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The 30th Anniversary of the Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival is the perfect place for you to be just like a pineapple “sweet on the inside and wearing a crown!” Taking place November 17th through the 19th of 2017 is the 3-day pineapple festival is all about celebrating the delicious fruit. 

The Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival has earned a great reputation over its 30-year history. It remains one of the original and biggest street festivals in Florida complete with carnival rides, food vendors, games and great live music and entertainment. At the Pineapple Festival you will find tons of pineapples for sale, pineapple delicacies ranging from sweet to savory, cocktails, juices and more. Carnival rides and live music make it a true festival. Live music at

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The Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival is in its 28th year history this weekend, November 13 -15, 2015.  The festival is one of the remaining few true street festivals in South Florida and one of the largest!  The weekend of festivities acknowledges the “community’s rich pineapple heritage.”

John Lawrence Jensen, of Denmark, arrived to the area in 1881.  He set up his plantation and began cultivating and farming pineapples. This area became known as the Town of Jensen. By 1894, Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway, reached the Town of Jensen.  Fresh pineapple shipments were loaded directly onto the freight cars and sent north.   The 19th century Town of Jensen revolved around pineapple farming and was known as the “Pineapple Capital of the

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