The Florida State Fair Comes to Tampa Feb 8-19 + Win Tickets!

The Florida State Fair Comes to Tampa Feb 8-19 + Win Tickets

Fun for the whole family, the Florida State Fair returns to Tampa from February 8-19, 2018, and we have a family 4-pack of tickets to give away.

Covering fifteen acres at the fairgrounds, the Florida State Fair boasts the largest Midway in North America with 110 different rides.

In 2018, the Florida State Fair is unveiling thirteen new attractions including meet and greets with Paw Patrol and Rusty Rivets; Teen Stars Live; Florida State Fair Dance Championships featuring stars of Dance Moms; Little Farm Hands presented by Mosaic; BMX/FMX FreestyleMadness, The Ninja Experience, Mini Monster Trucks and so much more.

Musical acts at the Florida State Fair include Country GoldTour, Kazual, Screaming Orphans, Fuel on Fire, Dennis Lee, Vocal Trash and local Tampa bands including Kenzie Wheeler, Reverend Barry & the Funk, Alex Lopez, Nathan Hager, Taylor Reed and many more.

And let’s not forget all the Fair food. Noteworthy Fair foods for 2018 include a Surf N Turf Sundae, Southern Catfish Sundae and Barbeque Pulled Pork Ribbon Fries.

The Florida State Fair Comes to Tampa Feb 8-19 + Win Tickets


The best part of the Florida State Fair is that it’s very affordable for families. Adult tickets bought online by February 7 are only $9. Children’s advance tickets (ages 6-11) are $5, and Senior advance tickets (age 55 or older) are $7. Expect to pay $2-$4 more at the gate.

Armbands, valid for the Midway rides, are $20 for weekday advance purchase or $30 for weekend advance purchase.

Tickets can be purchased at any participating Publix Supermarkets in the Tampa Bay area or online at

The Florida State Fair Comes to Tampa Feb 8-19 + Win Tickets


Thanks to the Florida State Fair, we have a family 4-pack of tickets to give away!

Simply use the Rafflecopter form below to enter. You can even earn extra entries by doing things like tweeting about this giveaway.

Deadline to enter is 11:59pm (ET) on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Winners will be drawn at random from all valid entries during the contest duration, and notified via email.

Winners will have 24 hours to respond to the winner notification email or an alternate winner will be picked. So make sure you use a valid email that you check regularly!

Good luck and happy entering!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

[photos courtesy Florida State Fair]

Disclaimer: CitySurfing Orlando is receiving media passes to attend the Florida State Fair in exchange for running this giveaway and for a future review.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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