Announcing the New


Tampa, Fla. (November 20, 2019) – The Florida State Fair Authority announced the launch of its updated and refreshed website. The new website features easier navigation, an interactive digital map and a robust year-round event calendar.

In collaboration with Sparxoo, the user experience of the website was completely overhauled making it easier to navigate for Fair guests, year-round event guests, show promoters and event planners.

One of the new and most exciting features is the interactive digital map of the Florida State Fair, so guests can use their phone to get around the Florida State Fairgrounds easily finding food, entertainment, exhibits and more.

“We are very excited to launch the new website for the Florida State Fairgrounds. Now, our guests will have an easy way to see all of the wonderful things we have going on here every single day.” Says Cheryl Flood, executive director at the Florida State Fairgrounds.

The Florida State Fairgrounds hosts over 500,000 people during the annual Florida State Fair (February 6-17, 2020) and is an event venue for large-scale events including concerts at the Mid-Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre along with state-wide expos, charity galas and graduations for the University of Tampa and local high schools. 

About Florida State Fair:

The Florida State Fair, first held in Tampa in 1904, has become one of the largest events in the state, attracting more than 500,000 people during its 12-day run. The Florida State Fair boasts the largest Midway in the USA, a robust agricultural program, a circus, interactive animal exhibits and new attractions each year. As the first State Fair of the year, the Florida State Fair is the first to debut new and all of the unique fair foods visitors have come to know and love. It’s affordable family fun at its best. For more information, about the Florida State Fair, please visit or follow on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram.

About the Florida State Fair Authority:

The mission of the Florida State Fair Authority and its Board of Directors is to create positive entertainment experiences through: the annual Florida State Fair; a variety of year-round events; quality competitive programs; a commitment to agriculture, education and community service, and a focus on new opportunities.

The Florida State Fair Authority does not receive state, county or city tax dollars. Operations are funded by revenue generated by the annual Florida State Fair and the rental of Fairgrounds facilities to outside entities throughout the year. For more information about the Florida State Fair Authority, go to