TAMPA, Fla. — The Florida State Fair kicks off Thursday.

All the food, fun, rides, music and exhibits run through Feb. 19 at the fairgrounds in Tampa. 

Tickets range from $6 to $16.

Hours of operation will run from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday through Sunday.

Fair tickets for kids ages 6 to 12, entry will be $6 Monday through Thursday and $11 Friday through Sunday. Adult ticket prices are $12 Monday through Thursday and $16 Friday through Sunday.

Also, for all 12 days of the 2024 Florida State Fair, after 6:00 p.m. persons 17 years of age or younger, must be accompanied by an admission-paying parent or guardian, 21 years of age or older with a valid ID, for entry to the Florida State Fair.

Some bizarre eats are being offered at this year’s festival, with healthy options a ways away.

For your main course, you can try a Walking Nacho Dog, Honey Bunny Curd Burger, Pop Rock Pickle, BBQ Fried Burrito, Bacon Waffle Cheeseburger, or a Cowboy Quesadilla.