Tampa's FREE Blueberry Festival Is Officially Starting This Weekend
Tampa Bay's 12th annual Blueberry Fest starts on April 6.
Flordia's strawberry season may be on it's way out, but blueberries are still going strong. The 12th annual Tampa Bay Blueberry Festival starting this weekend and it's a must-see for any berry lover.
According to the official event page, Keel and Curley Winery and Keel Farms celebrate the Spring Blueberry Harvest with 2 weekends at the farm - and it's fun for the whole family. This year the event will be hosted April 6-7 and the following weekend, 13-14. The festival will be open 8am to 6pm each of the four days.
This is no small event - the blueberry fest will be bringing over 100 food and craft vendors, live entertainment, a kids farm zone, u-pick blueberries, and a wine tasting school ($10 per person, must be 21 or older to participate).
Admission to the festival is free and parking is just $10 per vehicle. The event is also pet-friendly, so you can totally bring Fido along for an evening of berry picking fun with the entire family!
U-Pick berries will be offered each day from 8-4pm at $6 per pound if paid with cash or $6.50 if paid with card. You can also purchase preharvested and already packaged berries if pickin' isn't your thing.
There will be plenty of desserts and foods that are berry-infused so be sure to come hungry to take advantage of all the event has to offer!
For more information about the event, you can see their official webpage here.
Keel & Curley Winery is located at 5210 Thonotosassa Road, Plant City, FL 33565