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New Foods and Free Entertainment announced for 2021 event

The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today the new food items, free entertainment and services visitors can expect at the 2021 event. Singers, musicians, exhibits, and much more comprise this year’s lineup of new free entertainment. An assortment of confections, sweets and strawberry treats top the list of new foods. “This year is like no other,” said Florida Strawberry Festival President Paul Davis. “The amount of new food items, free entertainment, and attractions for the 2021 event...

Florida Strawberry Festival modifies 2021 Fine Arts Show

In preparation for the 2021 event, the Florida Strawberry Festival announced today plans to modify the Fine Arts Show due to unforeseen circumstances. “The Fine Arts Show committee came to me with a brilliant idea for this year’s event,” said Florida Strawberry Festival President Paul Davis. “This year, the event will showcase winners from the East Hillsborough County School District Area 6 Art Competition. What better way to support the youth in our community and...

Strawberry Youth Parade Merges with Berry Fine Productions Grand Parade

The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today the merger of the Strawberry Youth Parade with Berry Fine Productions Grand Parade. Annually, the festival hosts two parades: Berry Fine Productions Grand Parade and the Strawberry Youth Parade. Both events are held to highlight civic groups, recreational leagues, dance studios, school marching bands and many other community organizations and businesses. “The top priority for the Strawberry Youth Parade is to call attention to the youngsters in our community,” said...

Festival welcomes two new shortcake vendors for 2021 event

The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today two new shortcake vendors for the 2021 event: Berry Amaz'n LLC and Parkesdale Express. “We are honored to have Parkesdale Express and Berry Amaz'n serving shortcake to our guests at the upcoming festival,” said Florida Strawberry Festival President Paul Davis. “Both businesses have a well-known history of providing some of the most delicious shortcake and strawberry desserts that are sure to please.” Approximately 200,000 strawberry shortcakes are served annually at...

Discounted admission tickets on sale now at Publix

Discounted admission tickets to the 2021 Florida Strawberry Festival will go on sale Thursday at participating Publix Super Market stores throughout Central Florida and online. Tickets can be purchased Feb. 4 through March 14 at select Publix Super Market stores and at Advance discounted admission tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children 6-12 years old. Children 5 years old and under are admitted free with a paying adult. “We look forward to working...

New Chevrolet C8 Corvette 1LT to be raffled off at 2021 Festival

Stingray Chevrolet has created a one-of-a-kind Corvette to raffle off at the 2021 Florida Strawberry Festival. A 2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette 1LT will be given away on Sunday, March 14 at 5 p.m. at the Stingray Chevrolet exhibit on the festival grounds. The car, valued over $62,000 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,...

Strawberry Crest student crowned Florida Strawberry Festival queen

McKenna Jordan was crowned queen of the 86th Florida Strawberry Festival at last night’s annual pageant in Plant City, Fla. Jordan was selected from a field of 29 contestants. Avery Surrency was chosen first maid along with court members KellieAnne Kirkland, Brynne Murphy and Kate Turner. “I thought I was in a dream,” said Jordan. “I am incredibly overwhelmed and eager to make four new friends. I am excited to represent the Festival and looking forward...

2021 Junior Royalty Crowned at Festival

The Florida Strawberry Festival crowned the winners of its Annual Junior Royalty pageant last night at the Grimes Family Agricultural Center on the festival grounds. One-hundred-nine registered contestants from 5 years old to 15 years old competed in four categories according to their ages: baroness, duchess, princess and queen, respectively. From the top five finalists in each category, a first maid and a winner were chosen. Bridget McLaughlin was selected as Junior Royalty Queen; Brooke Browning...

Florida Strawberry Festival announces theme for 2021 event

The Florida Strawberry Festival released today the theme for the upcoming 2021 event. “All Aboard!” was selected by festival officials to mark the occasion’s 86th year. “We wanted the theme this year to reflect our enthusiasm for togetherness,” said Florida Strawberry Festival President Paul Davis. “So, we thought it would be fitting to play off of that with a railroad theme and we feel like this is a concept our community will really jump on board...

Festival cancels headline entertainment

Due to circumstances beyond control, the Florida Strawberry Festival announced today it has decided to forgo headline entertainment for the 2021 event. The 11-day festival, scheduled for March 4-14, typically hosts 24 headline entertainers in its stadium that seats approximately 9,000 people. “We are diligently planning to ensure visitors to the 2021 festival can have a safe and fun experience with their families just like they have for 85 years,” said Florida Strawberry Festival President Paul...