Florida State Fair

The Florida State Fair Authority is a dedicated group of individuals which oversee the operations of the Florida State Fairgrounds and the annual Florida State Fair.

The mission of the Florida State Fair Authority is to create positive entertainment experiences through:

  • The annual Florida State Fair.
  • A variety of year-round events.
  • Quality competitive programs.
  • A commitment to agriculture, education and community service.
  • A focus on new opportunities.

Executive Office

Charles C. Pesano - Executive Director 

E-mail: 


Fair Authority Board

Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner of Agriculture

Doyle E. Carlton III, Chairman of the Board

Robert M. Thomas, Vice Chairman 

Linda Syfrett, Treasurer

Marshall Criser III, Secretary

Board Members

Mark Bostick

Richard E. Bowman

Charles "Chuck" Bruno

Charles W. "Chuck" Clemons

Jeff Clyne

Linda Landman-Gonzalez

Congressman Andy Ireland

Honorable Chip LaMarca

Marcia Lightsey

A.D. "Sandy" McKinnon

Honorable Les Miller

Jennifer Swindal

John "Jack" T. Vogel


Mailing Address:

Florida State Fairgrounds 
P.O. Box 11766 
Tampa, FL 33680 

Physical Address [use for sending shipments]:

Florida State Fair Authority
4800 U.S. Highway 301 North
Tampa, FL 33610

Phone: 813-621-7821 or Toll Free 1-800-345-FAIR (3247) Main Fax: 813-740-3505

Upcoming Events

Sat Sep 20
Buckler's Craft Fair
Sat Sep 20
Flavor 5K Run
Sun Sep 21
Buckler's Craft Fair
Thu Sep 25
Navratri
Thu Sep 25 @ 7:00AM -
Luke Bryant

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