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Florida Citrus Celebration at Bok Tower Gardens

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The Florida Citrus Hall of Fame teamed up with Bok Tower Gardens to create the Florida Citrus Celebration.

A more than three-month long event, Central Florida’s Citrus Culture exhibit commemorates the 90th anniversary of the first Florida Citrus Queen pageant and the 85th anniversary of Bok Tower Gardens. It runs through January 15, 2015.

In addition to the exhibit, Florida Citrus Days will be held Nov. 3 through 9 featuring talks, tours, films, educational programs and events, including a Citrus Crate and Label Show and Sale, a Florida Citrus Queen Reunion and an opportunity to get your photograph taken with a life-size Captain Citrus stand-up.

For more information, and a complete schedule, visit the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame website or BokTowerGardens.org.

General admission to Bok Towers Gardens is $12 for adults, $3 for children 5 to 12.

About the Florida Department of Citrus

The Florida Department of Citrus is an executive agency of the Florida government charged with the marketing, research, and regulation of the Florida citrus industry. Its activities are funded by a tax paid by growers on each box of citrus that moves through commercial channels. The industry employs more than 33,000 people, provides an annual economic impact of $6.9 billion to the state, and contributes hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenues that help support Florida’s schools, roads, and health care services. For more information about the Florida Department of Citrus, please visit Who We Are.