Are You Ready for Fair Season?

The beginning of the year is always exciting for the ag industry in Central Florida because it’s fair season! From January through March, the lineup is packed with county fairs and other great events. Make sure you have these events on your calendar. We want you to milk every last drop of fun from this season!

  • Polk County Youth Fair: January 21-27
    Area youth show off their skills and talent. Learn more in our Event Preview on page 20 and go to for the latest.
  • Osceola County Fair: February 10-19
    Livestock shows, youth competitions, and live entertainment. Learn more at
  • Highlands County Fair: February 3-11
    Arts and crafts, livestock shows, competitions.
  • Florida State Fair: February 9-20
    Agricultural competitions, rides, live entertainment, educational exhibits, and all the fried food your heart can handle.
  • Florida Strawberry Festival: March 2-12
    Youth livestock shows, rides, live entertainment, attractions, and — of course — all things strawberry!
  • Central Florida Fair: March 2-12
    Games, rides, food, live music, animals, STEM competitions, and culinary competitions.

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