The annual Manatee County Fair returns to the fairgrounds in Palmetto from Thursday, January 17th through Sunday, January 27th for a week and a half of family fun!
The 11 day fair features agricultural & animal exhibits and shows, concerts including Josh Wilson on January 20th and Rhonda Vincent And The Rage on the 25th, daily entertainment such as the Show Me Safari Pig Races and magic by “Steve the Pretty Good,” a carnival midway with rides and games for all ages by Belle City Amusements, food and merchandise vendors, and much more.
Pay one Price ride armbands are available each day. Ride armbands are priced at $20 each on weekdays and $25 each on Saturdays & Sunday, Jan 20th. Armbands are $25 each on Monday, Jan 21st; $15 each on Jan 22nd; and $20 each on Jan 27th.
- Tuesday, Thursdays, Fridays: 5pm – 10pm
- Saturdays: 12 noon – 10pm
- Monday, Jan 21st: 12 noon – 10pm
- Wednesday, Jan 23rd: 12 noon – 10pm
- Sunday, Jan 20th: 12 noon – 10pm
- Sunday, Jan 27th: 12 noon – 7pm
- 13 & older: $9
- Children 6-12: $6
- Children 5 & under: Free
- Seniors 55+: $8
- Military with Active ID: $6
Event Sites & Contact
Vendor & exhibitor information and forms can be found at the Manatee County Fair’s Vendor Page.