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Calendar of Events - Mixon Fruit Farms

EVENTS
 Year Round
Current Hours are:

Mixon GROVESIDE MARKET is open 10:00am to 5:00pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sunday. Closing at 3:00pm on April 25th.

Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sunday. Closing at 3:00pm April 25th.


Mixon’s Gift Shoppe & Groveside Cafe

Mixon Fruit Farms Gift Shoppe and Groveside Cafe is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Come for breakfast or lunch, you’ll find great breakfast selections, delicious deli sandwiches of all sorts, unique salads and special made soups, plus fresh bakery items and cookies. Florida Wines are on hand to sample and purchase from local wineries. People come from all over for Orange Swirl Ice Cream and to browse the Gift Shoppe for all occasion gift items and gourmet foods.
 Year Round
Current Tour Hours & Pricing:

Mixon ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAM TOURS are 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00. They are approximately one hour, weather permitting. No 3:00 Tram Tour on April 25th.

Orange Blossom Tram Tours are $10.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Children 3 to 12 (plus tax). Children under 2 are FREE.


Times may change without notice. Call ahead to verify departure times.
MIXON’S "ORANGE BLOSSOM" EXPRESS TRAM

Take an informative and educational ride on the Orange Blossom Tram, through the Orange Grove, past the Garden Oasis & Koi Pond with a stop at our Wildlife Rescue. You'll learn all kinds of interesting facts about Florida citrus and other tropical fruit. The stop at our Wildlife Rescue will provide an enjoyable interactive presentation about the current rescued Florida animals, reptiles and birds.
The tour will last about an hour and is well worth your time. Bring your camera! There will be special moments you'll want to remember!
 April
Saturday April 25, 2015
10:00am to 3:00pm
Antiques, Arts, and Crafts Show

On the fourth Saturday of each month, April through September, Mixons comes alive with a variety of artists and vendors displaying and offering their finest works for sale…Antiques, Arts, Crafts and MORE! The event takes place inside Mixon’s Packing House. While you’re enjoying a great day of browsing and shopping, stop in at the Groveside Café for our famous Cuban sandwich…or a great salad! Inside the store you can enjoy our famous "Orange Swirl" Ice Cream or Homemade Fudge!! Don’t miss the Florida Wines we have on hand for sampling!

VENDORS: Click here for registration form
 May
Saturday May 23, 2015
10:00am to 3:00pm
Antiques, Arts and Crafts Show

On Saturday, May 23, Mixons is hosting a wide variety of artists and vendors displaying and offering for sale their finest works…Antiques, Arts, Crafts and MORE! The event takes place inside Mixon’s Packing House. While you’re enjoying a great day of browsing and shopping, stop in at the Groveside Café for our famous Cuban sandwich…or a great salad! Inside the store you can enjoy our famous "Orange Swirl" Ice Cream or Homemade Fudge!! Don’t miss the Florida Wines we have on hand for sampling!

VENDORS: Click here for registration form
 June
Saturday June 27, 2015
10:00am to 3:00pm

Antiques, Arts and Crafts Show

On Saturday, June 27, inside Mixons Packing House, a variety of artists and vendors will be displaying and offering for sale their finest works…Antiques, Arts, Crafts and MORE! While you’re enjoying a great day of browsing and shopping, stop in at the Groveside Café for our famous Cuban sandwich…or a great salad! Inside the store you can enjoy our famous "Orange Swirl" Ice Cream or Homemade Fudge!! Check out all of our unique gifts and specialty items in our gift shop. Don’t miss the Florida Wines we have on hand for sampling!

VENDORS: Click here for registration form

 July
Saturday July 25, 2015
10:00am to 3:00pm
Antiques, Arts & Crafts Show

On Saturday, July 25, Mixons will be hosting a variety of artists and vendors who will be displaying and offering for sale their finest works…Antiques, Arts, Crafts and MORE! The show is set up in Mixon's Packing House. While you’re enjoying a great day of browsing and shopping, stop in at the Groveside Café for our famous Cuban sandwich…or a great salad! Inside the store you can enjoy our famous "Orange Swirl" Ice Cream or Homemade Fudge!! Check out all of our unique gifts and specialty items in our gift shop. Don’t miss the Florida Wines we have on hand for sampling!

VENDORS: Click here for registration form
 August
Saturday August 22, 2015
10:00am to 3:00pm
Antiques, Arts & Crafts Show

On Saturday, August 22, Mixons will be hosting a variety of artists and vendors who will be displaying and offering for sale their finest works…Antiques, Arts, Crafts and MORE! The show is set up in Mixon's Packing House. While you’re enjoying a great day of browsing and shopping, stop in at the Groveside Café for our famous Cuban sandwich…or a great salad! Inside the store you can enjoy our famous "Orange Swirl" Ice Cream or Homemade Fudge!! Check out all of our unique gifts and specialty items in our gift shop. Don’t miss the Florida Wines we have on hand for sampling!

VENDORS: Click here for registration form
 September
Saturday September 26, 2015
10:00am to 3:00pm
Antiques, Arts & Craft Show

On Saturday, September 26, your final chance of the "summer" to enjoy Mixon's Antiques, Arts, Crafts and MORE! The wide variety of artists and vendors will be displaying and offering for sale their finest works. The event takes place inside Mixon’s Packing House. While you’re enjoying a great day of browsing and shopping, stop in at the Groveside Café for our famous Cuban sandwich…or a great salad! Come on inside the store and enjoy our special Orange Swirl Ice Cream or Homemade Fudge!! Don’t miss the Florida Wines we have on hand for sampling!

VENDORS: Click here for registration form
 November
Saturday, November 7, 2015
11:00am to 3:00pm
Grilled Cheese Contest

Do you think you have the best Grilled Cheese Sandwich?? Enter your dish at our Taste of Mixon’s and let the customers decide! Anyone can enter and anyone can win!! You can win a place on our deli menu for one year with the recipe and your picture, $150 Mixon Gift Card and a 1st place winners trophy. $15 entry fee…..All proceeds go to Southeast High School Culinary Department.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
11:00am to 3:00 pm
A Taste of Mixon

Don’t miss it! Each person will receive a passport around our unique store, with a chance to sample a wide variety of delicious treats we are known for. There will be a station for Mixon’s Silky Fudge, our fresh-popped Broghies, Local Honey, Barbeque Sauces, Wisconsin Cheese, McCane’s Dips, Mixon's Private Label WINE TASTING, Mixon’s special deli items, and more. You will get a stamp at each location and a coupon for that item. Your passport will be put into a drawing to win OVER $350 IN PRIZES!! Prizes include a night stay at the BUNGALOW BEACH RESORT on Anna Maria Island, $50 Gift Certificate to ANNA MARIA OYSTER BAR, Mixon's Gift Certificates, and much more.

There is NO CHARGE for this fun and delicious activity. This is a wonderfully popular event!
Friday, November 13, 2015
11:00am to 3:00pm
Health & Business Fair

Come out to Mixon's and enjoy our biannual Health & Business Fair! We'll have lots of vendors offering health screenings to keep you healthy and fit. Plenty of business offers, giveaways, and LOTS of drawings for prizes.

The following is a small sampling of companies who will be on hand to offer screenings, exams, and helpful tips for leading a healthier life!

Hearing Centers Of Southwest Florida----Hearing Exams
All Ears Hearing----Hearing exams
Eye Associates------Eye exams
One Blood----Blood pressure, temperature, iron count, and cholesterol screenings
DoTerra----Oil Therapy


This is one of our most popular events. Don't miss out!

Saturday, November 21, 2015
9:00am to 5:00pm
Harvest Festival

A weekend of fun and lots to do with your family. 2 Circus shows (TBD) , an Antique Car Show, live entertainment from local schools, bands and performers. Our NEW Kid Zone with citrus-themed games... “Juice Slam,” “Hungry Mixon Man,” "Stockin' Fruit,” and “Ring Toss.” Lots of games with lots of prizes... and so much more! Special appearances by your favorite characters! They will take pictures with you and sign autographs!! Lots to see and do….Bungee Jumping, Bounce House, Rock Wall climbing...Delicious food (Italian Sausage, Burgers, Pizza, Philly Cheesesteak, BBQ, Strawberry Shortcake & so much more)!

There will also be over 70 crafters...local artists and vendors.

Bring the entire family, and bring your camera! You won't want to miss a thing!

Register to be an Arts & Crafts Vendor

Sunday, November 22, 2015
9:00am to 5:00pm
Harvest Festival

A weekend of fun and lots to do with your family. 2 Circus shows (TBD) , an Antique Car Show, live entertainment from local schools, bands and performers. Our NEW Kid Zone with citrus-themed games... “Juice Slam,” “Hungry Mixon Man,” "Stockin' Fruit,” and “Ring Toss.” Lots of games with lots of prizes... and so much more! Special appearances by your favorite characters! They will take pictures with you and sign autographs!! Lots to see and do….Bungee Jumping, Bounce House, Rock Wall climbing...Delicious food (Italian Sausage, Burgers, Pizza, Philly Cheesesteak, BBQ, Strawberry Shortcake & so much more)!

There will also be over 70 crafters...local artists and vendors.

Register to be an Arts & Crafts Vendor



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Mixon GROVESIDE MARKET is open 10:00am to 5:00pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sunday. Closing at 3:00pm on April 25th.
Mixon ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAM TOURS are 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00. They are approximately one hour, weather permitting. No 3:00 Tram Tour on April 25th.
Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sunday. Closing at 3:00pm April 25th.
Mixon OFFICE hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sunday. Closing at 3:00pm on April 25th.

Sunday, April 19, 2015


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