Fruit festival offers sweet and juicy fun in South Dade


If you go

What: Redland Summer Fruit Festival

Where: Redland Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Admission: $8; children 11 and under enter free

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Special to The Miami Herald

South Floridians can taste fruits both rare and familiar at the annual Redland Summer Fruit Festival this weekend.

The annual event will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave.

Admission is $8, while children 11 and under enter free.

The 25th annual event showcases local agriculture and tropical fruits. There will be vendor booths featuring foods and rare fruit sampling.

Fruit & Spice Park Manager Chris Rollins said the event attracts about 3,000 people.

“It showcases one of our basic products, many grow these fruits,” he said.

The event initially started as a mango festival.

At the event, there will be a collection of tropical fruit from around the world, farm equipment, fruit for sale, a steel band and park tours.

There will also be food for sale like burgers and hot dogs and Greek and Thai dishes.

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