Is the Tampa Florida Fairgrounds Open for Children?


The facilities at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa are open to children and adults of all ages. Information on special events catered specifically to kids is available at

Rural Home Life School Tours are designed for students in the first through fifth grades and offer an educational glimpse into family life of the late 19th century in rural Florida.

Frontier Florida Industry Tours, designed for students in fourth grade and older, provide insight into how Florida's early industries were shaped by its natural resources.

The Tampa Bay Kids Expo is a family-friendly event offering a number of free children's activities, including bounce houses, crafts, face painting, stage performances and more.

During the annual Florida State Fair, the Agribusiness Department also hosts student tours through a variety of educational exhibits relating to agriculture, history and the environment.