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July 6 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Garden’s most fruitful season with this tasty festival!

Many of the world’s favorite fruits have subtropical or tropical origins. Our climate in Southwest Florida is well-suited for growing these sweet treats, and at the Garden, you can find fruiting plants growing in nearly all of our designed landscapes.

During this event, you can sample tropical fruits from around the world, discover some lesser-known fruiting plants grown in the Garden, watch live demonstrations, and take a fruit-themed tour. Enjoy Fogg Café specials and paletas from Taco Tummy—while supplies last. Fruit tasting will begin at 9am in Kapnick Hall.

Schedule of Events


Collier Fruit Growers Tropical Fruit Display
8am – 5pm
Location: Kapnick Hall Terrace

Tropical Fruit Tasting
9am – 5pm
Location: Kapnick Hall

10am – 5pm
Location: Hoffmann Lawn

Dig Deeper
11am – 5pm
Location: Berger Shop in the Garden Terrace


Processing a Jackfruit
Location: McCann Courtyard

Processing a Coconut
12:30pm & 3:30pm
Location: McCann Courtyard

Go Bananas for Bananas
10:30am & 1:30pm
Location: Nina’s Pavilion

Vining Vanilla
11:30am & 2:30pm
Location: Nina’s Pavilion


Fruits of the Caribbean
8:30am, 10am, & 11:30am

Fruits of Asia
9am, 10:30am, & 12pm

Fruits of Brazil
9:30am & 11am

Tours are $10 for Members/$15 for Non-Members. Guests may register online or at Ticketing.

Included with Garden admission; free for Members. Every Garden admission ticket or membership purchase helps to support Naples Botanical Garden’s conservation efforts.


Collier Fruit Growers

Fruit & Spice Park

UF | IFAS Tropical Research & Education Center

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