Eastern Pasco County's, Biggest and most distinctive event. |
Festival attendees will enjoy the unique, quaint and family fun of old Florida during the Kumquat Festival in historic
downtown Dade City. This really is one of a kind festival. As many as 40,000 people attend this one day event every year,
with over 350 vendors participating, filling historic Downtown Dade City. Festival goers can enjoy all kinds of
tasty kumquat treats, from kumquat pie to kumquat cookies, smoothies, ice cream, marmalade, and even kumquat salsa.
Dade City Florida's Annual Kumquat Festival is held the last Saturday in January each year and has become extremely
popular for its homegrown, family-friendly entertainment. Visitors can listen to local entertainment,
get their face painted, look at antique cars, and shop for arts and crafts. There also is a recipe contest
where you can invent or re-invent your favorite dishes using kumquats. Hours for the Festival are 9:00 am. to 5:00 pm.
Admission is FREE, transportation from the satellite parking areas is FREE, city owned public parking
downtown if FREE and the experience of a unique, authentic and fun filled festival is unforgettable.
The Dade City Chamber of Commerce utilizes the Kumquat Festival to highlight the Dade City Florida and East Pasco
County area. Be sure to see the Historic Courthouse and experience downtown Dade City.
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