The Manatee County Fair returns to the fairgrounds in Palmetto from Thursday, January 13th through Sunday, January 23rd for a week and a half of family fun!

The 11 day fair features agricultural & animal exhibits, daily entertainment including Circus Hollywood and Wolves of the World, live music, plenty of scrumptious food, a carnival midway with rides and games for all ages by Belle City Amusements, craft and retail vendors, and much more!

Admission is $10 for ages 13+, $6 for children 6-12, and Free for children 5 and under. Admission specials at the fair as as follows:

  • Jan 13th: $6 for ages 13+, $3 for children 6-12
  • Jan 17thKids Day at the Fair: All children and students with school ID get in free from Noon-3pm
  • Jan 18th: Free admission for all ages! (sponsored by Palmetto Build)
  • Jan 19th – Seniors Day: $6 admission for senior citizens

Pay one Price ride armbands, good for unlimited rides on the day of purchase, are available each day.

FL Carnivals does not operate, nor is affiliated with any event listed on this website. Hours, prices, and dates are subject to change without notice.