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Get ready for the Florida State Fair. Tickets are on sale for the 110th annual state fair, Feb. 6-17

Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:52 am

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It’s almost time for the corn dogs and cotton candy.
The Florida State Fair Authority has announced the 2014 Florida State Fair return to the state fairgrounds Feb. 6 – 17.
Advance tickets are on sale now at Walgreens locations throughout the State and also at participating AAA area locations.
2014 marks a historic 110th annual Fair, with the theme “1st Place For Fun” reminding fairgoers that the Florida State Fair is the first state fair of the year in the country. Boasting the largest independent midway and highlighting the largest traveling roller coaster in North America, the fair also offers 110 free things to do; four featured concerts including America, Country Gold, Sister Hazel and Uncle Kracker; amazing animals and livestock; the Mildred W. and Doyle E. Carlton Jr. Cracker Country; bizarre side show spectacles like sword swallowing and fire eating; an exciting FMX Motorcycle Thrill Zone; fantastic fair food and other exciting entertainment throughout the twelve days of fair fun.
“We’ve created expanded daily discounts and promotions to appeal to every group from honoring our heroes on opening day and four senior days to college day and four student days touching nine surrounding counties,” notes Charles Pesano, Executive Director of the Florida State Fair Authority.
“This is a great year to experience the fair and the key for having epic fun on a budget will be to buy early and save.”
When: February 6 – 17
Where: Florida State Fairgrounds – 4800 US Hwy. 301 North, Tampa.
Parking: Free.
Admission: Advance pricing is $7 for seniors (select senior days only); $9 for adults. $5 for children ages 6-11.
Children 5 and under are free.
Ride armbands – $25 in advance.
Ticket Purchase: Available at Walgreens stores and participating AAA locations throughout the area including: Orlando.
Country Gold concert tickets on Wednesday, Feb. 12 can only be purchased through the Florida State Fair Authority. Shows will be at noon and 4 p.m.
All tickets available through the Fair box office, website, mail or fax: Call 800-345-FAIR (3247). Mail must be postmarked by January. Other significant discounts exist throughout the fair on ride armbands, themed promotional days and evening hours on select days. Checkwebsite for details. More fair info: Go to