Home Gardening & Horticulture
PURCHASE OR ACCEPTANCE OF A TICKET, PASS, OR RIDE ARMBAND AND ENTRY INTO THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA & LEE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS CONSTITUTES YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF ALL EXPOSURES RELATED TO A FAIR, INCLUDING UNEVEN GROUNDS AND SURFACES, ANIMALS, RIDE ACTIVITIES, AND INCLUDING COMMUNICABLE DISEASES.
Welcome to the Home Gardening and Horticulture Department! This Department is for Container Grown Ornamental Plants, Vegetable & Fruit Plants, and Citrus, Fruits, and Nuts. Registration is FREE and open to residents of Charlotte, Collier, Desoto, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties.
Fair Dates: February 23 - March 5, 2023
- Registration (online only) ends Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at midnight
- Entry Drop-Off Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - Noon to 5pm
- Release and Pick-Up Date: Sunday, March 5, 2023 - 4pm - 7pm
All Class, entry, and premium information can be found and downloaded at the red 'Click Here for all Home Gardening & Horticulture Information' for Print and/or read all the class, entry, and premium information provided before entering online. This information will aid you with the entry process and help to ensure you are entering the correct classes. Remember when you click “submit” at the end of the online entry process, you are agreeing that you have read, understand, and will abide by all rules and regulations found in the entry information.
Take your time with the entry process. Double-check your typing to confirm that all the information you have entered is correct before moving on to the next step. The information entered here will be printed on the entry tags that will go on your work during the Fair. Please make sure your name, address, and email address are correct. Premiums will be paid by check and mailed to Exhibitors after the close out of the Fair.
When registering online, please don’t hit “Check Out” until you are done with all of your entries and ready for the Fair to receive them. Once you check out you won’t be able to make changes. Hit “Save Cart” to come back and enter or edit your entries later. However, you must “Check Out” before the deadline. You will reveive a receipt of registration upon completing the process. If you do not receive the receipt, you will not be registered.
The primary purpose of the Fair is to provide a place to display livestock, agriculture, crafts and the like. 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.
If you, or your group would be interested in volunteering or performing a demonstration in the Horticulture Department, or if you have questions or suggestions concerning entries, please call the Fair Office at 239-543-8364 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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