Theme announced for 2018 Florida Strawberry Festival

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PLANT CITY, Fla. (Oct. 10, 2017) – The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today its theme for the 83rd annual event – “Building New Memories!”

“Yes, it points to the new entertainment venue we’ve constructed,” said President Paul Davis. “But most of all, we want our guests to know we’re in the business of continuously making new and better memories for families.”

A new theme is ...

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Strawberry Ball nets sizable donation for local Food Bank

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Strawberry Ball nets sizeable donation for local food bank

PLANT CITY, Fla. (July 13, 2017) – The Florida Strawberry Festival presented the proceeds from its annual Strawberry Ball to the United Food Bank of Plant City on Monday.

The 45th Strawberry Ball, which was held April 29 in the Charlie Grimes Family Agricultural Center, raised a total of $22,900 for the nearby food ...

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Mid-Florida Summer Home Show

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Simply Events’s Mid-Florida Summer Home Show returns to the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Grimes Agricultural Building July 8 and 9 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Entry and parking are FREE! The event will feature over 100 licensed contractors, the area’s top home improvement specialists and designers, a plant and garden expo, a shabby chic vintage market, and DIY demos with Lowe’s Home Improvement ...

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First Female Chairman of the Board Elected

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PLANT CITY, Fla. (April 12, 2017) – Sandee Parke Sytsma was elected chairman of the Florida Strawberry Festival’s board of directors in last night’s monthly meeting.

Sytsma has served as a board member since 1995 and retired from Tampa Electric Company as a customer service representative. She succeeds Dan Walden who served in the position for the past two years. Floyd Hall was elected ...

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Festival Offering Small Pieces of Stadium

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Many loyal patrons and Plant City natives have asked about acquiring a small piece of William Schneider Memorial Stadium to have as a keepsake. We are pleased to announce that we have saved a small selection of golf ball size pieces of the stadium that we are offering on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge. The concrete pieces can be picked up ...

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