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Planning ahead will make your visit to the 2010 Florida Strawberry Festival® even more
fruitful. Please take a few minutes to look over these tips we've prepared for you.

Arrive Early – Festival gates open daily at 10:00 a.m. Every day, for each of the
headline entertainer concerts (3:30 and 7:30 p.m.), there will be free seating available
on a first come, first seated basis in the Edy's®-Haagen-Dazs® Free Grandstand.

Bring Your Camera – You'll want to capture all the fun in pictures for years to come, so
don't leave your camera at home. The friendly folks at Front Gate Fun Photos will be on
hand to take special keepsake photos of your Festival visit. They will be located at Gates
1 and our Gate 14.

Buy Concert Tickets – Once the Festival has opened, tickets for the headline
entertainers appearing on the GTE Federal Credit Union Soundstage will be available for
sale at the ticket office adjacent to the east side of the bleachers.

Change a Diaper - There are diaper-changing facilities located in all restrooms on the

Charge it - MasterCard, Visa and Discover are accepted at each gate for admission, for
tickets on the Midway, and many of our vendors and crafters accept credit cards for
purchases on-site.

Check the Weather - Be sure to check local weather forecasts and plan to bring a
jacket, hat or sunscreen, as appropriate.

Come Hungry – In addition to our famous strawberry shortcake, throughout the
Festival there will be dozens upon dozens of tantalizing treats to tempt your taste buds.

Leave Coolers at Home – No bottles, cans, coolers or picnic baskets are permitted
inside the gates.

Leave Pets at Home - With the exception of Seeing Eye Dogs or dogs that are part of
the entertainment, animals are not permitted on the fairgrounds. Under no
circumstances should a pet be left in a parked car.

Lost & Found - If you've lost someone or something during your visit, all lost persons
and property will be safely cared for in the Lost & Found caboose, sponsored by HOME
PRO. The bright red caboose is located near the east side of the Main Exhibit Building.

Note Where You Parked - Take a moment to familiarize yourself with your
surroundings when you arrive at the Festival. Make note of the gate through which you
enter, as it's much easier to write it down when you arrive than to remember after a
long day.
Pick a Meeting Place - Upon arrival at the Festival, decide on a meeting place in case
you and your party get separated. Consider the Giant Ferris Wheel or the Sweetbay
Supermarket Showcase Tent, as a meeting point; they’re highly visible, brightly colored,
and easy to find. If you do get lost or separated, ask a police officer to escort you, or
report to the Lost & Found caboose for assistance. The Lost & Found caboose is
sponsored by HOME PRO and is located near the east side of the Main Exhibit Building.

Pick up a Map – Maps of the Festival are available at the information booths, which are
located throughout the grounds near the gate entrances and in the Main Exhibit Building.

Plan Your Visit – When you arrive, be sure to pick up a daily schedule (on the reverse
side of the map) so you can plan your day. They're available at the information booths
sponsored by UNCOMMON USA.

Rent a Stroller or Wheelchair - There are strollers, wheelchairs, and a limited number
of motorized scooters for rent near Gates 1, 14 and 16.

Wash Your Hands – For your health and safety, the Florida Strawberry Festival team
reminds you to wash your hands throughout the day, especially before leaving the
restrooms, animal areas and barns.

Wear Comfortable Shoes - For your comfort and safety, we recommend wearing low,
closed-toe shoes.

If you have other questions we didn't cover here, please give us a call. One of our
Florida Strawberry Festival team members will be happy to assist you: 813-752-9194.

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