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More info for headline entertainment and gate admission tickets will be made available Fall 2021.

Discounted Admission Tickets at Publix

Check back Fall 2021 for list of participating Publix stores.

Discounted Admission Tickets
$8 ages 13 and up
$4 ages 6 to 12
FREE ages 5 and under, with paid adult

 

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Festival’s Mosaic Youth Steer Show winner declared

The grand champion and the reserve grand champion at the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Mosaic Youth Steer Show were chosen last night at the Patterson Co. Livestock Arena in the Grimes Family Agricultural Center. Jackie Marvin, a member of the Durant FFA Chapter, exhibited the overall grand champion steer, and Jace Stines, a member of the Plant City FFA Chapter, exhibited the overall reserve grand champion steer. Click here for the full release....

Festival releases 2021 attendance record

The 86th Annual Florida Strawberry Festival ended March 14 with an astounding attendance record. The 11-day event drew nearly 402,000 visitors to take part in livestock shows, free entertainment, rides, food, arts and crafts vendors and more, said Florida Strawberry Festival President Paul Davis. Click here for the full release.    ...

Festival’s Mosaic Youth Steer Sale winners declared

Exhibitors in the Mosaic Youth Steer Show sold their steer last night in the Mosaic Youth Steer Sale at the Patterson Companies Livestock Arena.   The grand champion steer, exhibited by Jackie Marvin, was purchased for $22 per pound. The reserve grand champion steer, exhibited by Jace Stines, was purchased for $8 per pound.     Click here for the full release....

Florida Strawberry Festival’s Youth Beef Breed Show winners chosen

The Florida Strawberry Festival awarded the winners of its annual beef breed show that took place this past weekend in the Patterson Co. Livestock Arena at the Grimes Family Agricultural Center. In this show sponsored by Bad Boy Mowers, two areas of competition are held for beef cattle and their exhibitors: the beef breed show and the herdsman contest. Click here for the full release....

Festival Beef Breed Showmanship winners announced

Exhibitors in the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Beef Breed Showmanship Contest competed against one another on Friday, March 12 to find the event’s top showman.    In the showmanship contest, which takes place in the Patterson Co. Livestock Arena in the Grimes Family Agricultural Center, exhibitors are judged on their ability to present their animals to the judge. They are separated into three categories based on age: senior, intermediate or junior.    Click here for the full release....

New Chevrolet C8 Corvette 1LT given away at Florida Strawberry Festival

A 2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette 1LT was given away last Sunday at the Stingray Chevrolet display on the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds. Jason Thimesch of Hillsborough County, Fla. won the Chevrolet C8 Corvette 1LT, valued over $62,000 and features a 490 HP LT2 V8 engine and an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission with an optional high-winged spoiler. The vehicle also includes a rear cross-traffic alert monitor, theft-deterrent system, Bluetooth technology, 10-speaker Bose Premium audio system, Brembo anti-lock brakes,...

Florida Strawberry Festival declares winners for 2021 Dairy Show

The winners in the Florida Strawberry Festival’s dairy shows were chosen last week at the Patterson Companies Livestock Arena in the Grimes Family Agricultural Center. Grove Equipment Service sponsors three competitions for dairy cattle and their exhibitors: showmanship, the dairy cattle show and costume ball. Click here for the full release....

Florida Strawberry Festival declares Baby Parade winners

The winners of the Florida Strawberry Festival’s annual baby parade were awarded this past weekend on the festival grounds. In this year’s baby contest, sponsored by South Florida Baptist Hospital and held in front of the GT Grandstands, contestants ranging in age from 1 year old to 4 years old competed in several categories: most beautiful, most handsome, best personality, best costume and best float. Click here to view the full release....

Shortcake eating champion awarded at Festival

The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today the winner of its annual Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest that took place yesterday in the Stingray Chevrolet Entertainment Tent on the festival grounds. Eight competitors were drawn at random to participate in the event and were each served a five-pound shortcake with whipped cream and strawberries. The first eight minutes of the competition the competitors could use a spoon to eat the sweet desserts. From there on out it...

Festival selects winners of Lamb Show

The winners in the Florida Strawberry Festival’s lamb shows were this week at the Patterson Companies Livestock Arena in the Grimes Family Agricultural Center. Four competitions are held for lamb and their exhibitors: showmanship, a jumping contest, a sheep show and costume contest. In the showmanship competition, where exhibitors are judged on their ability to present their animals, exhibitors are separated into junior, intermediate and senior categories. Click here for the full release....