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The Annual Kumquat Festival® is a free event on the streets of historic downtown Dade City, featuring the Kumquat Growers in the Wells Fargo parking lot at Meridian and 6th Street, where you can learn all about, and purchase kumquats. The festival includes lots of fun things to see and do.
There are over 300 vendors (craft, farmers market, food, beverage, kid’s) Fifteen sponsors are located at 7th Street and Meridian Avenue. There is a Kids’ Corral with a variety of activities for children of all ages. View the Quilt Show around the fountain at the historic courthouse from 11am-4pm.
Don’t miss the famous Car and Truck Show in the Robert D. Sumner Judicial Courthouse parking lot.
This is the place to get lots of kumquat products including the famous kumquat pie!
The festival is held on the streets in downtown Dade City. Parking is also available at various locations around downtown. For the safety of your pet and other festival patrons, please allow your pets to stay at home during the festival.
There is an information booth located at the intersection of 7th Street & Meridian Avenue where you can get information on the food, all vendors, all sponsors and restroom locations. Please stop by to purchase your Official T-Shirt, hat or visor, or ask questions. Lost and Found items can be directed to the Information Booth.
Remember that if you’re getting a little tired, take a few minutes to enjoy a snack and find a place to rest. There are several picnic tables that can be found at various locations. Pace yourself, take a few minutes to relax and don’t forget to stay hydrated.
There is a wide variety of delicious food at the Annual Kumquat Festival, including items made with kumquats, that can be found throughout our festival.Portable toilets and hand washing/sanitizing stations are scattered throughout the festival area.
Many vendors offer paying by credit cards, but there are also many that do not. Bank and stand-alone ATM locations are available.