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2014 Strawberry Festival Lineup Announced | The Band Perry, Rascal Flats, Boyz II Men, and More!

Since it was first introduced in 1930, families have been traveling from all over the state to attend the Florida Strawberry Festival that comes around every spring. It is ranked as one of the top 40 fairs in the country, and … Read More

Keel & Curley Launches Two Henrys Brewing Company in Plant City

Keel & Curley Winery in Plant City has built a solid reputation since it started in the kitchen of founder and owner, Joe Keel back in 2003. Known for its unique assortment of fruit-based wines ranging from dry blueberry to peach … Read More

U-Pick Strawberries | Strawberry Picking in Tampa Bay

Spring time is a beautiful thing; flowers blossoming, birds chirping, and juicy strawberries ripening. It is the perfect time to try new things while enjoying the warm sun with friends and family. So why not plan a mini trip to … Read More

2013 Florida Strawberry Festival Kicks Off Today

The 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival will kick off today, February 28 with a larger than ever assortment of big name concerts, high flying rides, midway games, and, of course, a whole lotta strawberries served a ton of different ways. Open … Read More

Hunter Hayes and More Join 2013 Strawberry Festival Lineup

As we head into the New Year, we can look forward to a huge variety of notable Tampa Bay area events within the next few months perfect for kids and adults of all ages. One of these is the legendary … Read More

Strawberry Festival Lineup Announced | Blake Shelton, Scotty McCreery

The initial music lineup for the 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City was announced earlier this week and, if you’re a big fan of country music, you’re definitely in for a treat. Country superstar Blake Shelton is set to … Read More

Taste Tour of 813 | Johnson Barbeque, Plant City

If you’ve followed our Taste Tour of 813 over the past few months, you know we’re no strangers to great barbecue all throughout the Tampa Bay area.  Keeping with our rampant craving for and tradition of highlighting this delicious southern … Read More

Moving to Tampa | Where to Live: A Tampa Neighborhoods Guide

If you’re moving to Tampa armed only with Google to check out the neighborhoods, it can be daunting. We live here, and we still don’t know everything there is to know about every neighborhood! Well, we did our homework and … Read More

Taste Tour of 813 | Strawberry Hut Sandwich Shoppe, Plant City

Walk up to the Strawberry Hut Sandwich Shoppe in Plant City on any given lunch time during the week and it’s easy to tell that that this place has definitely built a local following over its nearly 20 year existence. … Read More

Grandpa Johnson’s BBQ, Plant City | 50+ Years Perfecting the Art of Barbecue

Conveniently located just off I-4 in Plant City, Grandpa Johnson’s BBQ is definitely worth your attention if you’re looking for a seriously good barbecue restaurant in Tampa and the surrounding area. Open for nearly 60 years in Plant City, Grandpa … Read More

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About Plant City

Located about half way between Brandon and Lakeland, Plant City Florida is known as the winter strawberry capital of the world, and hosts the annual Florida Strawberry Festival in the late winter, usually around February or March. Residents of Plant City may venture to Downtown Tampa or Ybor City for nightlife and entertainment, but there are still plenty of local bars & restaurants in Plant City. There are also several attractions and things to do in Plant City. Dinosaur World and Pioneer Heritage Museum are a couple of the most popular places to go. If you are looking for a suburb of Tampa that is conveniently located to both the Tampa and Orlando then Plant City might be a great option for you. Check out the Jobs and Real Estate sections if you are planning to move to the area.