• 6th Annual Florida Loquat Festival

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    Name: 6th Annual Florida Loquat Festival
    Date: March 23, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    The festival is a learning and sharing event to help expand the knowledge and appreciation of the loquat tree and its fruit. There will be presentations on the cultivation of the loquat trees, how to eat its fruit, how to can it and cook with it, including recipes. Also featured will be samples for tasting, a talk on the cultural context of this often overlooked Florida fruit-bearing tree, trees available for sale from licensed Florida nurseries along with fresh fruit, preserves, seeds, brochures, lectures, poetry, festival shirts to purchase, live music and other loquat products. Trees go very quickly so you are encouraged to attend early.
    Location:
    Taking place in Francis Avenue Park 6156 Louisiana Avenue New Port Richey
    Date/Time Information:
    Sat, Mar 23, 2019 9am-2pm (with event program beginning at 10am and poetry reading at 1pm) Loquat Literary Festival 1-2pm
    Contact Information:
    Marilynn deChant 727-849-1626
    Fees/Admission:
    FREE to attend
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