The grounds feature tropical gardens, a butterfly garden and magical maze, a fruit packing house, a cafe, an ice cream parlor, a juice and wine bar and an outdoor pavilion and gazebo used for parties and weddings. Mixon Fruit Farms also holds outdoor concerts and special events throughout the year including the Orange Blossom and Harvest Festivals.
Take a ride through the grove on the Orange Blossom Express Tram to learn about citrus growing with a stop at the Wildlife Refuge where visitors can see rescued birds, animals, and reptiles. The mission at the Wildlife Education Center is to rehabilitate injured wildlife for release back into the wild, and to promote education, appreciation, and respect for wildlife.
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Enjoy lunch at The Groveside Cafe which features delicious salads, sandwiches, soups, their famous orange swirl ice cream and, of course, their fresh Mixon orange juice. They also have a gift shop filled with unique Florida gifts, homemade fudge. Order online here.
Also offers local Florida wines. Mixon Fruit Farms is an attraction the entire family will enjoy.
Store Hours -
From June through September, the store is open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with Orange Blossom Tram Tours at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
From October through May, the store is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with Orange Blossom Tours at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Groveside Cafe Hours
From May through October, the cafe is open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
From November to April, the cafe is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
2525 27th Street E.
Bradenton, FL 34208
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