Florida State Fair 2017 Special Days, Discounts
February 9 - 20, 2017
4800 U.S. Highway 301 North, Tampa, Florida
Florida State Fair Special Days and Discounts
February 9 - Opening Day - Salute to Heroes Day
All active, reserve, retired military veterans, law enforcement, firemen and first responders are admitted free with valid ID.
February 11 and February 18 - 4-H and FFA Days
4-H and FFA students admitted FREE with ID or jacket.
February 13 to 17 (Monday - Friday) - Seniorific Days
Senior discounts at the gate and a full schedule of senior-specific programs.
February 14 - Valentine’s Day
Special giveaways including coupons and candy courtesy of the Simon Shopping group and 2-for-1 rides on the Giant Wheel sponsored by Wade Shows.
February 14 and February 15 - Country Gold Tour Concert at 2:00 pm
$20 for reserved chair seating and $10 general admission bleacher seating. Call 813-740-4360 for reserved seating.
February 15 - Grandparents’ Day
Grandparents and other caregivers and preschoolers will receive special giveaways, including coloring books for children. Programming specifically tailored for grandparents and preschoolers, such as special tours of the Agriculture area and Cracker Country, will take place all day. Children and adults also can collaborate on a coloring wall, enjoy Library Storytimes with the Hillsborough County Public Library, and more.
February 16 - Fair Cares Non-Profit Appreciation Day
Members of non-profit organizations are invited to enter a raffle for cash prizes to be awarded to both the individual
and their organization by the Fair Authority.
February 16 - Thrifty Thursday
10 Midway rides for $10. Purchase at Midway ticket booths.
February 17 - $5 Friday after 5 pm.
Guests admitted for $5 after 5 pm. (Sold only at the Fairgrounds.)
February 20 - Family Fun Day
$25 admission for up to 4 people. (Sold only at the Fairgrounds.)
Student Days - Students receive a FREE ticket distributed by the school district.
February 10 - Hillsborough County
February 12 - Hardee County
February 19 - Citrus and Highlands County
February 20 - Manatee, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota Counties
Goodwill Discount - Guest receive $2 off adult regular gate admission with donation to Goodwill Industries. (Does not apply to advance sales.)
Gold Access Program - Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and President's Day,
(February 10, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20). Enhancement, available with the purchase of a ride armband, allows guests special express access at Midway rides for a $15 upgrade fee. (Limited number sold each day.)
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