2017 Datil Pepper Fall Festival


  • The 2017 Datil Pepper Fall Festival will be held on October 7-8, at the UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County Agricultural Center, 3125 Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine FL 32092, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Sunday.
  • On Saturday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., the Datil Pepper Restaurant Cook-off will be held with local chefs offering samples of their Datil-inspired cuisine.  Beginning at 11:00 a.m. you will be able to purchase taste tickets for $1 per ticket.  Each ticket will give you an opportunity to sample one of the dishes and vote for your favorite in each category (appetizer and entree).
  • A variety of vendors, both inside and outside, will showcase their unique items for sale.   There will also be a food court, rain barrels for sale, and the always popular Master Gardener plant sale.  Tours of the arboretum and community gardens will be conducted by our Master Gardeners throughout the weekend festivities.






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