Sun Burst

Florida State Fair

From a small start in 1904, to our explosive events today, the Florida State Fairgrounds believes that nothing brings a community together like a good time. That has been the core of our efforts since our first fair, held in downtown Tampa at Henry B. Plant’s Tampa Bay Hotel.

Find Your Fun

Creative Living

Let the creative juices flow as you battle it out in a variety of competitions for the best quilt, pie or plant.


Compete alongside Florida’s top livestock exhibitors in head-to-head youth & open shows.

Cracker Country

Step back in time to 19th century Florida at Tampa’s only living history museum, open all 12 days of the fair!

Unlimited Thrills

Welcome to the largest ride midway in the U.S.A.