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Florida State Fair 2020: Themed days, ticket deals and new food

New food, new rides, lots of fun!

TAMPA, Fla. — Peanut butter ramen burger, jalapeño ice cream, s'mores on a stick. Dare to try any of that? Starting Feb. 6, you can! 

The Florida State Fair kicks off at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6.

Opening day is Hero's Day.

First responders including law enforcement, EMTs, corrections officers, active or retired military and a guest get in free to the fair. General admission is $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 11 and $7 for seniors. 

Tuesday, Feb. 11 is $2 Tuesday, which means $2 to get in, $2 for select rides and $2 for select food samples. All of that after 2 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 13, is College Night: Students get in free with a valid college or university I.D. 

And on Monday, Feb 17, if you donate two or more canned or nonperishable food items from Publix at the gate, you get a $5 admission ticket.   

For the full calendar of events, visit floridastatefair.com.

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