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Information compiled and written by Nathan Wertheimer
It is that time of year again when the Seminole County Fair rolls back into town. There is free parking, free admission, and a variety of rides and games at one location. This fair runs from March 24-31 2019. Opening and closing times will vary. Open rain or shine.
New location this year! It is a short drive from Downtown Orlando to Seminole Town Center Mall in Sanford. Check your GPS for the best travel route to this fair. It will not be hard to miss. Look for the Farris wheel and other games and attractions. Free parking on the mall property.
Over the years, the fair has been at many locations within the county. They have been at Hickman drive location, the Seminole Town Center Mall parking lot, the Old Bill Heard Chevy Dealership (now Audi North Orlando, and at the 17-92 Wal-Mart parking lot. In the future, the fair will have to find another location to set up shop. Now the fair has returned to Seminole Town Center Mall once again.
The Seminole County fair is really a big carnival with some odd attractions. This fair is considered a smallest fair in the area compared to the Central Florida Fair, Volusia County Fair, and Osceola County Fair. This fair is run by Strates Shows, which owned and managed out of Orlando. Strates Shows is one of the largest east coast fair shows.
When arriving at the fair one will see two ticket booths. Besides the ticket booths are ATM machines. Prices for ride and game tickets as follows 120 tickets for $50, 40 tickets for $20, and 2 tickets for $1. There are no refunds, rain checks and or replacements. All rides have manufacturer’s height, weight, and age restrictions. There are many typical rides and games at this fair. Prices for tickets are subject to change without notice.
Here is a listing of possible rides at this year’s fair. They a Bumpster Boats, Cobra, Construction Zone, Cuckoo Haus, Dino-Go-Round, Euro Bounce, Euro Bungee, Fire Chief, Fireball 2000, Giant Wheel, Happy Swing, Haunted Mansion, Heavy Haulin’, Jumbos, King’s Circus, Krazy Kars, Mario Land, Merry-Go-Round, Mini Himalaya, Mini Indy, Quad Runner, Raiders, Red Baron, Sea Ray, Side-By-Side, Silver Streak, Sizzler, Sky Flyer, Starship 2000, Super Slide, Thunderbolt, Tractors, Treasure Island, Volkswagon, and Zipper. Some rides may change without notice.
Besides the rides are the games. Here is the list of games at this fair which are Filler Up, Basketball, Ring Toss Coke Bottle, Ring toss, Football toss, Shootout the Star, Ping Pong & Goldfish Toss, and Water Gun Fun. Try your hand at a game of skill or luck. Many of these games award various prizes. Come away a winner get a large stuffed animals of your choosing.
If you’re looking to just relax that are some tentative feature attractions at this fair to see. Check out the World’s Smallest Horse called Tinny Tim, The World’s Smallest Woman who is Jamaican, The Snake Child Born Alive, Girl-Snake, which is half girl – half snake, and finally the Museum of World Oddities. Each attraction has a separate admission price ranging from 50¢ – $2.00. Some days they run specials on admission. Prices are subject to change without notice.
There are many food vendors on hand for your hungry stomachs. They have a variety of foods to choose from. One will find corndogs, pizza, hamburgers, chicken fingers, ice cream, cotton candy, popcorn Fried Oreos, fried bubble gum, fried pickles, funnel cakes, snow cones, Polish & Italian Sausage, jumbo turkey leg, Fried Twinkies, sirloin streak and nachos . Prices will vary depending on what one orders. An average price of a meal is from $2 – $12.
Come on down and have a great time. Spend a day or just a few hours and you’ll have a lot of fun. Bring the entire family and friends with. This is where memories are made. For more information go to www.seminolecountyfair.com . If you like this article, then like it on our Otownfun WordPress account. Also, join to be one of our followers at otownfun on WordPress. For more great events, places, and articles, please visit us out at http://www.otownfun.com
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