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Be sure to mark your calendars for the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department’s 44th Annual Fruit & Spice Park Redland Heritage Festival and Craft Fair, Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Preston B. Bird/Mary Heinlein Fruit & Spice Park, on the corner of Redland Road and Coconut Palm Drive in Homestead.
Guests will experience the rich history and traditions that are unique to the Redland and get a jump on purchasing one-of-a-kind holiday gifts. There will be vendors showcasing traditional natural arts and crafts; nurseries selling native plants and tropical fruit trees; food and beverages for purchase; a kids’ area with pony rides, face painting and old-time games, as well as a variety of entertainment that the whole family will enjoy! Included is a classic car display and special exhibits and lecturers from The Florida Pioneer Museum.
Admission is $10 per adult and free for kids, ages 12 and under. For more information, call 305-247-5727 and visit the website.
The 2019 Fruit & Spice Park Redland Heritage Festival and Craft Fair is being sponsored by Miami Dade County and Thunder Country 100.3, Walker Entertainment.
Fruit & Spice Park is operated by Miami-Dade Parks and grows more than 500 varieties of sub-tropical fruits, herbs, spices, vegetables and nuts from around the world on 39 lush acres in the Redland.
About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department (Miami-Dade Parks):
Miami-Dade Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 270 parks and 13,573 acres of land. It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness and Conservation and Stewardship. The non-profit Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade supports Miami-Dade Parks’ efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.