The Florida State Fair was founded 114 years ago in 1904 and was originally housed at the Tampa Hotel, now known as The University of Tampa. The Florida State Fair –always in Tampa, always in February –will be held on February 8-19, 2018. The Florida State Fair attracts more than 500,000 people over the course of its twelve-day event.
Covering fifteen acres, the Florida State Fair boasts the largest Midway in North America with 110 different rides.
Tickets can be purchased at any participating Publix Supermarkets in the Tampa Bay area or online at www.floridastatefair.com
CHILDREN & TEENS:
CHARACTER MEET & GREET
| PAW PATROL, RUSTY RIVETS, UMIZOOMI
Meet Nickelodeon superstars from
Paw Patrol, Rusty Rivets and Team Umizoomi live and in-person at the fair! See Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol; Rusty and Ruby from Rusty Rivets and Milli, Bot, Geo and Umicar from Team Umizoomi. There is plenty of opportunities to meet the characters and have your picture taken. Don’t miss this opportunity to make a lifetime memory for your kids!
TEEN STARS LIVE
Imagine hanging with four of your favorite stars from popular Disney and Nickelodeon Shows.
This exciting, action-packed presentation features, exclusive back stage looks at the stars, question and answer opportunity, amazing interactive games and plenty of opportunities to join the stars on stage! Where else can you hang with your favorite stars live on stage? Only at Teen Stars Live, only at the Florida State Fair! We will be announcing our stars soon so keep checking our website and social media pages for details.
The Florida State Fair is hosting its first-ever Dance championship and we want you to join us.
The competition is open to everyone competitive dancers and those who just want to be a dancer. Submit your video entries in December to be a part of the show and we will select 40 semi-finalist compete live at the fair on Friday, February 16th. On Saturday, February 17th, our finals will be judged by some of your favorite Dance Moms celebrities (Stay tuned to see who is coming). The celebrities will judge the competition, give feedback to the contestants, perform live on stage and even answer your questions about the show. Come to compete or just to watch, this show has something for everyone!
To enter for a chance to win tickets click here.