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(813) 754-1996
Mon-Sat, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sun, 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

Amscot
Main Ticket Office

Mon-Thur, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Fri, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

2209 W. Oak Avenue
Plant City, FL 33563

 

Discounted Admission Tickets at Publix

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Discounted Admission Tickets
$8 ages 13 and up
$4 ages 6 to 12
FREE ages 5 and under, with paid adult

 

Free Entertainment

Included with admission

In addition to all of the livestock shows, contests, displays and exhibits, below is a list of FREE entertainment included in your gate admission.

FSF Battle of The Bands

The 2019 Florida Strawberry Festival Battle of the Bands Competition is here! The final event will take place on the Wish Farms Sound Stage on March 9, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. Over $15,000 and prizes up for grabs!!! See the Top 2 Bands below and plan to be at the event to cast your vote! Each vote will be entered to win a custom designed, limited edition Dave Mustaine “Mako” guitar. Rock On!

 

 

TOP 2 FINALIST
G.W. Souther

TOP 2 FINALIST
Almost There

HONORABLE MENTION
Kayla Ember

Stingray Chevrolet Entertainment Tent

Click for the schedule and special events.

Publix Showcase Tent

Daily Entertainment

Redhead Express
Sponsored By: Fifth Third Bank
Daily at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
No 11 a.m. show on March 3 or 3 p.m. show on March 10.

Daily Entertainment

Dennis Lee
Sponsored By: Global Frequency Technology
Daily at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
No noon show on March 3 or 4 p.m. show on March 10

2019 Florida Strawberry Festival Battle of the Bands
Preliminary Battles
Thursday, February 28, Tuesday, March 5 and Thursday, March 7
6 p.m.

Pastor Calvin “Pee Wee” Callins
Friday, March 1 and Friday, March 8
6 p.m.

The Danny Moody Band
Saturday, March 2
6 p.m.

Little Mansion
Sunday, March 3
6 p.m.

Next Radical Generation
Monday, March 4
6 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Plant City Modern Worship Team
Wednesday, March 6
6 p.m.

Ladies of Lee
Saturday, March 9
6 p.m.

HOLA Plant City!
Featuring Alina Izquierdo, Mister Cumbia, Stephanie Gerard and Mariachi Nuevo Guadalajara
Produced by: Coda Sound
Sunday, March 10
4:30 p.m.
Details to come.

Kellogg's Strawberry Tent

Kari & Billy
Sponsored By: J.C. Sales
Daily at noon, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Kazual
Sponsored By: SunTrust Bank
Daily at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

The Walker Boys
Sponsored By: Hampton Inn & Suites/Tampa East
Daily at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

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The GRRREAT Tony the Tiger
Saturdays and Sundays
1-6 p.m.

On Grounds

Paul Bunyan Lumberjacks vs. Lumberjills
Sponsored By: Husqvarna
Daily at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Additional 6 p.m. shows on
Saturdays and Sundays

Kandu Magic
Sponsored By: Vision Auto Glass
Daily at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.,
4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Runa Pacha “Indian World”
Sponsored By: Verizon Wireless
Daily at 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m.,
6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Pompeyo Dog Show
Sponsored By: Visions of Outdoor Living
Daily at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
and 5:30 p.m.

Robinson’s Racing Pigs
Sponsored By: Netterfield’s Concessions
Daily at 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m.,
6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Dakin Dairy Farmers Milking Parlor
Sponsored By: Southbay Sod
Daily at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
and 5 p.m.

Meet the Festival’s Official Mascots
“Mr. and Miss Berry”
at the TruStep Gazebo
Daily from 11-11:30 a.m., 3:30-4 p.m.
and 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

Rock-It the Robot
Sponsored By: Softub Express
Daily at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Monster Jam Truck
Daily from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sponsored By: Feld Entertainment

Meet Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Mike Alstott
Sponsored By: Carolina Carports
Saturday, March 9 from 1-3 p.m.
Sunday, March 10 from 1-3 p.m.

Meet Paul Jr. of American Chopper
Sponsored By: Carolina Carports
Friday, March 1 from 5-7 p.m.
Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m.-noon, 2-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m.

Eating Contests

Fanta Strawberry Soda Throwdown, Daily at 2:30 p.m., Kandu Magic Show Stage

Watch to see who can down 32 oz. of Fanta Strawberry Soda the fastest. The Fanta Strawberry Soda Throwdown is sponsored by Taylor’s Doughboy.

Amish Donut Eating Contest, Friday, March 1 at 2 p.m., Stingray Entertainment Tent

Teams of four will compete to see who can eat a stack of four delicious amish donuts (with no hands) in the least amount of time. The Amish Donut Eating Contest is sponsored by Peachey’s.

Youth Strawberry Stemming Contest, Saturday, March 2 at 2 p.m., Stingray Entertainment Tent

Youngsters of all ages compete to see who can remove the stems from 20 berries the fastest. The Youth Strawberry Stemming Contest is sponsored by Mavric’s Chocolate Barn.

Strawberry Spaghetti Eating Contest, Monday, March 4 at 5 p.m., Stingray Entertainment Tent

Competitors are challenged to eat one bowl of spaghetti topped with our favorite – a strawberry. The Strawberry Spaghetti Eating Contest is sponsored by Spaghetti Eddie’s.

Adult Strawberry Stemming Contest, Tuesday, March 5 at 2 p.m., Stingray Entertainment Tent 

Adult visitors of all ages compete to see who can remove the stems from 25 berries the fastest. The Adult Strawberry Stemming Contest is sponsored by Chocolate Strawberry Express.

Super Dog Mega Corn Dog Eating Contest, Wednesday, March 6 at 1 p.m., Stingray Entertainment Tent

This contest consists of 8 contestants. Each contestant will be given 2 Mega Corndogs. The first contestant who finishes the two corndogs and has a clean plate will be the winner; nothing can be left on the plate or floor. The winner will be awarded with a trophy and bragging rights!

Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest, Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m., Stingray Entertainment Tent

Brave competitors compete to see who can eat a 4-lb. (No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you…we said 4 lbs.) strawberry shortcake in 10 minutes. Once they hit the 8 minute mark, their spoons are taken away just to make things a little more interesting. Oh yeah, the winner is awarded a trophy with a pig on top. The Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest is sponsored by St. Clement “Make Your Own” Strawberry Shortcake.

Strawberry Mashed Potato Pie Eating Contest, Friday, March 8 at 3 p.m., Stingray Entertainment Tent

Competitors are challenged with eating one plate of garlic mashed potatoes (topped with strawberry glaze and a fresh strawberry, of course) in under 10 minutes. The Strawberry Mashed Potato Pie Eating Contest is sponsored by Pickle Barrel Sirloin Tips.

Youth Livestock Shows

Thursday, February 28 at 7 p.m. – Mosaic Youth Swine Show

 Friday, March 1 at 7 p.m. – Mosaic Youth Swine Sale

 Saturday, March 2 – Dairy Showmanship – 11 a.m. | Dairy Show – 1 p.m.

 Sunday, March 3 – Dairy Showmanship (Adults) – 11 a.m. | Dairy Showmanship (Pee Wee) – 11:30 a.m. | Dairy Costume Ball – 12:30 p.m. | Youth Plant Sale – 2 p.m.

 Monday, March 4 – Lamb Jumping Contest – 3 p.m. | Lamb Costume Contest – 7 p.m.

 Tuesday, March 5  – Lamb Showmanship – 3 p.m. | Lamb Show – 5 p.m.

 Wednesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. – Mosaic Youth Steer Show

 Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m. – Mosaic Youth Steer Showmanship

 Friday, March 8 at 6 p.m. – Beef Breed Showmanship

 Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. – Mosaic Youth Steer Sale

 Sunday, March 10 at 11 a.m. – Beef Breed Show

 Mosaic Poultry and Rabbit Exhibits – on Display Daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.