The South Florida Fair is South Florida’s top-rated fair, taking place at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach for a span of 17 days, providing outrageously fun for everyone. The event is amazing, huge, and a must-do.
This year, the fair’s theme is “An Earthly A-Fair” and will include exhibits and interactive activities relating to the earth and conservation. This includes NOAA’s virtual presentations on Hurricane-Mania, Dynamic Seas and Earth from Space, and environmental movies throughout the day. National Geographic will present an augmented reality experience titled “Air, Land & Sea.”
Plan your visit. South Florida Fair West Palm Beach happens: January 14 – 30, 2022
Location: 9067 Southern Blvd West Palm Beach, 33411 (see map below)
Call (561) 793-0333 for general info. For tickets info call (561) 790-5225
Or visit southfloridafair.com to purchase tickets online.
Tickets for the next South Florida Fair
- Tickets at the gate will be $10, good Monday-Friday, and $20 on Saturday and Sunday.
- Admission is free for children 10 and younger, in advance, and at the gate! (Last year, it was 5 and younger.) Advance tickets are $10 for 11 years and older and may be used any day.
- Everyone who purchases a $25 Power Pass (admission and unlimited rides) will receive a Gold Access pass (valued up to $20).
The South Florida Fair highlights!
What to expect.
The fair will feature all of the rides that fairgoers have come to count on, including the “giant wheel,” known as the Midway Sky Eye. It’s North America’s largest traveling Ferris wheel, reaching a peak height of 155 feet and comprised of more than 500 pieces. It’s equipped with more than 524,000 individual LED red, green, blue, yellow, orange, and purple lights, making it the brightest spectacle at the fair. Riders can see for miles from the top.
Also returning, the ever-popular ice skating show, racing pigs, and giant sand sculpture, which are all favorites among fairgoers. All of the buildings will be open for the usual shopping with vendors, arts and crafts, and displays of live birds, bees, and butterflies. There also will be live entertainment featuring a number of local and regional bands.
There will be some livestock shows, including a Brahman Youth Show, a Junior Angus show, an American Dairy Goat sanctioned show, and a youth dairy show. Yesteryear Village will feature an exhibit of small and baby animals and the agricultural area will include an exhibit of rabbits and poultry. The Sundy Feed Store Fresh Market is being transformed into a “boutique” shopping experience and will feature locally sourced and produced foods, goods, and products. More activities will be announced closer to the start of the fair.
If you visit, you are guaranteed top-level entertainment with 4 stages of music and entertainment for daily performances, award-winning agriculture, and a livestock program featuring more than 1,000 exhibitors from more than 30 Florida Counties. Don’t miss attractions like historic Yesteryear Village, over 200 rides, games, and much more.
Truly a place where families and friends make memories. Let the tradition continue!
All concerts are free with a fair admission ticket. Advance discount fair tickets
The 2022 South Florida Fair will host a variety of concerts featuring genres ranging from Christian and country to rock ‘n’ roll and oldies.
There is plenty to see and do. Arrive early. Remember which gate number you entered. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with your surroundings. Avoid confusion when you depart the Fair.
Midway Hours: Opens 1 hour after gate opening. Sunday thru Thursday from it closes at 11 pm. On Friday and Saturday until 12 at midnight.
There is ample complimentary parking most days of the Fair. The parking area opens one (1) hour prior to the Fair opening. Preferred parking is $10 on weekdays and $20 on weekends.
Pets are not permitted on the fairgrounds. Do not leave them in your vehicle. Only service/assistance dogs and seeing-eye dogs are allowed in our facilities.
Wheelchair and Stroller rentals
Rentals are available at the Fair for baby strollers, wagons, wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs, and scooters. Check at the front of the Expo Center and the Archway Gate.
More than 200 rides, games, and attractions! Wade Shows is North America’s premier carnival company bringing thrilling rides, games, and attractions of unparalleled quality, presented in an amusement park-like setting!
The Midway opens 1 hour after gate opening and closes at 11 pm on Sunday – Thursday, 12 midnight on Friday & Saturday.
Hotels near the fair
Traveling to West Palm Beach when the 2020 South Florida Fair is taking place? There many hotels nearby. You can experience elegant settings and first-class services at nearby hotels. These are preferred accommodations near the South Florida Fair. Hampton Inn® Lake Worth and Hampton Inn & Suites Wellington.