Celebrating the Fascinating History of Englewood, Florida
Cracker Fair 2019
Food Vendors, Artists, Authors, Local Merchants, Crafts, Music, and more
Lemon Dessert Baking Contest
Located in Pioneer Plaza, Dearborn Street, Englewood, Florida.
Why lemons? They played a role in Englewood since 1894 when the Nichols brothers purchased 2000 acres of property to develop a town with surrounding lemon groves. The land sold for $30 an acre. If you were interested in a 1-acre home lot, you had to also purchase a 10-acre grove lot. Unfortunately, 2 hard freezes in 2 consecutive years doomed the lemon crops.
The 2019 CRACKER FAIR was pleased to present the following musical artists: