EVENT SCHEDULE 2019 - 2020 __________________________________

SAVE THE DATE for our wonderful upcoming events!

Now accepting vendors applications, click below:



Country Christmas Vintage Market 2019 J2

vintage market 2018 santa dancing 2018

Country Christmas and Vintage Market                            December 7, 2019

December 7, 2019, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

See the museum buildings decorated for Christmas by the talented Dade City Garden Club! FREE Photos w/Santa from 1 - 3 p.m., unique and amazing vintage vendors for that perfect Christmas gift, FREE Christmas cookies and punch (while supplies last), food trucks/vendors, live entertainment (The J2 Band, also Hand Bells, Dulcimer Christmas Music), barrel train rides, and more.

Bring a stocking stuffer or gift to donate for a senior citizen in need and your admission is $5. Items will be donated to the elderly in the local Cares program. They need items like chap stick, toiletries (soap, lotion, aftershave, etc.), socks, lap blankets, shawls, hand warmers, individually wrapped snacks, nail polish, manicure sets, small flashlight, playing cards, hats, sunglasses.

CARES (Community Aging and Retirement Services, Inc.) is a charitable, not for profit 501(c) (3) corporation that provides quality and caring services to meet the needs of older persons and their families in Pasco County. CARES promotes quality of life and independence for adults through health, social, and supportive services.

Now accepting vendors applications, click below:


If you have questions, please call or text Brenda Minton, event coordinator, 352-206-8889 (daytime hours, please) or


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Raising Cane, A Sweet & Spicy Event                                        January 11, 2020

SUGAR CANE SYRUP FESTIVAL - Sugar Cane Syrup Making & a Southern Syrup Makers Association Sugar Cane Competition/Tasting/Judging, and Cane Syrup will be made on site.

A "People's Choice" Chili Competition, local competitors welcome,
Live music, Pancake breakfast w/cane syrup (other syrups as well) $3
Chili tasting, great vendors, other wonderful food, all museum buildings open, petting zoo and more.... People's Choice Tasting Cups up to 10 samples for $5. Get there in time for Kiwanis pancakes and stay all day! ACCEPTING VENDORS and CHILI COMPETITORS
If you have questions, please call or text Brenda Minton 352-206-8889 (daytime hours, please) or

Local Chili Challenge Registration Form


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Farm Fest & Quilt Show                                                             February 1, 2020

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Quilt Exhibition, Quilt Appraiser, awesome vendors, great food, live entertainment, an amazing Quilt Show in the Mabel Jordan Barn. Bring your lawn chairs, grab a great lunch from the concession stand and get your spot for the horse pull, starts at noon! All museum buildings open, docents in period dress, traditional craft demonstrations and more.

2020 Quilt Display Registration Form


Civil War reenactment 2018 Firing Cannon

Living History, Civil War                    February 28*, 29 and March 1, 2020

School Day Field Trips Only Feb. 28, 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Must Pre-register and pre-pay (unless other arrangements have been made.)

Re-enactments February 29 and March 1, 2020, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.



easter bunny 2018   

Jelly Bean Fling                                                                                    April 4, 2020

Please join us for a wonderful Spring Festival at the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village in Dade City! Now accepting vendors applications, click below:


If you have questions, please call or text Brenda Minton, event coordinator, 352-206-8889 (daytime hours, please) or


Scarecrow Festival                                                                           October 10, 2020  Scarecrow Festival 2019 Video





Old tire shop

2019 Pasco County Historical Society Meetings

Every other month, starting in January, 6:00 p.m., usually the 3rd Friday. At the Pioneer Florida Museum,. Different speakers and presentations each meeting. Guests are welcome. A carry-in dinner precedes the program, so bring a dish to share as well as cutlery for your personal use, plate(s), (disposable is fine) and your beverage of choice. Usually held in the Mabel Jordan Barn, enter through Gate 4 (past the main entrance).

For more information, please contact: Glen Thompson,(352) 567-7449 or E-Mail: bookbollard @ . Historical society meetings are FREE and open to the public.

LOCATION: The museum is located 1.3 miles north of downtown Dade City, at the corner of US 301 and Pioneer Museum Road, turn east onto Pioneer Museum Road and cross the railroad tracks. 





card class march 2017

Cards shown above just an example, not actual cards you will make in class.

Card Making Classes

Usually the  3rd Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

In the main building. 

Cost $10 per person, supplies are provided.  Class size is limited;

please email or contact the museum to reserve your spot 352-567-0262.  



Beginner's Weaving Classes  

Usually the 1st Saturday of each month starting 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Unless the museum is having an event)

Weaving is both a fun and useful craft.  You can make rugs, blankets, table linens, shawls, scarves, fabric for clothing, etc.  

This class provides an introduction to weaving with an emphasis on multi-harness looms.  At the end of this class you will be able to purchase and use the loom of your choice with confidence.  

In class, you will prepare a 2-harness loom and weave a mat on it.  As you make the mat you will learn the parts of a loom and their functions.

Other topics include various weaving terms and tools; reading a weaving draft; and calculating the amount of yarn needed for a project.  

Other types of looms (i.e. rigid heddle, inkle, & tablet) will also be demonstrated.  

All materials are provided.  

* 1st Saturday of each month 10am to 1pm.

* Beginners class (13 yrs. and up)

* $25 paid in advance or $30 at the door. Pay online:

* Family discount $25 for 1st guest & half off 2nd or subsequent guest

* Adult supervision required at all times

* Max of 6 guest/ Min of 3 in order to have the class

* 1st time guest will receive a One Day Free Admission Pass

A break for lunch is not included, but you may bring a sandwich or similar light snack and a drink.

Register today, please email or contact the museum to reserve your spot 352-567-0262.


Admission varies for special events.

  No dogs, please. Service animals only.

Pioneer Florida Museum & Village
15602 Pioneer Museum Road
Mailing address:P.O. Box
Dade City
FL 33526-0335 
Phone: 352-567-0262