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For Immediate Release:
October 25, 2013
Media Contact:
Brian Cullen
bcullen@miamidade.gov
305-247-5727

Cathy Guerra
ferrec@miamidade.gov
305-235-1668

2nd Annual Redland Fish Fry & Seafood Festival at the Fruit & Spice Park


The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department and Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Vice-Chair and District 8 Commissioner Lynda Bell present the 2nd annual Redland Fish Fry & Seafood Festival on Saturday & Sunday, November 16 & 17, 2013, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, at the Fruit & Spice Park. The Fruit & Spice Park is located at 24801 SW 187th Avenue in Homestead. 

Join us lakeside for some tantalizing seafood and incredible live stage performances by local bands throughout the day. Additional food and beverage items will be available for purchase, including fresh roasted corn on the cob, funnel cakes, ice cream, milk shakes and frozen lemonade. Featured bands will include: Kevin Hurley & Bill Davidson, Rodeo Clowns, Kaylee Rose, Collins & Webb, and Avocado Estate. 

There will be a multitude of children’s activities, including pony rides and an interactive fishing zone sponsored by Miami-Dade Parks EcoAdventures and Adventure Sports Miami. Young anglers will have an opportunity to learn correct fishing techniques, such as knot tying, lure selection, fish identification and casting. Visitors of all ages are also invited to attend a free workshop on the fundamentals of kayak fishing.       

The sponsors for the 2nd annual Redland Fish Fry & Seafood Festival include: Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Vice-Chair and District 8 Commissioner Lynda Bell, Budweiser, South Dade Garden Club, Riva Watersports, Community Bank of South Florida, and Walker Entertainment.  

Admission is $8 for adults and free for children ages 11 and under. For more information, please visit www.fruitandspicepark.org or call 305-247-5727. 

About the Fruit and Spice Park

Fruit & Spice Park, operated by the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, grows more than 500 varieties of sub-tropical fruits, herbs, spices, vegetables and nuts from around the world on 39 lush acres in the agricultural Redland. The park offers daily botanical tours, fruit tasting and naturalist led workshops. For more information, please visit www.fruitandspicepark.org, or call 305-247-5727. 

About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department:

Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award, winner of the 2013 Florida Governor’s Sustained Excellence Award and the 2009 Florida Governor’s Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12,825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade County Parks call 3-1-1, or visit www.miamidade.gov/parks/.