Willie Nelson & family at Florida Strawberry Festival (March 1, 2019)

by:  Zack Perry

PLANT CITY, Fla. — Are you ready for all things strawberries? The 2019 Florida Strawberry Festival is finally here!

The annual festival in Plant City, Florida an 11-day community event celebrating the strawberry harvest of Eastern Hillsborough County. Each year, over 500,000 visitors enjoy the festival’s headline entertainment, youth livestock shows, rides, exhibits of commerce and, of course, its strawberry shortcake.

The Florida Strawberry Festival runs for 11 days from February 28 to March 10. Gates open at 10 a.m. daily and close at 10 p.m.

Some of the biggest performers come to Plant City to perform on the Wish Farms Soundstage each year. The performers for this year’s festival include big names like Willie Nelson, Brother’s Osborne, The Oak Ridge Boys, Pat Boone, for King and Country, and many more. Get the full list of performers here.

Tickets for all headline entertainment shows can be purchased online at www.flstrawberryfestival.com , over the phone at 813-754-1996 or at the Amscot Main Ticket Office located at 2209 W. Oak Avenue in Plant City.

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