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The Central Florida Fair returns to Orlando this week with Micro Wrestling, Keisha, and more!

The much loved Central Florida Fair is returning for its 111th year to the Central Florida Fairgrounds on West Colonial Dr, with all the fun of the fair taking place from tomorrow, Thursday, March 2 to Sunday, March 12, 2023.

Enjoy the midway featuring rides, games, and food, along with live entertainment, animals, livestock exhibitions and competitive exhibits, and so much more, including the much loved racing pigs of course!!

The Central Florida Fair

Entertainment this year includes theme nights and specials, helicopter rides, mini golf, robocars, pony rides, petting zoo, micro wrestling, live music, and lots of family-friendly activities.

The fair starts Thursday night with gates opening at 4 pm.

Special entry for $1 will be available from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a canned good donation.

Justin McLeod will be performing live on the night, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Central Florida Fair

The Central Florida Fair is a six-county, Not-for-Profit district fair that provides a venue for youth exhibitors in Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Lake, Osceola, and Brevard counties.

Over 2500+ local FFA and 4-H youth livestock projects are entered in the annual Fair, which include, swine, lamb, cattle, poultry, rabbits, cavies and horses, thus making the Central Florida Fair one of the largest livestock shows in the state.

The Central Florida Fair

2023 Special Events

March 2: Central Florida Fair Opening Night

Celebrate the opening night of the Central Florida Fair and make a difference in the community by participating in the fairs canned food drive.

Enjoy $1 entry into the fair with a canned food donation, plus enjoy $1 rides on the midway all night!

March 3: Military/ First Responder Night

Its Military Night at the Central Florida Fair! All active military and veterans receive FREE admission into the fair with a valid ID.

March 4: Micromania Wrestling

MicroMania Tour is a high powered, explosive, athletic Pro Wrestling show with just the right touch of comedy thrown in to make for an unforgettable BIG event!

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the gate or the link below.

March 5: KESHI Concert

R&B producer Keshi has announced a huge 2023 tour across North America behind his debut album 'Gabriel'.

See Keshi live at the Orlando Amphitheater on Sunday, March 5th at 5:00pm.

Concert ticket includes FREE admission into the fair!

March 6: Hospitality Night

Hospitality Night at the Central Florida Fair is an event that celebrates and honors the hardworking individuals in the hospitality industry.

Enjoy $3 OFF fair admission with the promo code below (only valid for March 6th).


March 7: $2 Tuesday

Special: $2 adult tickets, children under 11 FREE

Midway: $2 rides ALL NIGHT or $25 wristbands

March 8: Pride Night

A celebration of the LGBTQ+ community featuring a variety of food, games, live music and entertainment for all to enjoy.

The fair will be hosting informational booths from local LGBTQ+ organizations to learn more about the community and how you can get involved.

Enjoy $3 OFF fair admission with the promo code below (only valid for March 8th).


March 9: Student/Teacher Night

Join the fair for Student and Teacher Night at the Central Florida Fair!

Show your student or school employee ID at the gate for FREE admission into the fair and $20 wristbands.

March 10: Hispanic Heritage Night

Melina León Concert from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. in the Commercial Building

(included in ticket price; VIP upgrade available)

March 11: Kevin Gates in Concert

See Kevin Gates live at the Orlando Amphitheater on Saturday, March 11th at 5:00pm.

Concert ticket includes FREE admission into the fair!

Please Note: Concert ticket must be purchased separately.

The Central Florida Fair

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