Calling all families, Tampa Bay foodies, and strawberry lovers! The Florida Strawberry Festival is back for another year from March 2rd-12th. Whether you’re an annual visitor or newcomer, we’ve got the inside scoop.
All we have to say is, prepare for 11 days and nights of an awesome live music lineup, insane rides, and strawberry everything!
No need to scramble for ticket prices and festival times, we’ve got the details here. All ages are welcome! Children 5 and under have free admission with a paid adult admission to accompany them. Ages 13 and up pay $10 admission, while children from ages 6-12 pay $5 admission. Check the festival hours below!
Monday | 10:00am-10:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am-10:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am-10:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am-10:00pm
Friday | 10:00am-10:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am-10:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am-10:00pm
Daily from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
12:00 noon – 11:00 p.m.
*On Friday, March 10th, Midway closes just before 10:00 p.m. and reopens from 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. for Moonlight Magic. Gate admission is not required after 10:00 p.m.
Weekends & Monday:
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
There’s no shortage of delicious strawberry treats, gifts, exhibits, merch, and so much more. At the festival you can take fresh strawberries home, even get a taste of the world-famous strawberry shortcake already calling our name!
Looking for something more unique to taste? How about their strawberry pizza or strawberry brisket tacos – now’s the time to experiment!
Make way for Midway! You’re going to want to clear your schedule for the day because there are over 80 rides, games, and attractions.
Your little ones can have fun too! There are pint-sized rides and wider aisles to accommodate strollers.
Take a peek through The Neighborhood Village to find homemade and handcrafted items created by the youth and adults from our community. Cake decorating, quilts, and tons more entries submitted for judging.
Bring on the live music! After all the thrills and goodies, kick back or get on your feet for an awesome live music lineup.
With headliners including Sam Hunt, The Beach Boys, and Boyz II Men, there’s no question you have to stick around and dance the night away – snag your tickets before they sell out!
Oak Ridge Boys
The Beach Boys
Boyz II Men
Chicks with Hits
Ricky Nelson Remembered
Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots
Have you ever wanted to be a part of an eating contest? You’re in luck! There’s entertainment of all kinds to participate or view.
From Youth Livestock Shows, live magic shows, even meeting the Festival’s Official Mascots
Mr. & Miss Berry, there’s never a dull moment at this berry fest.
Let’s be honest, parking can get hectic for events and we like to be as prepped as possible. No need to panic, parking will be available on the Florida Strawberry Festival property. Just look for the Blue, Gray and Red Parking Lots located on Ritter Street, off of Highway 92 or Highway 574!
Cars, pickup trucks and vans under 20 ft | $5
Vehicles over 20 ft. to 39 ft. | $10
Vehicles or buses over 40 ft. | $15
The Bryan Elementary School track and Tomlin Middle School are just a few spots around the festival grounds for more parking options!
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