Upcoming Events
  • 28 Aug '22
    Combine several complementary pest control methods in a mutually enhancing way to reduce pest populations to less than damaging numbers. Learn about Integrated Pest management in my class. Special Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension...
  • 10 Sep '22
    Enjoy a night under the stars at Fruit and Spice park cozied up by a bonfire. Don’t forget your telescope to catch the sights of the stars in the Redland during the summertime. S’more kits, wine, beer and soda available for purchase...
  • 25 Sep '22
    Learn the truths about tropical fruits that nobody ever told you. Special Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County  $25 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.
The Fruit & Spice Park

Tours

Guided tours are conducted every day at 11 am and 1:30 pm, weather permitting. Private tours for schools, clubs, and any special interest group can be arranged at convenient times.

Fruit and Spice Park Online Ticket
Purchasing Guide

Enjoy all Fruit and Spice has to offer! Purchase tickets to an event, festival or class using our new Parklink system. Download the instructional PDF to guide you through how to register and purchase your tickets online.

Plan to be Outdoors

The park is open in all weather conditions except when there is lightning. Please be advised that tram regular schedule may be delayed 30 minutes if lighting is within 10 miles from the park. If lightning persists in the area tram tour may be cancelled. A visit can include extensive walking, so plan your attire accordingly.

Strollers, easels, tripods, monopods and selfie sticks are allowed on the Park grounds. Stroller parking is available at the tram stop. The Garden reserves the right to inspect all bags.

Photography

Individual photographers are welcome to take snapshots of the plants and gardens at the Conservatory. All group photography, photo shoots and professional/commercial photography sessions require a photo permit.  This includes classes, clubs, fashion shoots and engagement and family portraits. Contact the park office at 305.247.5727. Fees may apply.

Accessibility

The Garden, its buildings and its tour vehicles are accessible to people with disabilities, with the exception of a few areas where the terrain is naturally uneven. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at the Garden entrance, on a first-come, first-served basis (reservations are not accepted). An ID must be left with Visitor Services.

Park Admission

$10.00 per adult, $3.00 per child 6-11, and children under 6 are free. Picnic facilities are available.
Admission fee increase January 1, 2019: $10.00 per adult, $3.00 per child 6-11, and children under 6 are free.

Hours of Operation

Park Hours are 10 AM to 5 PM (no admission after 4 PM/ entrance door closes at 4 pm). Open seven (7) days a week except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Miami-Dade Parks provides quality and diverse cultural and recreational experiences for persons with disabilities.

Contact Info

24801 S.W. 187 Avenue
Homestead, Florida 33031
305.247.5727

E-mail: fruitandspicepark@miamidade.gov

Lost and Found

If you have left something behind at the Garden, contact 305.247.5727. Items that are not claimed after 60 days are donated to charity.

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Meet Our Staff of Experts
Jhyna Arauco
Business Specialist 2
Louise King
Louise King
Park Horticulturist and Volunteer Coordinator
A Redland resident and tropical fruit grower for more than 20 years, Louise has had a career dedicated to the enjoyment of the natural world...
Vanessa Trujillo
Park Manager
Meet Your Tour Guides

Your friendly tour guide will take you on a ride throughout the park – hop on!