Florida State Fairgrounds

Know Before You Go

Your Safety is Our Priority

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Florida State Fairgrounds is taking extra precautions to assure the health and safety of our employees and guests. It is our mission to keep guests and staff safe while also continuing to make your visit a memorable experience.

COVID-19 Warning

COVID-19 exposure is an inherent risk in any public locations where people are present: Guests should only attend after evaluating their own health risks. Purchase of a ticket and entry on to the Fairgrounds constitutes your understanding of these risks and your willingness to undertake the risk of exposure. No refunds will be given following your entry on to the Fairgrounds. We encourage each guest to take responsibility for their own health and safety, in addition to acting with care for the health and safety of those around them.


Hand Sanitizer Stations

There will be hand sanitation & handwashing stations throughout the Fairgrounds. We highly recommend the use of hand sanitization stations as well as washing your hands frequently.

Check-in Process

For security reasons, bag checks are still necessary. Please limit the items you bring to speed up the check-in process, and we strongly advise purchasing your tickets prior to the fair online or at participating Publix locations now through April 21st.
Cashless payment

Limited Contact

To limit contact, cashless payment options are available and encouraged, and we strongly advise avoiding handshakes, embraces, and physical contact with others.
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Face Coverings

Masks are to be worn in all indoor spaces and outdoors when not consuming food and drinks unless an impairment to an existing health condition. Entry will be denied without a face mask. All guests over 5 years of age are required to wear a face mask.
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Increased Cleaning Protocol

Facility cleaning protocols, including bathroom maintenance and frequent public touchpoints, has been increased to ensure cleanliness and the health and safety of all guests.
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Hygiene Signage

We will have signage in place throughout the Fairgrounds, reminding everyone of the importance of COVID-19 safety protocols.

Social Distancing

Follow social distancing guidelines carefully, maintaining 6 feet of space from others. This will apply throughout the Fair, including in lines, in exhibits, at food and beverage facilities, in show venues, and in restrooms.

Employee Health Screening

The Florida State Fairgrounds continuously screens its staff consistent with CDC protocol and guidelines to ensure a safe workplace.

Not Feeling Well?

Please self-check for COVID-19 symptoms before you visit the fair. If you or any member of your family is not feeling well, please do not visit.