The fair has officially started!
Opening dates were january 14th to january 24th, 2021. The hours of opening are 5PM – 10PM on Thursdays and Fridays and on Saturday and Sunday the times are 12PM-10PM. Tickets cost $10 for adults 13 and up, $6 for the military, $6 for children 6-12 and children 5 and under are free. Parking is $10 and ride passes are $20. The last weekend to go is now, so grab a ticket and go now!
With Corona going on, the Manatee county fair has some requirements but not many. Those requirements are Masks being required in all buildings on the Manatee County Fairgrounds, although masks are not required outdoors where social distancing can be maintained. They strongly recommend all guests wear a facemask to attend, to follow all directional signage to accommodate a socially distanced capable environment. Frequently using the hand sanitizing stations that will be readily accessible throughout the fairgrounds is suggested strongly and being considerate of others around you and following social distancing protocols.
The manatee county Fair still has the same events going on from the years before. Creative Arts and education, Exhibit Buildings, Horticulture, Entertainment, Fair Court Food, Livestock Arena, and Midway Rides and Amusements are all still continuing.
Let’s have a great year this year at the Manatee County Fair!