The Florida Strawberry Festival is an annual event that takes place in Plant City, FL. With the warm Florida weather, Plant City has been known for their winter strawberry harvesting. The Strawberry Festival was started in 1930 as a way to promote the local strawberry season during times other areas can't harvest strawberries.
The event now last for 11 days and brings over 500,000 people each year. There are several things to do for people of all ages; petting zoo, carnival games and rides, pig races, beauty pageant, vendors offering strawberry themed souvenirs, and much, much more. The festival has become well known for their concerts that happen throughout the day and to close the event each night.
Places You Should Consider
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs208 N. Alexander St. , Plant City FL, 33566
Tampa Bay Downs11225 Race Track Road , Tampa FL, 33626
Some big name country music artists have shared the stage along with recent artists from other genres such as rock.
Don't forget to get your strawberry shortcake while at the event and take home a flat of strawberries at wholesale prices fresh!
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There is nowhere else to go to get your fix of Strawberry Shortcake!! Try it with the biscuit and the cake... Both are to die for!
Pros: Fresh strawberries, historical exhibits, rides, and delicious food.
Cons: Parking accessibility depends on your time of arrival to the festival. Be prepared to walk if you sleep in late.