Florida State Fair 2024: Fun, Food, and Festivities Await in Tampa Bay


Get ready to indulge in a whirlwind of excitement and flavor as the Florida State Fair 2024 kicks off its festivities at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa! From heart-pounding carnival rides to mouth-watering treats and captivating performances, there’s something for everyone at this annual extravaganza. As Sheriff Chad Chronister “flips the switch” to mark the opening day, Tampa Bay residents are gearing up for twelve days of unforgettable fun and entertainment.

The Florida State Fair 2024 is officially underway, offering attendees a unique blend of culinary delights, thrilling rides, and captivating entertainment. From February 8th to 19th, the fairgrounds will come alive with the sights, sounds, and smells of this beloved event.

Throughout the fair’s duration, visitors can enjoy a wide array of attractions, including over 50 carnival-style rides suitable for all ages. With gates open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and extended hours from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends and President’s Day, there’s ample time to explore all the fair has to offer.

Tickets are available for purchase online or at Wawa. Prices vary by age and day, with discounts for kids and armbands for unlimited rides.

Of course, no visit to the Florida State Fair would be complete without sampling the mouth-watering array of culinary delights. From funnel cakes to bacon caramel apple fries, indulge in a variety of treats to satisfy any craving.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. The fair will feature musical acts, circus performances, magicians, and dance groups.¬†With something new and exciting around every corner, the Florida State Fair promises an unforgettable experience for all who attend.