81st Annual Sarasota County Fair

March 17 - 26, 2017


Admission Prices
Adults:  $8
Senior Citizens (55 and over):  $4
Active Military:  $4
Children (6 - 17):  $4
Children 5 & under:  Free

$1.00 Gate Entrance:  Fridays     2:00 PM - 5:00 PM ONLY

$1.00 Gate Entrance:  Mondays   5:00 PM - 10:00 PM ONLY


FREE Parking on the Fairgrounds!


Hours Gates Are Open:

Fridays:                                  2:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Saturdays:                              Noon to 11:00 PM

Sundays:                                 Noon to 10:00 PM

Monday - Thursday              5:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Daily Arm Band Specials

MARCH 17 FRIDAY:  Ride all mechanical rides for $20.00 plus fair admission from

2 PM - 11 PM.  None sold after 10 PM


MARCH 18 SATURDAY:  Ride all mechanical rides for $20.00 plus fair admission from Noon - 5:00 PM or All Day for $25.00


MARCH 19 SUNDAY:  Ride all mechanical rides for $20.00 plus fair admission from Noon - 5:00 PM or All Day for $25.00


MARCH 20 - 23 / MONDAY - THURSDAY:  Ride all mechanical rides for $20.00 plus fair admission from 5 PM - 10 PM.  None sold after 9 PM


MARCH 24 FRIDAY:  Ride all mechanical rides for $20.00 plus fair admission from

2 PM - 11 PM.  None sold after 10 PM


MARCH 25 SATURDAY:  Ride all mechanical rides for $20.00 plus fair admission from

Noon - 5:00 PM or All Day for $25.00


MARCH 26 SUNDAY:  LAST DAY!!!  Ride all mechanical rides for $25.00 plus fair admission ALL DAY - OPEN TO CLOSE!!  FROM NOON - 10 PM!!

None sold after 9 PM


Steer Show:  Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 PM  Houser Arena

Steer Sale:  Friday, March 24 at 7:30 PM  Houser Arena

Swine Show:  Wednesday, March 22 at 6:00 PM  Houser Arena

Swine Sale:  Saturday, March 25 at 7:00 PM  Houser Arena

Plant Sale:  Saturday, March 25 at 1:00 PM  Plant Tent