• 26 Oct '18
    October 26 @ 7:00 pm October 26 @ 10:00 pm
    This Halloween Explore the night sky and the Full Moon with the Southern Cross Astros as they guide you through an exploration of the heavens.  Bring a blanket and enjoy a bonfire, refreshments and storytelling. There is no registration and you...
  • 03 Nov '18
    November 3 @ 10:00 am November 4 @ 5:00 pm
    This event cooks up delectable local seafood in various styles from around the world including shrimp, grouper, conch fritters, and crab cakes. Enjoy incredible music and kid’s activities. Admission: $8.00 (children 11 and under are free)
  • 08 Dec '18
    December 8 @ 10:00 am December 9 @ 5:00 pm
    The festival features local arts and crafts, historical exhibits, a large selection of tropical plants and great food. Children’s activities include a petting zoo and pony rides. Admission: $8 (children 11 and under are free)
  • 22 Feb '19
    February 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm February 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
    Explore the night sky and the “Snow Moon” with the Southern Cross Astros as they guide you through an exploration of the heavens. Bring a blanket and enjoy a bonfire, refreshments and storytelling. Admission: Free
  • 02 Mar '19
    March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
    The festival features Asian crafts, art and exotic music and dance, highlighted by a tasty selection of authentic Far Eastern cuisine. Admission: $12 Children 6-12: $5 (children under 6 years of age are free)
  • 06
    06 Apr '19
    The Festival features award winning BBQ and incredible blues and country music. Lots of children’s activities including pony rides will be available. Admission: $8.00 (children 11 and under are free)
  • 07 Apr '19
    April 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am April 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
    The Festival features award winning BBQ and incredible blues and country music. Lots of children’s activities including pony rides will be available. Admission: $8.00 (children 11 and under are free)
  • 17 May '19
    May 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am May 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
    Truly the largest annual orchid show in the U.S. featuring educational exhibits and orchid vendors. An American Orchid Society judged event that showcases various types of orchids, plant and supplies for sale. Hear lectures, try your look at one of...
  • 22 Jun '19
WHAT’S IN SEASON?
Gamboge and Banana
Gamboge and Banana

The wonders of nature never ceases to amaze me.  I’ve come to this conclusion often, which tells me that I have chosen the right profession. In preparing for this article I looked over last October’s “What’s in Season?” to gain a little perspective. This time last year, the damage from Hurricane Irma was still very

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UPCOMING EVENTS
  • 26 Oct '18
    October 26 @ 7:00 pm October 26 @ 10:00 pm
    This Halloween Explore the night sky and the Full Moon with the Southern Cross Astros as they guide you through an exploration of the heavens.  Bring a blanket and enjoy a bonfire, refreshments and storytelling. There is no registration and you...
  • 03 Nov '18
    November 3 @ 10:00 am November 4 @ 5:00 pm
    This event cooks up delectable local seafood in various styles from around the world including shrimp, grouper, conch fritters, and crab cakes. Enjoy incredible music and kid’s activities. Admission: $8.00 (children 11 and under are free)
  • 08 Dec '18
    December 8 @ 10:00 am December 9 @ 5:00 pm
    The festival features local arts and crafts, historical exhibits, a large selection of tropical plants and great food. Children’s activities include a petting zoo and pony rides. Admission: $8 (children 11 and under are free)
The Fruit & Spice Park

We’re the only tropical botanical garden
of its kind in the United States

The Park’s tropical climate can be found nowhere else in the continental U.S. and hosts over 500 varieties of fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs, and nuts, and other commercially important plant specimens from around the world.
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