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Calendar of Events - Mixon Fruit Farms

 Year Round
Current Hours are:

Mixon GROVESIDE MARKET is open 10:00am to 5:00pm Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday.

Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 5:00pm Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday.

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 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.

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

Times may change without notice. Call ahead to verify departure times.

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.
February 13, 2015
Friday - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Big Band Valentine

"Oceans Eleven" is an exciting, eleven-piece jazz band dedicated to promoting and continuing the great jazz traditions as practiced by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Bennie Goodman, Buddy Rich and Quincy Jones, among others. This swingin' band will play a great collection of other music. The band is led by drummer Bryan Post and features great soloists.

We'll will be selling tickets to win a night at the Bungalow Beach Resort at Bradenton Beach, a Pandora Bracelet and gift cards to Anna Maria Oyster Bar.

Soft drinks, food, beer and wine available for purchase.
Entrance fee $5.00. Parking FREE.
February 14, 2015
Saturday - 2:00pm

Come on down to Mixon Fruit Farms and have some fun! The contest is to finish 20 Hershey’s Kisses the fastest. Kids 10 and under will race to eat a FREE Mixon Orange Swirl Ice Cream the fastest. There will be prizes for adults and kids.

PRIZES – PRIZES – PRIZES! Ladies and Gentlemen can win a night at the Bungalow Beach Resort at Bradenton Beach. Kids 11 – 18 are eating the candy kisses for a $15 gift certificate to Mixon’s.
For kids 10 and under, they will eat ice cream and the winner will get a $5 Mixon's gift certificate.

This is a fun day for the whole family to be at the farm!

February 20, 2015
Friday - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Health & Business Fair

Come enjoy our bi-annual Health & Business Fair. We'll have lots of vendors offering health screenings to keep you healthy and fit. Plenty of business offers and lots of drawings for prizes.
One of our most popular events, don't miss out!

Including, but not limited to:
Hearing Centers Of Southwest Florida----Hearing Exams
All Ears Hearing----Hearing exams
Eye Associates------Eye exams
One Blood----Blood pressure and glucose testing
DoTerra----Oil Therapy
Health Choice/Health Source---Massage Therapy
Living Well Acupuncture---Acupuncture Therapy

February 21, 2015
Saturday - 11:00am to 3:00pm
A Taste Of Mixon’s

We are having our bi-annual event “A Taste Of Mixon’s." We will provide you a passport around our unique store to sample all kinds of yummy treats we are known for. There will be a station for Mixon’s silky fudge, our fresh popped broghies, local honey, BBQ, Wisconsin Cheese, McCane’s Dips, wine, keylime pie, Mixon’s Hot Pizza and much more! Every customer will get a stamp at each location and a coupon for that item. The passport will be put into a drawing to win over $350 in prizes. The winner will receive a one-night stay at the Bungalow Beach Resort on Anna Maria Island, $50 Gift Certificate to Anna Maria Oyster Bar.
February 28, 2015 and March 1, 2015
Saturday and Sunday
9:00am to 5:00pm

Orange Blossom Festival

Back by popular demand:

The World Famous Wallenda Troupe!
It offers thrills, stunts and highwire entertainment. From daredevil acts to theatrical entertainment, The World Famous Wallendas provide top-notch, quality entertainment at 11:30 and 3:00. As a Guinness Book of World Records holder, Rick Wallenda endeavors to bring more record-breaking events to the books with the troupe. Their entertainment goes beyond the traditional limitations of the past, but honors those who built the traditions that made the Wallenda name what it is today. More than 200 years of entertainment experience is now combined with professional writers and artists as the 21st century opens new pathways.

For your musical delight, local bluegrass band HWY 41 SOUTH will be playing at 2:00pm on both days of our festival! We are so excited to have them play for you! Here are the performance times for all other performers listed below!

9:00 Wakeland chorus/dance
10:30 Southeast Chamber Orchestra
11:00 Southeast Guitar Ensemble
12:00 Harmony B
12:30 Starfire Dancers
2:00 HWY 41 South

10:00 Diamonds and Pearls Dance Team
11:00 Braden River Jazz Band
12:30 Salute To America
2:00 HWY 41 South

To add to the fun, we will have Antique Car Shows; kids will love our brand new orange-themed Kid Zone, featuring citrus-themed games such as “Juice Slam," “Hungry Mixon Man," "Stockin Fruit," “Ring Toss,” and more. Special appearances by your favorite super heros and your favorite princess sisters…”Do you want to build a snowman??” Yes, they will be here to take pictures and sign autographs at 11:00, 1:00 & 3:30!! Lots to do….along with pony rides, bungee jumping, bounce houses, live entertainment, delicious food (Sausage Burgers, Pizza, Philly Cheesesteak, FAMOUS AMISH DONUTS, strawberry shortcakes & more), and over 70 crafters!

March 1, 2015
Sunday - 8:00am
Annual Orange Blossom 5K Run Through the Groves

Mixon Fruit Farms presents LECOM’s 1st Annual Orange Blossom 5K Run Through the Groves!!! Register Now!!

For More Information Click Here

Questions call or email....Sherig@mixon.com
941-748-5829 x280

Download Event Flyer

March 15, 2015
Sunday 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Summer Fun and Camp Expo

Manasota Family and Kids' Directory presents: Summer Fun and Camp Expo at Mixon Fruit Farms!

There will be vendors, family entertainment, great food, bounce houses, games, raffles, prizes, children's performances and much more!

You won't want to miss this one-stop shopping for summer camps, activities, educational opportunities, birthday party vendors and fun for the kids! You can meet with dozens of summer camp and activities directors and explore Mixon's with your family!

Sponsorships & Vendor opportunities are available now. For information or to register, visit www.manasotakids.com or contact Kristi at Manasotakids@outlook.com or 941-773-5978.

April 8
1:30pm to 3:30pm

High Tea and Fashion Show

Step into style and charm when we host a special High Tea and Fashion Show!

The Lily Bliss Boutique of Bradenton will be presenting a charming afternoon of beautiful clothing and sumptuous treats. Featuring the tea of Mighty Leaf Teas, exclusive tea of the Ritz Carlton hotels, we will be offering samples of their delightful varieties of tea, while enjoying an array of tea sandwiches, as well as Scones and Sweet Treats fit for royalty!

As you enjoy the tasty treats, you will be regaled with a fashion show as only the Lily Bliss Boutique can present.

Ladies, be sure to wear your best fancy hats! We will also be holding a Fancy Hat Contest! The winner of the contest will be presented with a Gift Certificate to Mixon Fruit Farms!

The cost for this event is only $20 per person...Or, if you register after April 1 it is $25 per person.

Make your reservation now...Seating is limited!

Click Here to Download the Event Flyer

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2525 27th Street East
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Email: Info@Mixon.com

Mixon GROVESIDE MARKET is open 10:00am to 5:00pm Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday.
Mixon ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAM TOURS are 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00. They are approximately one hour, weather permitting.
Mixon GROVESIDE CAFE is open 8:30am to 5:00pm Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday.
Mixon OFFICE hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday-Saturday. Closed Sunday.

Friday, January 30, 2015

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