educational fun

Learn and Grow

All the fun should be a little educational too, right!? 

Hydro Harvest Planters

Ag-Venture

Ag-Venture is a hands-on learning experience designed to teach about the importance of where their food comes from. Learn just how large of an impact agriculture has in our everyday lives!

Plein Air Art Winners

Creative Living Exhibits

Stroll through Florida Center to view works of art created and submitted to the Creative Living Competitions by talented individuals from all across the state of Florida!

Giraffic Menagerie

Come face to face with some of the world’s most majestic creatures, all at the Florida State Fair! Meet and feed Twiggs the giraffe and his exotic friends at the Giraffic Menagerie Petting Zoo.

Old Equipment on display

Agriculture Hall of Fame

The Florida Ag Hall of Fame is a hands-on showcase of Florida’s wide variety of agricultural products. Learn about Florida’s strawberries, citrus, bees, poultry, beef cattle, watermelons, insects and more.

Victorian Home

Cracker Country

Immerse yourself in the life of a 19th century Florida pioneer. Visit authentic buildings and learn about home life, trade, commerce and transportation as it was in rural Florida just before the turn of the 20th century.

Cattlemen's Museum

Cattle Ranching Museum

Experience 500 years of unique ranching traditions through personal stories, photographs, art and authentic artifacts in this exhibit presented by the Florida Cattlemen’s Foundation.

Florida Fish and Wild Life Display

Florida Fish & Wildlife Exhibit

Discover some of the many ways to enjoy Florida's natural environment, such as hiking, fishing, boating, hunting and photography. Learn how you can become a “citizen scientist” and help FFWCC protect and preserve our fish and wildlife habitats.

Florida Citrus Display

Florida Forest Discovery

This exhibit features displays that highlight the ecological and economic value of Florida’s forests. Meet foresters, fire fighters and scientists who share how their stewardship protects our forest lands…and how you can get involved!

Florida Learning Garden Planters

Florida Learning Garden

This year-round garden is maintained in partnership with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful and local businesses to offer a working garden that educates the community on sustainable practices. Take a stroll around the garden to check out local plants, crops and more!

Little Farm Hands Barn

Little Farm Hands

Little Farm Hands is a hands-on agricultural education exhibit for kids aged 2-7. Children can experience the agricultural process, beginning at the farm and ending at the market.

Boy Walking Cow

Livestock Barns

Learn about a variety of animals being shown by open and youth exhibitors from around the country. In the Livestock Barn, you can see beef and dairy animals, pygmy goats, dairy goats, sheep and swine.

Cows in Milking parlor

Milking Parlor

Ever wonder where your glass of milk came from? See a modern milking parlor in operation! Our Milk Man explains the work behind the process, and kids may even get a chance to help out.

The power of steam exhibit

Power of Steam

Visit one of the largest collections of 19th and 20th-century working engines and learn how steam-powered Florida through the Industrial Revolution and beyond!

ALL OF THIS CAN BE FOUND AT THE FAIR!

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