Southern Draft Horse Pull at 12 noon (Two weight classes lightweights (3400lbs and under) and heavyweights Quilt Show ALL day live entertainment food vendors blacksmith model trains demonstrations all museum buildings open with docents many in time period attire And more! Share this:… Read More
For nearly a year, the Gulf Archaeology Research Institute team has been excavating the grounds around Chinsegut Hill layer by layer to offer us a glimpse into the lives of indigenous peoples, enslaved people, and early settlers. Archaeologist Gary Ellis has more than 40 years of experience and has contributed… Read More
Get your mermaid tails ready… we are approaching the Florida Mermaid Trail Festival and Mobile Mural Unveiling happening on February 11th! Bring the kids out for a day of family-friendly fun. Read More
Embark on a nature walk through the grounds and trails of Chinsegut Hill Historic Site with Jim Davis, Director of the University of Florida’s IFAS Multi-County Extension, from 10 a.m. to noon on Jan. 18, Feb. 15, or March 22. The 2-hour hike covers the uneven and hilly ground around Chinsegut Hill. This… Read More
We’re ready for a VERY BERRY weekend as the Floral City Strawberry Festival returns for its 36th year in beautiful Floral Park. Produced by the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce and presented by Jenkins Automotive! Join us on March 4 and 5, 2023 for berries and pageants and pies (OH… Read More
Are you tired of the medical merry-go-round? Learn about a variety of local businesses and organizations that provide information, services, goods, and demonstrations of ways to enhance your health holistically at the First Annual Nature Coast Holistic Health Expo. Guest speakers will teach about mind shifting, medical marijuana, nutrition, and… Read More
Three Day Musical Weekend Under The Stars For All Ages. Blues Bash at the Ranch came about after the success of Camping with the Blues, held at Florida Sand Music Ranch in October each year. Greg Herndon and Paul Benjamin felt another blues festival would be the perfect addition to the ranch and… Read More
The Sound of Music, in collaboration with The Law Office of Paul H Nessler Jr, P.A., Karen E. Leonardo, Attorney at Law, will be performed by the Live Oak Theatre Mainstage from March 17 through April 2. The Sound of Music is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by… Read More
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2023 Annual Kumquat Festival®
January 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Annual Kumquat Festival® is a free event on the streets of historic downtown Dade City, featuring the Kumquat Growers in the Wells Fargo parking lot at Meridian and 6th Street, where you can learn all about, and purchase kumquats. The festival includes lots of fun things to see and do.
There are over 300 vendors (craft, farmers market, food, beverage, kid’s) Fifteen sponsors are located at 7th Street and Meridian Avenue. There is a Kids’ Corral with a variety of activities for children of all ages. View the Quilt Show around the fountain at the historic courthouse from 11am-4pm.
Don’t miss the famous Car and Truck Show in the Robert D. Sumner Judicial Courthouse parking lot.
This is the place to get lots of kumquat products including the famous kumquat pie!
The festival is held on the streets in downtown Dade City. Parking is also available at various locations around downtown. For the safety of your pet and other festival patrons, please allow your pets to stay at home during the festival.
There is an information booth located at the intersection of 7th Street & Meridian Avenue where you can get information on the food, all vendors, all sponsors and restroom locations. Please stop by to purchase your Official T-Shirt, hat or visor, or ask questions. Lost and Found items can be directed to the Information Booth.
Remember that if you’re getting a little tired, take a few minutes to enjoy a snack and find a place to rest. There are several picnic tables that can be found at various locations. Pace yourself, take a few minutes to relax and don’t forget to stay hydrated.
There is a wide variety of delicious food at the Annual Kumquat Festival, including items made with kumquats, that can be found throughout our festival. Portable toilets and hand washing/sanitizing stations are scattered throughout the festival area.
Many vendors offer paying by credit cards, but there are also many that do not. Bank and stand-alone ATM locations are available.
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