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Florida State Fair Announces 2014 Events And Concert Lineup

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The Florida State Fair is back for its 110th year!

The Fair returns February 6th through 17th at the State Fairgrounds. This year’s concert lineup features free concerts by America (February 6), Sister Hazel (February 13) and Uncle Kracker (February 17).

There will of course be their famous rides, food, Cracker Country, and all the entertainment that the Fair has always brought each year.

This year’s theme is “1st Place For Fun.”

Advance tickets are already on sale by visiting the Florida State Fair’s website, or by purchasing them at the fairgrounds box office, Walgreen’s or select Tampa Bay AAA locations.

Advance ticket prices:

  • Adults – $9
  • Seniors (on select days) – $7
  • Children 6-11 – $5
  • Children 5 and under – FREE
  • Ride armbands – $25
    Midway Ride Armband Days are February 7, 9, 14, 16, 17, 2014
    ONCE YOU HAVE EXCHANGED A TICKET FOR AN ARMBAND,
    ARMBAND IS GOOD FOR THAT DAY ONLY

Parking for the state fair is FREE. Click HERE for directions to the fairgrounds.

Fair hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 10 A.M. until Close
  • Friday-Sunday: 9 A.M. until Close

Opening Day, February 7: Heroes Day at the Fair presented by Lazydays: All active, reserve, former or retired Military Veterans, Law Enforcement, Firemen, and First Responders are admitted FREE! With Valid Identification
Student Day Hillsborough County Schools receive FREE Admission, Ticket Distributed by Schools

February 8: 4-H & FFA Day. FREE Admission for 4-H & FFA Members with Member Identification or Jacket

February 9: Student Day, Hardee County Schools receive FREE Admission, Ticket Distributed by Schools

February 10: Senior Day 55+, $9 at the Gate, $7 Purchased in Advance through February 5, 2014
Taste of the Fair Day, Smaller Portions for a Smaller Price

February 11: Senior Day 55+, $9 at the Gate, $7 Purchased in Advance through February 5, 2014

February 12: Senior Day 55+, $9 at the Gate, $7 Purchased in Advance through February 5, 2014

February 13: Senior Day 55+, $9 at the Gate, $7 Purchased in Advance through February 5, 2014
College Day, Ride Armband $20 at 3PM, Sold only at the Fairgrounds

February 14: Valentines’ Day. Couples can register to win a free cruise for two. Drawing will take place at 7:30PM in the Expo Hall

February 15: 4-H & FFA Day. FREE Admission for 4-H & FFA Members with Member Identification or Jacket

February 16: Student Day Citrus, Highlands and Marion County Schools received FREE Admission, Ticket Distributed by Schools

February 17: Manatee, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota Counties Schools received FREE Admission Ticket Distributed by Schools

Free things to do at the Fair:

  • Xtreme Sports Show
  • Exhibits, agribusiness and equestrian shows
  • Cracker Country and the expo area
  • Exotic petting zoo
  • Blues Brothers
  • Dennis Lee
  • Kachunga & The Alligator
  • Welde Bear Show
  • Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show
  • Racing Pigs
  • Circus Hollywood
  • Bluegrass Music Stage
  • Florida Arts & Craft Show.
  • Goat and sheep tent and small animal show ring

Check back as more details become available!

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