Tropical Fruit Festival

"Come Taste the Tropics"

Summary of the 2017 Event

Fathers Day at the Mounts

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

 We are now planning for 2018

Dates and schedule TBD for next summer! 


Mounts Botanical Garden In collaboration with the Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council International & sponsored by Whole Foods Market.


Invites you to Join us on a culinary journey around the world as we explore delicious tropical fruit. Exciting activities in the Garden include cooking demonstrations. A Tropical fruit display featuring over 100 tropical fruits, tropical fruit samples (limited to the first 500 attendees), Whole Foods Market sampling table, plus fruit and fruit trees will be available for purchase. Palm Beach County Extension

Master Gardener Booth, Family and Consumer Sciences food displays, live music and more.

Bring Dad and the entire family to celebrate Father’s Day and everything Tropical – at the all new and improved Tropical Fruit Festival!


Enjoy everything tropical including tropical fruit tastings, ice cream, smoothies, tropical fruit infused beer, wine, lemonade and teas, tropical food, live music, food demonstrations, “Tropi-Kids” Zone, vendors and of course tropical fruit trees and fruit to purchase.

AND the Grand Opening of the long-awaited Windows on the Floating World: Blume Tropical Wetland Garden!

Entertainment Schedule:
11:00 am – Food Demonstration: Infusing Tropical Fruit into Sauces by Bruce’s Ghost Pepperz
12:00 pm – Steel Band Culture (Caribbean Steel Drum)
1:30 pm – Food Demonstration: Mango Madness! Mess-free mango eating, cutting and preserving by Chef Nina Kauder, Bean Scene Productions
2:30 pm – Rhythm & Grooves (Reggae and R&B)

Admission: FREE for Members of Mounts Botanical Garden, the Rare Fruit Council


RFC Fruit Market 2012 TFF                                                                          

Norman, CFLE Extension Director




531 North Military Trail West Palm Beach, FL 33415

This event is accessible to people with disabilities.

Mounts Office 561-233-1757






Chef Allen Susser 2012 TFF







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