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Give the Gift of a Favorite Tampa Bay Experience: The Florida State Fair

We love the idea of giving a gift of experience, especially when it is something so deeply rooted family traditions across Tampa Bay like the Florida State Fair!Florida State Fair logo

Mark you calendar now because you’ll be able to snag a nice discount on advance sale tickets which begins December 1st for the 2017 Fair which is scheduled for February 9th-20th at the Florida State Fairgrounds.  So, let’s get back to the talk about discounts because who isn’t looking to save a little this holiday season?!? You can save up to 30% by purchasing your tickets early on! You can easily print them out from the website and tuck them into a holiday card!

AFlorida State Fair 2017 Tickets as Holiday GIfts for Tampa Familiesdvance Admission Sale:

$9 for ages 12 and older

$5 for kids ages 6 to 11. (Children 5 and younger attend for FREE)

$7 for seniors ages 55 and older. (This ticket is only valid February 13-17)

$20 Weekday Unlimited Ride Armband (valid February 9, 13, 14, 15, or 16)

$30 Any Day Unlimited Ride Armband (Can be used on any one day during the Fair)

Tickets to the Country Gold concerts featuring Leroy Van Dyke, Steve and Rudy Gatlin, Johnny Lee, Bobby Bare, Marty Haggard and others also go on sale December 1st.

If you are curious about what this year’s Florida State Fair will feature, we are told fan favorites like the Budweiser Clydesdales are returning, as are the Welde’s Big Bear Show, Giraffe Exotic Menagerie and petting zoo and the Craftsmen’s Marketplace. There are new attractions for the 2017 Fair, including the tallest travelling Ferris Wheel in North America (how cool is that?), Sweet: A Candy Exhibition, the Sunshine State Lawnmower Races and the Roots and Boots tour with Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw and Collin Raye.

There are other promotions being planned for the 12 days of the Florida State Fair like a Valentine’s Day celebration, Volunteer Appreciate Day on February 16 and a Grandparents’ Day which will include special programming for seniors and kids.

A perfect way to present this gift is in a holiday card or even with cotton candy bouquet! We can smell the fair food now!

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