The 2023 Open House will be held at the Kumquat Growers packing house in St. Joseph from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Friday, January 27th, 2023 (the day before the Kumquat Festival).


Schedule and events subject to change. Please check back prior to the event

“Origin and History of the Kumquat”
Talks at 10:00, 11:00, 12:30, 1:30

Listen to an informative talk on the origin and history of kumquats in the Dade City area. Also learn about the different types of kumquats and how they are used. (approx 15 min).

Packing House Tour
Tours at 10:30, 11:30, 1:00, 2:00

A tour of the Packing House which will explain how kumquats are picked, processed, packaged and shipped. (approx 15 min.)

Grove Tour
Tours every 30 minutes from 10:30 until 2:30

A tour of a kumquat grove. This tour will cover the planting, maintenance and care of kumquat trees for commercial production. (approx 30 min.)