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2015 Florida State Fair in Tampa on Feb. 5-16

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What time is it? It’s fair time in Tampa Bay! The annual Florida State Fair gears up for another round of rides, competitions, food, entertainment, and good ol’ family fun.

TheåÊ2015åÊFlorida State Fair runs from February 5-16th at the Florida State Fairgrounds.

Fair Hours:åÊVaries ( Usually open by 9 a.m.)

Fair admission Prices:
Children 5 and under: Free
6-11: $5-$6
12 and up: $9-$13
Weekday Ride Arm Band: $20-$25
Any Day Ride Armband: $30-$35

Purchase advance ticket prices for a discount at The Florida State Fair website.

There is so many things to see and do at the Florida State Fair. There are at least 111 Free Things to Do at the Fair. Here are a few FREE days and events for your family to enjoy:

Free for Heroes
February 5 & February 16

All active, reserve, or retired military veterans, law enforcement, firemen and first responders are admitted free with valid I.D.

Free Student Days
FREE general admission ticket on the following dates:
‰ÛÒ Hillsborough County: February 6
‰ÛÒ Hardee County: February 8
‰ÛÒ Citrus & Highlands Counties: February 15
‰ÛÒ Manatee, Pinellas, Polk & Sarasota Counties: February 16

The Florida State Fair wants to help students in the surrounding counties enjoy the park with free admission. Schools across Tampa Bay will hand out free tickets to their students on specific dates listed above.

Free 4-H & FFA Day
Saturday, February 7 & 14th
Free admission for 4-H & FFA children with member identification or jacket.

FamiliesåÊHelping Families – $2 Tuesday
Tuesday, February 10
Bring 2 items of non-perishable food and get in after 5pm for $2åÊadmission/$2 rides

Free Concerts: (Pay regular admission to the fair.)
Bizzle at 4:30pm, Andy Mineo at 6:30pm- Friday, Feb.6
Fifth Dimension ConcertåÊatåÊ7pm-Friday. Feb. 13
Beatlemania LIVE at 7pm- Saturday, Feb. 14
Lazy Bonez at 7pm- Sunday, Feb. 15

The Charlie Daniels Band at 7pm- Monday, Feb. 16

For more information, visit The Florida State Fair website.

Florida State Fairgrounds
4800 US Highway 301 North
Tampa, FL 33610

Photo Credit: Florida State Fair