Enjoy a special lunch from Chinsegut Hill, one of the tallest places in Florida, overlooking a marvelous vista. Wonderful food catered by Albanese Catering and new friends who love history and beauty, as well as a nice meal. Then head over to the Manor House Museum for a lovely tour… Read More
The Citrus County Chamber of Commerce is once again partnering with The Mertailor to bring a little fantasy and wonder to Ft Island Gulf Beach. See The Mermaids swimming (They LOVE to show off). Sip on frosty margaritas with enjoying live music all day from DJ Diorio, Barefoot Bob and… Read More
Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry began performing in the 1990s as part of two different bands with Montgomery’s brother, John Michael Montgomery. Montgomery Gentry was formed in 1999. The duo was known for its Southern rock influences and collaborated with Charlie Daniels, Toby Keith, Five for Fighting, and members of… Read More
The Live Oak Theatre version of the 70s smash hit, Stephen Schwartz’ hit musical Godspell will be presented over three weekends from March 29 through April 14, at the Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida. Godspell opened off-Broadway on May 17, 1971, and has since been… Read More
The loquat festival is a learning and sharing event expanding the knowledge and appreciation of the loquat tree and its fruit. There will be presentations on the cultivation of loquat trees, how to eat its fruit, how to can it and cook with it, including recipes using loquats. Also featured… Read More
A three day musical weekend under the stars for all ages includes music workshops and internationally acclaimed blues entertainment. There’s a new blues fest on the horizon and it’s guaranteed to be a good one! GPS Festival Production partners Greg Herndon, of Mojoe Productions, and Paul Benjamin, of the North… Read More
Since 1980, Florida’s historic Withlacoochee River Bluegrass Festival in Dunellon is a 4-day festival featuring the brightest and best bluegrass entertainment. Come on out and camp alongside the river. Enjoy campground picking. Come for the day or the weekend. Thursday features a dinner special and open mic. Sunday Bluegrass Gospel… Read More
The Hernando County Fine Arts Council, along with this year’s presenting sponsor, Raymond James Financial Inc., invites you to the 35th Annual Art in the Park event on Saturday and Sunday, March 9-10 from 10 am to 5 pm at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, in downtown Brooksville. This… Read More
The Floral City Strawberry Festival is a salute to local agriculture. Ferris Farms, our local grower, supplies hundreds of flats of strawberries that are made into fresh strawberry shortcakes, and are also sold fresh to festival-goers to bring home to make their own strawberry delicacies. The festival will open Saturday… Read More
The SunWest Crab & Shrimp Festival is back for a fourth year, and this time around we have added more seating, bigger bands and extended hours, so you have more time to enjoy the festival and fantastic destination, Sunwest Park! This event brings thousands of individuals to SunWest Park with… Read More
Friday, February 22, 8 a.m. at Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars and bird books available for use. For information, text Linda at 352-428-2629 or email [email protected] Share this:… Read More
Walk along the Good Neighbor Trail and enjoy this Free Event & Free Parking. Visit with over 60 artists, crafters, vendors, storytellers and Re-enactors. Enjoy Music in the Gazebo, Chinese Auction Basket raffles and Home baked goods. Breakfast & Lunch food trucks will be available. We will also have Historic… Read More
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The Kumquat Festival
January 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Over 400 vendors and 30 sponsors fill historic downtown Dade City at the annual Kumquat Festival. Here, visitors can enjoy all kinds of tasty kumquat treats, from kumquat pie to kumquat cookies, smoothies, ice cream, marmalade, and even kumquat salsa.
Dade City’s Annual Kumquat Festival®, held the last Saturday in January each year, (Saturday, January 26, 2019 – 9am to 5pm) has become extremely popular for its homegrown, family-friendly entertainment. Visitors can listen to local entertainment, get their face painted, look at antique cars, and shop for arts and crafts.
Fun Activities to SEE & DO at the festival include: Arts & Crafts, Delicious Food (from our local restaurants, food vendors and food trucks), Car & Truck Show, Health & Wellness Area, Live Local Entertainment, Farmer’s Market, Kumquat Kids Corral, Kumquats, Kumquat Pie & Products, Quilt Challenge and our wonderful Sponsors.
Admission is FREE, transportation from two satellite parking areas is FREE, city owned public parking downtown is FREE and the experience of a unique, authentic and fun-filled festival is unforgettable.
Entertainment Schedule at the historic Courthouse Square
9:30 am – 9:50 am – Saint Leo University – Totally TABS
10:00 am – 11:00 am – Calvary Assembly of Dade City – Christian Contemporary; National Anthem/Prayer
11:15 am – 12 Noon – Melissa Lee Zenker – Country
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm – Strawberry Express Cloggers
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Frank Savers with Influence of Music
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm – Folkloric Company Totecatl/Dancers
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Emmet Stevens, Jr. & Seventeenth Street – Contemporary/Country
4:15 pm – 4:45 pm – Frank Inversso & Pasco Talent
Special thanks to Frank Inversso and SoulorSON Productions for providing and operating the sound equipment.
Additional Sponsors of the Festival include O’Reilly Auto Parts, Peterson Insurance, Times, Dade City Business Center, TECO, Jim Browne auto dealerships, Big Storm Brewing, GEICO, Kumquat Growers, Wells Fargo, Jarrett Ford, AAA Auto Club Group, All American Gutter Protection, Beef O’Brady’s & The Brass Tap, Boltin Pest Control, CenterState Bank, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, First Baptist Church of Dade City , First National Bank of Pasco, Hampton Inn Dade City/Zephyrhills, Majestic Oaks Apartments, Metro PCS, Morningside RV Estates, Nicoletti Law Firm, Pasco Hernando State College, Ryman Roofing and Construction, Saint Leo University, Sam’s Club, Senior Helpers, Tobacco Free Florida, Traveler’s Rest Resort, Verizon Wireless
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