  The day-long event will feature live music, dynamic speakers, cooking demonstrations, beer garden, kids' zone, pie-eating contest, exceptional freebies, raffles, scavenger hunt and much more! We invite everyone interested in becoming leaner, greener, or cleaner to join us for a day of family fun and positive action. This year's event will be packed with many new elements and surprises including an expanded beer garden allowing you to roam freely while sipping on local libations. Also, in 2018, NEW HOURS: 11AM to 6PM. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.


  • See this page for all blueberry festivals in Florida
  • Bostwick Blueberry Festival - usually held on a Saturday in late April or early May from 8 am to 3 pm;
    Bostwick Community Center Bostwick Public Library 125 Tillman Street, Bostwick, FL 32007. Phone: 904-268-3346. Directions: Off US Highway 17, 7 miles north of Palatka. It is held at the Bostwick Community Center in Bostwick, Florida, 125 Tillman Street. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in May. Payment: Blueberry pancake breakfast served from 8 am to noon (5.00), arts and crafts, country store, fresh blueberries, homemade blueberry pies and other blueberry baked goods for sale, plants for sale, library book fair, continuous entertainment, refreshments and snacks.  Click here for our Facebook page. Blueberry Festival Activities include Delicious Blueberry Pancake Breakfast served with country sausage, homemade blueberry syrup, coffee, milk, or juice - Saturday, 8 am to noon; ALL DAY: Blueberry Ice Cream, Homemade Blueberry Pies (get there real early), Vendors selling Food, Arts, and Crafts, Blueberry and Tropical Plants, Local Cook Books, Bostwick Library Used-Book Sale, Humane Society Pet Adoptions, Official Blueberry Festival T-shirts, totes, Free Live Entertainment all day, Free Parking and Free Shuttle Service, and of course - fresh-picked Miller Blueberries by the pound! 
  • Bradford County Strawberry Festival -   a Saturday and Sunday, early to mid April every year
    100 East Call Street, Starke, FL 32091. Phone: (904) 964-5278. Open: April, Saturday and Sunday, one weekend, 9 am to 7 pm on Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm on Sunday. . Family Fun, Entertainment, FREE Train Rides and Bounce House, Strawberry 5k Run, Food and Craft Vendors [BBQ Spiral Taters, Hillbilly Home Brew, Arepas, Gyros, Smoothies, and more.], Pet Friendly. ATM Machines. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
  • Brooksville Blueberry Festival - weekend in late April
    Hernando Park, Brooksville, FL. Phone: (727) 410-0072. This year our Kid Zone will be designed to keep the Kids Busy and send them home wore out. Whether it's the Live Ponies, Climbing Wall, Gator Slide or one of the many other activities, the Kids will be Glad they came. Face painter on site both days. . Plus on April 28th 10 a.m. the Miss and Mr. Brooksville Blueberry Pageant for Agess 0-21. And LIVE MUSIC- SHOPPING-KIDS ZONE-GREAT FOOD AND DRINK .
  • Mount Dora Blueberry Festival - usually held on a Saturday  and Sunday in late April from 9am to 5pm
    Elizabeth Evans Park, 100 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora, FL. Phone: 407-913-4140 .  Phone: (352) 217-8390. Email: janet.gamache@gmail.com. Directions: Hwy 441 to south on Donnelly Street to the end at Lake Dora's waters edge. Click here for a map and directions.  FREE ADMISSION. 2018 is their 4th year Click here for a link to our Facebook page. The Annual festival returns to the shores Lake Dora at Elizabeth Evans Park with over 100 vendors on hand, live entertainment, kids activities and much more! Sponsored by the Festivals of Florida, Inc.farm market, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, inflatables or bounce houses, train rides (train on a track) . Event Cost and/or ticket information: Free.  (UPDATED: March 23, 2019, JBS) (ADDED: May 234 2015, JBS)
  • Pasco County Blueberry Festival - Blueberry Jerry Jamboree - late April or early May - still waiting for this year's dates (both their website and Faceboo page are 1 to 2 years out of date)
    Alric Pottberg Road, Hudson, FL 34610. Email:  jandbshort@yahoo.com or speak2600@verizon.net. Directions: At the Concourse entrance off of SR 52 in Hudson between Hays Rd & the Veterans Expressway (safety town entrance). Featuring lots of Blueberry Goodies, Vendors, Food, Entertainment, a Kids Fun Zone w/ Bounce Houses & Games, etc... Lots of fun for everyone! Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
  • Sweet Corn Fiesta West Palm Beach - Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm, ate April
    Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33411. Phone: (561) 996-0343. There will be lots of the world's best sweet corn, live music, kids games and rides, lots of other yummy food and beverages. A great value for a day of family friendly entertainment. No outside food and beverages allowed. Ample, free parking. Kids ride all day with wristband
    Kids,and adults corn shucking competitions. Professional competitive corn eating competition. Live music by Krystal River Band. Free parkingDirections: From I-95 South:
    Exit at Southern Boulevard. Exit #68. Go west approximately 7 miles. Turn right on Fairgrounds Rd. Enter Gate 12 to main Expo entrance.
    From I-95 North:
    Exit at Belvedere Rd. Exit #69. Go west approximately 7 miles to Sansbury's Way. Turn left on Sansbury's Way. Go south for about 1/3 mile. Enter Gate 3 on Sansbury's Way to main Expo entrance.
    From Turnpike South:
    Exit #97, Southern Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Go west 1.5 miles. Turn right on Fairgrounds Rd. Enter Gate 12 to main Expo entrance.
    From Turnpike North:
    Exit #99, Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Go west 1.5 miles. Turn left on Sansbury's Way and go south approximately 1 mile. Enter Gate 3 on Sansbury's Way to main Expo entrance.


  • Bronson Annual Blueberry Festival. - a Saturday in May from 9 am to 2 pm (they don't update their info until a few weeks before)
    Bronson, Florida 32621. Phone: (352) 486-2354. Email: townhall@townofbronson.org.  There you will find all things blueberry, from fresh blueberries to a wide assortment of other foods made with blueberries. Other delicious foods will also be for sale. The Blueberry Festival will host local growers with fresh berries for sale. Vendors will be on hand selling a wide assortment of crafts and other goods. There will be music and a children's play area.  The morning of the festival the 5k Blueberry Stomp will take place with registration starting at 7am and the race starting at 7:30am. The 3.2-mile course will wind through town to finish in the James H Cobb Park.  
  • DeSoto County Watermelon Festival - Watermelons, produce for sale, Cooked or baked foods for sale, snacks and refreshment stand, musical entertainment, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, bouncy castles, Tents or other provisions are made for bad weather,
    Hwy 70 West, Arcadia, FL 34266. Phone: 863-494-2020. Alternate Phone: 941-204-5540. Email: arcadiamainstreet@yahoo.com. Open: Saturday, May 11, 2013 9 am to 4 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Watermelon.
  • Keel & Curley Winery Annual Blueberry Festival - May 
    5210 W. Thonotosassa Road, Plant City, FL 33565. Phone: 813-752-9100. Fax: 813-752-9199. Email: cconnolly@keelandcurleywinery.com. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Note: this is a business-operated festival, not a community/volunteer run festival. They are charging $5 for parking this year  (2011).
    Comments from a visitor on May 03, 2010: "The winery has a blueberry festival this weekend. They have u-pick blueberries and blueberry wine among other wines. Place for the kids and craft stuff."
  • Newberry Watermelon Festival - May; May 21, 2016 from 9 AM to 4:30 PM.
    Destiny Community Church, SW 202nd Street, Newberry, Florida 32669. Email: newberrywatermelonfestival@gmail.com. The 71st Newberry Watermelon Festival will be held at Destiny Community Church's future location. Each year the Newberry Watermelon Festival committee works hard to improve the festival and its activities. The watermelons are always provided from a local grower and given to the festival goers for FREE. We have beauty pageants for ages 0-22 years. Our pageants are held at the Newberry Oak View Middle School Auditorium starting on Friday for girls ages 5-16 years old and on Saturday for the boys and girls ages 0-4 years old. Our Queen's pageant for young ladies ages 17-22 years old are held on Friday with the Queen being crowned on Saturday. Our 2008 Master of Ceremonies for the pageants was 93.7FM K-Country's very own Midday DJ, Mr. Lewis Stokes. Lewis has graciously volunteered his time and talents to our festival pageants for several years now. Some of the favorite festival activities started many years ago and still continue today. These activities include contests for watermelon eating, seed spitting, hog calling, pie/cake baking, and of course the "Big Melon." (ADDED: April 28, 2016, JBS)
  • Red White & Blues Fest Blueberry Festival - Early May;  8 am to 4 pm
    3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston , FL 32696. Phone: (352) 529-0594. Alternate Phone: (772) 260-3883. Email: michellehampton_79@yahoo.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Heading North on highway 27 Turn Left on NE 140th Ct. (at the BP Station) Turn Right onto 40th Street Make an immediate Left onto Upick Lane .06 miles and the Farm is on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Entry fee to festival- $7.00 at gate $5.00 pre-sale online 12 and under free parking is free U-pick $4.00 per pound Pre picked blueberries $5.00 per pound NO PETS ALLOWED. Blueberry festivals, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, inflatables or bounce houses, carnival rides, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals,  We expect this event to draw an attendance of over 4,000 people. The Blues Fest will feature live music & entertainment, fine arts & crafts, retailers, local business, charities, beer & wine gazebo, festival goods, blueberry products & pies and of course 100+ acres of our fresh blueberries for picking!
  • Ruskin Tomato & Heritage Festival - Saturday & Sunday, early May, 10 am to 5 p.m.
    Food, Fun and Farmer's Market, Ruskin Tomato Queen, Plant Show and Sale, Gardening Seminars and Workshops, Fried Green Tomatoes, Kid's Korner- Rides and Games, Crafts, Products and Prizes, Watershed Tour, Butterfly tent with release at end of Festival, Free Sliced Tomatoes, Antique Tractor Show, Roamin' Oldies Classic Car Show, Bluegrass and Country Music, Heritage Center, Historical Exhibits. Free tomato plants to first 250 people. $4 admission; children under 6 are free.
  • Tupelo Honey Festival  - Late May, Saturday, from 9 am to 4 pm
    Lake Alice Park, Wewahitchka, FL. Under the great mossy oaks of Lake Alice, people come from all over the world to Wewahitchka, to taste and take home this local rare delicacy.  Home of the country's finest Tupelo Honey, farmers from the area will have booths of honey in many different sizes and packages, along with food vendors, art & crafts, and live music right on the banks of mossy Lake Alice. (ADDED: April 28, 2016, JBS)
  • Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival - late May - check their website. Gates open at 11 am to 10 pm.
    4253 W Ponkan Road, Zellwood, FL 32798. Phone: 407-886-0014. Fax: 407-886-0001. (Central Florida). The New Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival is a combination of outdoor family fun and entertainment. We have plenty of activities for everyone, young and old. Everyone loves to watch "BIG BERTHA" at work. She can cook 1,650 ears of corn every 9 minutes, in 350 gallons of boiling water. While Mom browses through the Arts & Crafts and the kids enjoy the amusement rides. You can purchase a variety of items from our concessionaires, and then walk it off while you spend part of your day browsing and shopping. We have one of the best Arts & Crafts exhibits in the state. Take home a Festival T-shirt from our Souvenir Shack. Many other items are available. As you leave for home, drop by the Corn Sales area and take home some great fresh Zellwood Sweet Corn. Our corn is grown right here in Zellwood. We will be purchasing our corn from the remaining farm in Zellwood, Long & Scott Farms. For those with disabilities there is a handicapped tent with facilities and assistance for getting to and from the area. Emergency Medical Services are nearby. Parking is free.


  • Chiefland Watermelon Festival - the first Saturday in June, every year
    Chiefland, FL. City Park, Tommy Usher Center. The Parade runs from high school to CR 345. Watermelons, parade, music, crafts, Watermelon Queen Contest. Call (352) 493-2330. Alternate phone: (352) 493-1849 for more information. A one-day festival includes arts and crafts exhibitors, and children's activities, such as the Greased Pole and the Seed Spitting contests. Free cold watermelon, donated by local growers, is served by Civitan members and other volunteers throughout the day. The festival parade is made up of floats with a watermelon theme, high schools bands, fire engines, and cars chauffeuring contestants of the Watermelon Festival Queen contest. Local growers enter their biggest and best melons in the watermelon weighing contest, conducted in three categories. Following the awards ceremony, the delicious entries are auctioned off. Their proceeds help pay for festival expenses. Children's activities are a special part of the festival. The Little King and Queen Contest, organized by the Chiefland Woman's Club, is for youngsters between three and five years old. Each year, 20 to 30 pre-school children dress up and parade in front of an auditorium full of proud relatives and friends. The festival is sponsored by Chiefland Activities Incorporated, which consists of the Civitans and the Chiefland Woman's Club.
  • Jefferson County Annual Watermelon Festival - Held the third weekend of June,
    Monticello, FL. Phone: (850)-997-5552. Email: info@monticellojeffersonfl.com. This festival has enjoyed 65 plus years of watermelon, music, children's theater, pageants, Street Dance, arts and crafts vendors, food, a 5K run, car show, art show ghost tours seed spitting contest, watermelon carving contest, softball tournament, Beer Garden, parade and much, much more. The Watermelon Festival continues as a time-honored tradition that says it's summertime. See the below schedule for details on how you can participate, volunteer, enjoy, or become a vendor! This is your one-stop spot for the 66th Annual Watermelon Festival.
    June 4, Watermelon Pageants
    June 10, Kickoff Dinner, Bed Race, and Rodeo
    June 11, Rodeo
    June 16, Woman's Club Fashion Show
    June 17, Rotary Barbecue, Street Dance & Children's Theatre
    June 18, FMB Breakfast, Antique Car Show, Children's Theatre, Parade & Festival.
    (ADDED: April 28, 2016, JBS)
  • Northeast Florida Blueberry Festival - Friday and Saturday in mid/late June  Note - It looks like this festival may have closed down - does anyone have any current information?  If so, please write me,
    Northeast Florida Fair Grounds, US-1, Callahan, FL 32011. They have blueberries, blueberry pies, muffins and pancakes, and they also have entertainment (fiddlers and cloggers), BBQ beef, pulled pork and fries. There is a children's water slide, face painters and pony rides. For the adults, there are arts/crafts tents and the dunking pond. Directions: it is usually held at NE Florida Fairgrounds on Route 1 (just north of downtown Callahan).   (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from the news story)
  • Panhandle Watermelon Festival- Chipley, Florida - Held the last Saturday in June, from 10 am to 4 pm.
    Chipley, FL. Big Parade at 10 Am from Old High School through downtown. Held in the quaint Florida panhandle town of Chipley, at the Agricultural Center on Jackson Avenue, Highway 90. Events include: a Big Watermelon Contest, comedy shows and other surprise guests, a 5000 Meter Run, a Car & Truck Show, Contests for Kids, Tournament Horseshoe Pitching, Square dancing and Singers. There is also nightly entertainment at the Northwest Florida Campground, in Chipley games and plenty of entertainment for the kids. For More Information Contact : Washington County Ag. Center (850) 638-6180 or email: washington@ifas.ufl.edu.
  • The Arc Santa Rosa Blueberry Bash - usually held on in late June from 8 am to 2 pm
    6225 Dixie Road, Milton, FL 32570. Phone: 850-623-9320. Fax: 850-623-2877. Email: ethatcher.arec@gmail.com. Annual Blueberry Bash. Are you ready for some family fun? Come on out and join us at the 10th Annual Blueberry Bash! This is one BASH you do not want to miss. Enjoy the day picking fresh Blueberries and listening to live music while shopping local Vendors, Arts & Crafts, and having the kids entertained with Children's activities. Enjoy seeing the hot cars at the Show & Shine Car Show, or starting your day with the Blueberry Bash 5K Run & Walk. Theirections: North 3 miles from Highway 90 on Dogwood Road (89) to the 89/87 intersection. Take immediate left hand turn around and make U-Turn back to Dixie on right. We are 3 miles south of NAS Whiting Field. The Arc Santa Rosa Annual Blueberry Bash is held in mid to late June on a Saturday, from 8 am until 2 pm. The "Blueberry Bash" promises to be a fun-filled, family orientated event including local Arts and Crafts vendors, Food, Entertainment and a variety of Children's Activities. We will also have Blueberry fruit, plants and a Blueberry Cookbook available for purchase.  Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Blueberries from late May to early July. Scuppernongs and Muscadines in early August.. The Event is free and open to public. 
  • Tropical Fruit Fiesta -   Saturday, late June, from 9 am to 2 PM.
    Grimal Grove, 258 Cunningham Lane, Big Pine Key. Nowhere else in the Keys can you be in one location and learn so much about planting, common problems and harvesting tropical fruit trees. Many tropical fruit trees you may have never seen before are located at the grove. Several trees exist nowhere else in continental United States. The Tropical Fruit Fiesta is all about FUN! Free admission, family-friendly event had three fun kid's activities: tropical fruit scavenger hunt, plant-a-piney, and making mango ice cream. Pine Island Nursery sold the best quality fruit trees. University of Florida IFAS and Fruit & Spice Park experts were on hand to answer any horticulture questions. There is food and drink, tropical fruit sampling, a fruit display and fruit auction. There was plenty of shade under tents and mature shade and fruit trees. Trees for sale,
    Expert speakers, Fruit display and tasting, Plant clinic with UF experts, fun kid's activities, Food, drink, live music, yoga, Sales vendors, Non-profit groups, Fruit auction and Educational exhibits. (ADDED: April 28, 2016, JBS)
  • Wellborn Annual Blueberry Festival - usually held on a Saturday in early June
    1340 - 8th Avenue, Wellborn, FL 32094. Phone: 386-963-1157. Alternate Phone: 386-590-0002. Fax: 386-963-1151. Email: wendellsnowden@prodigy.net. Open: Saturday, early June, from 7 am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: I-75, Exit 427 (Hwy 90 Lake City); West 10 miles, then right (north) on CR137 to blinking light, turn left. OR: I-10 to Exit 292 (Wellborn CR 137); South to blinking light, turn right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Admission is free. Arts & Crafts and Food Vendors, our Country Store featuring blueberry items, live entertainment, and children's amusements. Fresh blueberries and blueberry plants available. The blueberry pancake breakfast will be served at 7 am and the parade starts at 10:30. Hosted by the Wellborn Community Association, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.  blueberries, Harvest festival, produce for sale, Cooked or baked foods for sale, parking provide free, Shuttle buses to/from parking, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, parade, musical entertainment, carnival rides, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, FREE admission,


  • Dunedin Orange Festival - Saturday in early July from 10am to 10pm
    Edgewater Park, Dunedin, FL 34698. Phone: 727-736-1176. Email: dunedinvin@aol.com. Events: Mojo Cookoff Contest, Music, Food, Entertainment, Fun For All Ages, Miss Dunedin Orange Queen, Pinup Girl contest, Bid on an Orange Bonnet in a Silent Auction! ORANGE FEST AFTER DARK: Adult Beverages! Craft Beer and Wine, Live Music, Sunset At The Marina. Local Food Vendors . Held every July since 2010. (ADDED: April 28, 2016, JBS)
  • Florida Key Lime Festival -   late June, or early July every year 
    Multiple locations, Key West, Florida. Email: wonderdogp@gmail.com. The Key Lime Festival: America's favorite citrus celebration! In the Florida Keys we like to celebrate the things that make our islands unique. Citrus, eccentrics, people & pie. Our celebrations are fun, odd & unforgettable. Our people are too. Come on down to the birthplace of Key Lime Pie for a little taste and you will see what we mean. Love & Limes!
    4 days of culinary events for every taste, including favorites from past years like the Key Lime Cocktail Sip & Stroll and Key Lime Pie Hop, and new favorites for Key Lime lovers like The Key Lime Scavenger Hunt and Key Lime Cookbook Signing & Champagne Reception. We've also added intimate culinary events. Once again, we expect most of the events to sell out. Check out our 2019 schedule below. Registration will open soon. (ADDED: January 4, 2018, JBS)
  • International Mango Festival - July, Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Azucar! Celebrating Mangos from Old Cuba
    Held at Fairchild Tropical Gardens. 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, Miami, Florida 33156, USA. Fairchild is adjacent to Matheson Hammock Park, about 20 minutes by car from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport. Driving directions are easy.
    Mango Tree Sales, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (or until sold out)
    Mangos of the World Cultivar Display, Garden House 9:30 am to Noon
    Mango Medics, Mango Tastings & Evaluations, Corbin Building, 9:30 am to Noon, Admission: $1 per person
    Enjoy Mango Cuisine Samplings from Regional Chefs, 9:30 am
    Mango Fruit Market, Garden House Lawn, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Mango Cafe, Garden House Lawn, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Mangos for Kids! Education - Center for Teaching and Learning Chickee, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Admission is $1 per child
    Mango Workshops, Garden House, 1:00 - 4 pm
    Mango Tree Sales, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (or until sold out)
    Mango Fruit Market, Garden House Lawn, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Mangos for Kids! Education - Center for Teaching and Learning Chickee, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Admission is $1 per child
    Mango Workshops, Corbin Building, 9:30 am - 3 pm
    Fairchild's Mango Brunch, Garden House, 11 am, Fairchild Members $75, Non-members $100
    Mango Auction: Garden House, 3:00-6 pm
  • Kumquat Festival - Mid to late January
    Dade City, FL.  (Central Florida).  Phone: (352) 567-3769. Florida's furry citrus have their own festival with a cook-off, antique car rally and farmers market. The Kumquat Festival is a day of outdoor community fun with live music, food booths, shopping and plenty to keep the whole family busy. The festival unfolds in the heart of historic Dade City and each year it gets bigger and better!  Some festivities include a farmer's market, wagon rides, antique cars and tractors, tasty kumquat dishes and craft shows. As many as 40,000 people attend our event every year, with over 350 vendors participating, filling our historic Downtown core. Here, visitors can enjoy all kinds of tasty kumquat treats, from kumquat pie to kumquat cookies, smoothies, ice cream, marmalade, and even kumquat salsa. Come and enjoy the unique, quaint and family fun of "old Florida" during our Annual Kumquat FestivalⓇ in historic downtown Dade City - it's one of a kind!!!


  • Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards Annual Harvest Grape Stomp - Saturday and Sunday in mid August
    19239 U.S. 27 North, Clermont, Florida 34715. Phone: 800-768-WINE. $2 Donation to benefit The Boys & Girls Club. Finally, harvest season has arrived and it's time for grape stomping competitions! This event is perfect for a family outing. Listen to continuous live music the entire weekend by superb local musicians. Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food is available for purchase, along with complimentary Winery tours and tasting. Come Join Us: (in 2016: Aug 13, 2016 10 am to 05 pm and Aug 14, 2016 11 am to 05 pm).


  • Central Florida Peanut Festival -   the first Saturday of October each year
     Heritage Park, Williston, FL 32696. Phone: (352) 528-5552. Email: wcoc@willistonfl.com. This Williston tradition celebrates all things "Nutty". There will be rides, arts & crafts, live music, information booths, the Little Peanut royal family, and of course, TONS of peanuts. Whether you like them boiled, baked, roasted or fried, this is peanut Mecca. The festival is truly everything peanuts - from peanut oriented crafts to countless bags of the area's prized crop to feast on, to the crowning of Little Peanut King and Queen and Baby Peanut. (ADDED: April 28, 2016, JBS)


  • Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival - mid November
    Jensen Beach, FL. One of the largest festival's in the region and one of the few remaining true street festivals in South Florida. Growing in popularity over its' 28-year history, the weekend long festival salutes the community's rich pineapple heritage and features events for the entire family: world class concerts, arts, crafts, street performers, local bands and midway rides. A main component of the Festival is the Bahamian Market. A delegation from Eleuthera, Bahamas creates an authentic Bahamian Market featuring island music, crafts and the heart pounding sounds of Junkanoo. There are several parking lots within walking distance of the festival located on Jensen Beach Boulevard, Candice Avenue, Indian River Drive, Pineapple Avenue, Church Street and the Jensen Beach Causeway. Many local residents and businesses offer parking on their property for a small fee. A large public parking lot is located on Indian River Drive and Pineapple Avenue at Church Street immediately north of the festival site. Shuttle bus service will be no longer available. (ADDED: April 28, 2016, JBS)


  • St. Augustine Distillery Sugar Cane Harvest Festival - December - call
    112 Riberia Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084. Phone: 904-825-4962. During the festival, guests can help harvest the sugar cane and taste it, as well as tasting spirits and cocktails made at the distillery and try dishes made by local restaurants and artisans. Throughout the year,visit the distillery from Mon-Sat 10 am to 6 pm | Sun 11 am to 6 pm and take a free tour of our distillery and watch as we mix, mash, cook and distill small batch vodka, rum, gin and whiskey in a historically renovated ice manufacturing plant from 1917. You will learn about the history of ice and distilling in Florida, see our products being made, and then taste our small batch spirits for yourself in our tasting room. There's no charge and tours are every 30 minutes until 5pm. Y'all come on by!

Florida Pick-Your-Own Information

This page provides a listing of pick your own farms in North Florida (Jacksonville, Gainesville, Ocala areas).

I'm always looking for suggestions of more farms and events to add and feedback about any you have visited, so if you encounter any, just click on the preceding link, as appropriate!  And if you have a farm and want to add it or correct the information, please click on the link to "add my farm".

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