Manatee County Fair

Manatee County Fair

Manatee County Fair

1402 14th Avenue West  Palmetto, FL 34221  Information Line: (941)722-8951  Phone: (941)722-1639

                               http://www.manateecountyfair.com/ 

 

The Manatee County Fair runs from January 16th through January 26th. Enjoy exciting rides on the midway, fair exhibits, livestock shows and auctions, competitions, live entertainment, and best of all, fair food! This year’s theme is “Celebrating the Great Outdoors.”  

Daily Entertainment includes:

The Dennis Lee Show, Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, The Grizzly Experience, The Barnyard Review, Rock-It the Robot, Tadpole the Clown, Ed and Geraldine’s Old Time Music, Show-Me Pig Racer

Scheduled Events:

BBQ Contest-  Jan 18th

Manatee YMCA 5K Run- Jan 18th

The Castillo Kids- Jan 18th, 19, 25, 26

Junior Miss and Mini Miss Manatee County Fair Pageant and Baby Contest- Jan 19th

19th Annual Cheerleading Competition- 6pm Jan 20th

Suncoast Mummers- Jan 22nd

Alter Eagles Concert- Jan 23rd

The Sweeny Family Band- Jan 23-26

County Cattlemen’s Whip-Popping Contest- Jan 25th

 

Hours & Admission   Gate and Building Hours     Midway Hours

 

January 16         5 PM- 10 PM                             5 PM- 10 PM 

January 17         5 PM- 10 PM                             5 PM- 12 AM 

January 18         12 PM- 10 PM                           12 PM- 12 AM 

January 19         12 PM- 10 PM                           1 PM- 10 PM 

January 20         12 PM- 10 PM                            12 PM- 10 PM 

January 21         5 PM- 10 PM                                5 PM- 10 PM 

January 22         12 PM- 10 PM                              3 PM- 10 PM 

January 23         5 PM- 10 PM                                 5 PM- 10 PM 

January 24         5 PM- 10 PM                                 5 PM- 12 AM 

January 25         12 PM- 10 PM                              12 PM- 12 AM 

January 26         12 PM- 7 PM                                   1 PM- 7 PM

 

Fair Admission Prices 

Adults (ages 13 and up) $8 

Children (6-12 yrs.) $5 

Kids (5 and under) Free 

Seniors (55 and up) $7 

                                                            Military (with Active Military ID) $5

 

Midway Armband Specials 

January 16         5 PM- 10 PM for $18 

January 17         5 PM- 12 AM for $20 

January 18         12 PM- 12 AM for $20 

January 19         1 PM- 10 PM for $20 

January 20         12 PM- 10 PM for $20 

January 21         5 PM- 10 PM for $15 

January 22         3 PM- 10 PM for $18 

January 23         5 PM- 10 PM for $18 

January 24         5 PM- 12 AM for $20 

January 25         12 PM- 12 AM for $20 

January 26         1 PM- 7 PM for $18

  

Special Event & Pricing Days 

January 16th –FIRST NIGHT TICKET PRICES: $4.00 (age 13 & up) – $2.00 (children 6-12) – children 5 & under are free. 

January 18th–Tropicana Day at the Fair– Visit the Juice Caboose for free samples of Tropicana Products. 

 January 20th–AutoWay Ford Kids Day – All children and students with school  I. D. get in free between Noon and 3:00 p.m. today. 

 January 21st–“Building Stronger Families Day” Free Gate Admission.  

January 22nd–SENIOR DAY:  Seniors (55 & up) $5.00 Entry.