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.



President:  Mike Peak

1st Vice President: Robert Badgley

2nd Vice President: Curt Hardin

Secretary:  Byron Smock

Treasurer & CFO:  Gene Sims


Directors: Rees Byrn, Marty Burnette, John Canty, Randy Collmer, Randy Crone, Charlie Doss, Larry Fitch, Walter Gorman, Nick Groff, Dan Holland, Don Horton, Patricia Huffmaster, Tom Knapel, Tim Mann, Kelly Palmer, Steve Powell, Chuck Propp, Earl Rausch, Frank Sherkus, Byron Smock.  You can email the Fair Board at 


Livestock Committee:

Tim Mann, Board Liaison

Scott Weber, Livestock Coordinator

Denise Parker, Livestock Secretary

Barn Chairs:

Beef Breeding - Robert Edwards & Jeff Slaybaugh

Goats - Darren Watkins & Hailey Underwood

Horse - Jenny McPherson & Sally Gulmy

Small Animals - Jamie Greene & Aida Rugama

Steer - Nancy Lee

Swine - Michael Thomas & John Johnson

You can contact the Livestock Committee at 

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