Florida Strawberry Festival 2017 Schedule
March 2 - 12, 2017
303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City, Florida
Friday, March 10, 2017
Tampa Bay Times Day on the Midway
Monlight Magic Night
Tampa Bay Times Day on the Midway from Noon - 10:00 pm. Receive $5 discount with a coupon from the Tampa Bay Times for the $20 Fun Pack Ride Coupon Book.
Moonlight Magic Ride most mechanical rides for one special price of $25 per person.
All patrons entering the Midway will be required to purchase a $25 wristband, 10:00 pm. - 2:00 a.m. All patrons are subject to search.
Strawberry Mashed Potato Pie Eating Contest sponsored by Pickle Barrel Sirloin Tips.
Friday, March 10, 2017
10:00 am. - Gates Open - Midway opens at 12:00 Noon
1:00 pm. - Strawberry Mashed Potato Pie Eating Contest -- Stingray Chevrolet Entertainment Tent
2:30 pm. - Fanta Strawberry Soda Throwdown -- Belmont Festival of Magic Stage
3:30 pm. - Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers -- Wish Farms Soundstage
6:00 pm. - Beef Breed Showmanship -- Patterson Co. Livestock Arena.
6:00 pm. - Neon Truckers -- Publix Showcase Tent
7:30 pm. - Elle King -- Wish Farms Soundstage
10:00 pm. - 2:00 am. - Moonlight Magic -- Midway
On Grrounds Exhibits
Charlie Grimes Family Agricultural Center
Livestock Shows, Sales and Contests
Astin Farms Pavilion
Swine Exhibit: March 2 - March 4
Dairy Exhibit: March 2 - March 5
Steer Exhibit: March 8 - March 11
Swindle Family Pavilion
Mosaic Poultry and Rabbit Shows: Daily 10 am. to 10 pm.
Beef Breed Exhibit: March 10 - March 12
Youth Plant Show Exhibit: March 2 - March 5
Lamb Show Exhibit: March 6 - March 8
On Grrounds Exhibits (continued)
Neighborhood Village: Daily 10 am. to 10 pm. Sponsored by: Kitchen Craft
Neighborhood Village Youth: Daily 10 am. to 10 pm.
Garden Club Horticulture Show: Daily 10 am. to 10 pm.
Strawberry Queen Exhibit: Daily 10 am. to 10 pm.
Roy and Helen Parke Building
Shoebox Float Display: Daily 10 am. to 10 pm. Sponsored by: Shoemeleons
Milton E. Hull Armory Building
East Hillsborough Art Guild Art Show: Daily 10 am. to 10 pm. Sponsored by: Good Health Saunas
Photography Contest: Daily 10 am. to 10 pm. Sponsored by: Spivey Concessions
Strawberry Production Exhibit
Demonstration of Strawberry Production: South of the Milton E. Hull Armory Building. Sponsored by: Florida Strawberry Growers Association
Demonstration of Pioneer Skills: Daily 10 am. to 6 pm. Sponsored by: Florida’s Best
Fairs, Festivals, Parades, Concerts, Shows