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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


January 26
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Dade City Chamber of Commerce


Downtown Dade City
7th Street and Meridian
Dade City, FL 33525 United States
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