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Join the Fun at a Florida Sugar Cane Syrup Boil

Author: Robin Draper
Date: November 6, 2017 12:00 am
Category: Where to Go
Region: Central West Florida

If You Go


Do you want to experience a Florida Sugarcane Boil? Here are events coming up:

North Florida

Tallahassee Museum Fall Farm Day, Tallahassee, December 9, 2017

Bradley’s Country Store Old Fashioned Fun Day, Tallahassee, November 18, 2017

Spirit of Suwannee Old Tyme Heritage Farm Days, Live Oak, November 24 & 25, 2017

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, Sugar Cane Syrup Making Day, Blountsville, November 25, 2017

Stephen Foster Folk Cultural Center, Rural Folk Life Days, White Springs, November 1 & 2, 2017 (plan for next year)

Central Florida

Dudley Farm Historic State Park Fall Farm & Cane Festival, Newberry, December 2, 2017

Cracker Christmas (Florida Pioneer Demonstrations), Fort Christmas Historical Park, Christmas, December 2 & 3, 2017

Morningside Nature Center, Cane Boil & Fiddlefest, Gainesville, November 25, 2017

Ocali Annual Country Days, Silver River Museum, Ocala, November 11 & 12, 2017

Pioneer Florida Museum & Village Dade City, Raising Cane & Pancake Fest, January 13, 2018

Ortuna Cane Grinding Festival, Moore Haven, Ortona Indian Mound Park, (off SR 78 in Glades County), February 3, 2018 

Barberville Pioneer Settlement, Fall Country Jamboree, Barberville, November 4 & 5, 2017 (plan for next year!)

South Florida

If you don’t get a chance to see a Sugar Cane Boil during the fall, check out the Florida State Fair schedule:

Riverbend Park Pioneer Farmstead Day, Jupiter, November 4, 2017 (plan for next year)

Florida State Fair, Cracker Country, Tampa, February 8-19, 2018

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About the Author: Robin Draper is a Florida native and blogger devoted to the simple and delightful pleasures for Florida living. This article is connected to Robin's Google+ profile.


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Randa Robinson Anderson on August 20, 2017 said:
Recently, I read a story written by a lad in the 1890's, describing how candy was made from cooling sugar cane syrup. Does this practice still occur? His description resembled a taffy pull.

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