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5 Ways To Get In Cheap or Free to the 2024 Florida Strawberry Festival

Want a little extra money to spend on strawberry shortcake? There are some deals if you plan ahead before you drive to Plant City for the 2024 Florida Strawberry Festival. There are discounts and even a few free admission days for some. This year's Florida Strawberry Festival runs February 29 through March 10. The standard admission to the Florida Strawberry Festival for 2024 is $15 for anyone 13 or older. Kids get in for $5. Little ones 5 and under get in free with a paying adult. The Florida Strawberry Festival offers discounted and sometimes even no cost tickets for seniors, those with special needs, students, first responders, the military and law enforcement. You just need to know the right day to go to get in cheap... or for free! Attention Publix Shoppers This is the discount anyone can get. You just need to make a stop on your way to Plant City first. Until March 10, you can get a discount admission ticket at Publix. Discounted tickets for 13 and up sell for $10. Kids 6 to 12 are $4. Little ones under 6 get in free with paid adult admission. That saves you $5 on adult admission and $1 for kids. Showing Love to the Farm Workers Who Grow Those Strawberries Farm Worker Appreciation Day is Saturday, March 9. Get a voucher to get in free from Astin Farms. Thanking Our Heroes American Heroes Day is Wednesday, March 6. All active, reserve, and retired military veterans, law enforcement, first responders and healthcare professionals are admitted free with valid ID. So be sure not to leave it at home. Student Discount Days Kids up through high school age get in free Saturday, March 2 with a Circle K register receipt. Or kids under 18 can get in free with a paying adult on Tuesday, March 5. Rides will be discounted to $2 that day too. Seniors Should Go On Thursday The best day to go is Thursday for those 60 and up. The midweek crowds are smaller and parking is easier. Plus on opening day (Thursday, February 29) and Thursday, March 7, those 60 and older get in for $10. Win / win! For Visitors with Special Needs Special Smiles attendees get in with a companion for free at the Gate 5 entrance on Friday, March 1. This unique event is reserved for celebrating and serving our most treasured guests in a safe, fun and sensory considerate environment. [select-listicle listicle_id="398996" syndication_name="before-you-visit-the-florida-strawberry-festival-10-pro-tips" description="yes"]

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