Central Florida Fair - Event Details
Date: February 25 , 2016 to March 13, 2016
Times: Times vary daily and weekend.
Location: Central Florida Fair , 4603 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808
Admission: The Central Florida Fair Regular Gate Prices (advance tickets are discounted):
Adult admission is $10
Child admission (ages 6 to 10) is $6
Child admission (age 5 and under) is Free
Mega Pass $25
Advance Ride Wristband $20
Family Four Pack (4 admission and 4 ridebands) is $95
Check website for discounts and restrictions.
Roller coaster at the Central Florida Fair
The Annual Central Florida Fair takes place February 25th- March 13th. Started in 1910, the Central Florida Fair averages 250,000 in attendance. The fair is located on 87 acres near downtown Orlando and will give out $200,000 in prize money for various competitions.
Rides, Exhibits, and Entertainment
There are more than 100 rides from stomach dropping thrillers for the adrenaline seekers to Kiddie Land for the youngest riders. Other exhibits and contests at the Central Florida Fair include:
Creative Arts – with nearly 3,000 handmade items in over 200 categories, including Fine Arts, Needlework, and Crafts and Hobbies.
Food Arts and Sciences – a feast of baked goods, canned fruits, decorated cakes, and decorative touches for the home, plus dozens of daily chef demonstrations on a state-of-the-art kitchen stage.
Horticulture – lush displays of flowers and foliage, plus information on gardening, water conservation, landscaping, and more.
FFA – local middle and high school chapters present educational booths on landscaping, animal husbandry, veterinary care, and more.
4-H – this leadership-building organization presents a year’s worth of youth activities in informative booths and creative contests.
Livestock – featuring over 2,000 cows, horses, sheep, hogs, goats, chickens, and rabbits.
Entertainment – over 100 groups featuring 800 singers, dancers and musicians on three stages.
Central Florida Fair Livestock
The Central Florida Fair has been celebrating the agricultural heritage of Florida for over 100 years. More than 2,600 entries annually, the Central Florida Fair presents one of the largest livestock shows in the Florida region. In 2006, a horse show was introduced.
A bunny at the Central Florida Fair, Orlando
A horse with Denny Chapman at the Central Florida Fair, Orlando