2010 Florida Strawberry Festival®
What: 2010 Florida Strawberry Festival: “Come Celebrate With Us!”
When: Thursday, March 4 through Sunday, March 14, open daily 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Midway opens at
noon daily except Sat., Sun. & Mon when it opens at 10 a.m. Moonlight Magic nights (Fri, Mar. 5 &
Fri., March 12) from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Where: 303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City, FL 33563
Tickets: Admission (adults 13+): $8 advance/$10 gate; Youth (6-12): $4 advance/$5 gate; Children 5 &
under are free w/paid adult. Advance discount admission tickets on sale at participating Sweetbay
Supermarkets through March 8. Tickets also on sale at Festival Box Office, or charge-by-phone at
813-754-1996. Ticket sales are final. No refunds, exchanges or rain checks.
Parking: Parking is $5 for cars, pickups and vans. Handicapped friendly spaces available at Red Parking
Bus Stop (Oak Ave. & Ritter St.). Shuttle buses run from lots to gates 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Event Info: 75th annual event is a showcase of Florida grown strawberries; along with concerts, rides, games,
attractions; exhibits of agriculture, horticulture, commerce, fine arts, livestock, homemade goods
and crafts; and plenty of strawberry shortcake and other fantastic food.
Headliners: Roy Clark, 3/4; Billy Currington,3/4; Bobby Bare, 3/5; Julianne Hough, 3/5; Switchfoot, 3/6; Michael
W. Smith, 3/6; Heidi Newfield, 3/7; Darius Rucker, 3/7; Mel Tillis, 3/8; Bill Engvall, 3/8; Debbie
Reynolds, 3/9; Josh Turner, 3/9; Aaron Tippin, 3/10; Bill Medley/Sam Moore, 3/10; The Oak Ridge
Boys, 3/11; REO Speedwagon, 3/11; The Smothers Brothers, 3/12; Tracy Lawrence, 3/12; Clay
Walker/Lee Brice, 3/13; Patty Loveless, 3/13; Sara Evans, 3/14; and Lynyrd Skynyrd, 3/14. Special
general admission free concert on 3/6 with Suite Caroline at 1:00 p.m. Tickets for all shows are for
reserved seats for GTE Federal Credit Union Soundstage concerts. Show tickets range from $10 to
$30; gate admission additional. There are a limited number of free seats available (with paid gate
admission) for all shows on first-come, first-seated basis in Edy's® & Häagen-Dazs® Grandstand.
Highlights: Belle City Amusements Midway, Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, Galaxy Girl, Dennis Lee,
Southern Star Bluegrass Band, Bluegrass Parlor Band, Jay Taylor Band, Jason Young Band,
Grand Parade, Shoebox Float Contest, Granpa Cratchet, the Strawberry Queen & Court, Kiddie
Corral, Rick K & the Allnighters, Rosaire’s Racing Pigs, Runa Pacha, Baby Contests, Livestock
Shows, Hands-on Activities, Art Shows, Strawberry Production Exhibit, Photography Contest
Display, Garden Club Horticulture Show, Demonstrations of Pioneer Skills in Early Arts & Trades,
Hola Plant City (Mar. 5 & 6), Spirit Song (Mar.12), Rev. Art Jones & Bible Based Fellowship
Cathedral Choir (Mar. 13), & more.
Contact: Administration: 813-752-9194 Ticket Office: 813-754-1996