The 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival opens in eight days in Plant City, Florida. Special days and discounts give patrons a great opportunity at the 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival. From Florida Blue Senior Citizens' Days to Ride-A-Thons, there are budget relieving ways for everyone to enjoy this year's Festival. A few was to save are:
- Advanced discount tickets are on sale for $2 off the regular adult price of $10 and $1 off the youth (ages 6-12) price at participating Sweetbay Supermarkets. Children five and under are admitted free with a paid adult.
- Advance discount gate admission tickets can be purchased through the Festival ticket office, Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and Fridays 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, at the Amscot Main Ticket Gate. However, once the Festival opens on February 28th, advance discount gate admission tickets will only be sold at Sweetbay Supermarkets.
- Senior Citizens Day: Patrons 60 years of age or older get $2.00 off the regular gate admission of $10.00 on February 28 and March 7, 2013. The Jimmy Sturr Orchestra will perform for your listening and dancing pleasure. The music runs 10:30 am until 12:00 pm on the Wish Farms Stage. Seats are free with general admission.
- Sweetbay Supermarkets Day on the Midway: Sweetbay Supermarket Day on the Midway saves you $4.00 off the regular price of $20.00 for the Fun Pack Ride Coupon Book from Noon until 10 pm. Bring any “My Essentials” non-perishable product to the Festival and receive a midway voucher as you enter the Festival for $4.00. Each “My Essentials” non-perishable product brought in will be exchanged for a $4.00 off voucher. “My Essentials” non-perishable products are available in all Sweetbay Supermarkets. All “My Essentials” non-perishable products will be donated to the local food bank.
- Kids Day: Kids through High School age are admitted FREE! Just stop by any Festival ticket booth and receive a complimentary voucher on this special day. But that’s not all. There’s a FREE kids concert on the Wish Farms Stage. Caroline Kole will take the stage at 1 pm.
- American Heroes Day: The Florida Strawberry Festival will honor our American Heroes by offering FREE admission. All active, reserve and retired military and military veterans along with Law Enforcement and First Responders (EMS & Fire Fighters) will be admitted free all day when they show a valid ID.