Thursday, February 27, 2014

Florida Strawberry Festival

The Florida Strawberry Festival is starting today at 10:00am in Plant City. This festival is 11 days long (March 9th is the last day). This annual festival was started in 1930 by the Plant City Lions Club and it now ranks among the Top 40 Fairs in North America. What can you see at the fair? Here are some of the attractions:
  • live concerts
  • Lambs, swine, dairy, poultry, rabbits, and steer exhibits, shows and contests
  • new plant show
  • handmade crafts
  • photography contest
  • East Hillsborough Art Guild Show
  • eating contests (such as the Strawberry Shortcake eating contest)
  • fair food, and lots of strawberry shortcake!
303 N. Lemon St. 
Plant City, FL
Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids

Florida Blue Senior Citizens Days : 
Thurs, Feb 27th and Thursday March 6th 
Patrons 60 years and older get $2.00 off the gate admission of $10.00 

Here is a link to the online brochure.  You can find even more information on the Florida Strawberry Festival website

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