Spring is just around the corner, and in sunny Southwest Florida, that means it’s almost time for the fair! The countdown clock has already begun! Mark your calendars and Save The Date now for the 91st Annual Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair, opening Thursday, February 26. This 11-day event will run through Sunday, March 8.
The ever-popular Mega Pass is on sale now, along with advanced gate admission tickets. Ticket information can be found at www.swflcfair.com.
Livestock and Creative Arts are considered the heart of the Southwest Florida and Lee County Fair. Livestock exhibitors, who must register their animal in the fall and keep a complete record book of their project, compete in shows and competitions pertaining to their animal throughout the fair. Creative Living and Horticulture registrations are still being accepted, and online registration is encouraged. Entry dates and times, pre-registration, age categories and general rules can be found www.swflcfair.com.
New in 2015, there will be new shows for the family to enjoy and a hay bale decorating contest. Be sure to check out the “Glue a Shoe” contest, too.
The Fair that’s been “Making Memories Since 1924” is getting ready to bring new rides, great livestock events and a spectacular range of shows and demonstrations.
For information and tickets visit the website at www.swflcfair.com or www.leeciviccenter.com.
About the Southwest Florida and Lee County Fair
Held on the grounds of the Lee County Civic Center, located on Bayshore Road in North Fort Myers, the Fair is dedicated to promoting agricultural, horticultural, creative arts, and educational opportunities while providing quality entertainment for the citizens of the area. The Fair is recognized as a 501(C)3 non-profit educational organization by the federal government and the State of Florida. The Southwest Florida and Lee County Fair Association is chartered under Florida State Statues Chapter 616 as a District Fair serving Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties. For more information visit www.swflcfair.com.