For those of you who live in the northern states like Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, etc who will have to wait until June for nice tasty strawberry shortcakes, here in Florida we will be way ahead of you. We get these delicious treats in the winter while y'all are still shoveling that white stuff off your sidewalks.
In Plant City, Florida we have the yearly Strawberry Festival which will take place this year from March 3rd to the 13th. This year will be the 76th Anniversary of this event. This is no small-town get-together. We are talking of about a major undertaking here, with numerous activities, top notch entertainment, displays, food delights, etc for all to enjoy. Some of these include:
- Kiddie Corral
- Free entertainment like: Dennis Lee, Jay Taylor Band, Runa Pacha, Grandpa Cratchet, and others.
- Star Headliners like: Bobby Vinton, Kenny Rogers, John Conlee, .38 Special, and other well-known performers. Visit the festival's site link below for schedules and prices for the headline concerts.
- The Neighborhood Village which is dedicated to displaying the handicrafts and homemade items from our local craftsmen and women. Baking, cake decorating, jewelry & beading, knitting, home decorations, etc.
- A great Midway full of attractions to delight you.
And a lot more.
Add to this the wonderful food that will be available like the mandatory Strawberry Shortcake, and you have many opportunities to enjoy yourself at this year's Strawberry Festival. With our excellent weather here in February, what better way to spend a day and evening.
Check under the ABOUT US menu item at the top of the home page for special price days for kids, seniors, and others. You will also find information about directions, location, and contact numbers. They even have a map to help you find the festival easily. You can call the festival office at: 813-752-9194
For more information about the festival, click on the following link: 76th Strawberry Festival
Have a Great Time!!
Photo Courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
John Elwell - REALTOR
Bill Nye Realty, Inc.
Licensed in Florida