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Florida State Fair

Thursday, February 5, 8 a.m. - Monday, February 16, 9 p.m.

The Florida State Fair welcomes visitors to the first state fair of the year. Animal lovers can explore the agriculture exhibits with over 6,000 animals, everything from baby chicks to Llamas. Whether you love white knuckle rides or family friendly, you'll find over 100 rides on one of the largest midways in the United States. Sample traditional fair foods or the latest concoctions; everything from Ramen Noodle Burgers to Bacon Ice Cream. After 110 years, no one does it better than the Florida State Fair!

Location: Florida State Fair Grounds, 4800 U.S. Highway 301 North, Tampa, FL

Bradenton Area Riverwalk Regatta

Saturday, February 7, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

February 7, 2015 Free family fun! New to the area, the Bradenton Area Riverwalk Regatta will have electrifying Formula 2 Powerboat Superleague Racing. In addition to the powerboat racing, you can start the morning with a Pee Wee Fishing tournament and 5K run. Then check out all the events at the riverwalk including World Champion: Frisbee Dogs Show, BMX Stunt Show, and XPOGO Show. Plus enjoy the Bright House/Bay News 9/Pittsburgh Pirates family fun zone, an art gallery, Jefferson Starship 40th Annivresary Tour Concert and much more! After the boat races enjoy the Zambelli International Fireworks Spectacular and continue the evening on Bradenton Main Street.

Location: Bradenton Riverwalk

36th Annual Depression Era Glass, China and Pottery Show

Saturday, February 7, 10 a.m. - Sunday, February 8, 5 p.m.

When: February 7th & 8th, 2015 Cost: $5.00 The show and sale will feature national dealers offering for sale American-made art glass, carnival glass, depression glass, elegant glass, pattern glass, china, pottery, dinnerware and kitchenware from the 1880's, the Depression Era and the 1940's, 50's and 60's to present.

Location: MINNREG Building, 6340 126th Avenue N, Largo Florida