Fair Board of Directors

The primary purpose of the Fair is to provide a place to display livestock, agriculture, crafts and the like in a safe, family-oriented environment. The Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair is a special annual event of very limited duration, with a specific objective of providing thousands of attendees an educational and entertainment experience, serving a main audience of family and youth, in a safe, family-oriented environment.

**PURCHASE OR ACCEPTANCE OF A TICKET, PASS, OR RIDE ARMBAND AND ENTRY INTO THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA & LEE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS CONSTITUTES YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF ALL RULES, SAFETY GUIDELINES, PROHIBITED ITEMS, ANY EXPOSURES RELATED TO A FAIR, INCLUDING UNEVEN GROUNDS AND SURFACES, ANIMALS, RIDE ACTIVITIES, AND INCLUDING COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AS POSTED ON SWFLCFAIR.COM**


Welcome to the Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair! Having began it’s inception at Terry Park in 1924, the Fair moved to the Lee Civic Center Complex in 1979. The primary purpose of the Fair is to provide a place to display livestock, agriculture, crafts and the like in a safe, family-oriented environment. The Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair is a special annual event of limited duration, with a specific objective of providing thousands of attendees an educational and entertainment experience, serving a main audience of family and youth, in a safe, family-oriented environment. We are proud of this 11-day community event that continues to grow each year. As a District Fair we celebrate the promotion of Florida Agriculture and education through the youth of Southwest Florida in 4-H/FFA. We are proud to encompass the Counties of Lee, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, and Hendry. The Southwest Florida and Lee County Fair Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization run by a Board of Directors.

Officers:

President: Mike Peak
1st Vice President: Gene Sims
2nd Vice President: Randy Collmer

Secretary: Tom Knafel

Treasurer: Dave Foote

Directors: Marty Burnette, John Canty, Randy Crone, Larry Fitch, Patricia Huffmaster, Tim Mann, Steve Powell, Joe Setaro, Frank Sherkus

You can email the Fair Board at BOT@leeciviccenter.com