The Floral City Strawberry Festival is held annually the first weekend in March in Floral Park in Floral City. The festival celebrates its tasty namesake with a full weekend of fun that has been a local tradition for generations. The 34th annual Floral City Strawberry Festival will feature over 200 vendors, food trucks, 2 kid zones, a beer & wine garden and non-stop live entertainment, including the Little Miss Strawberry Pageant and ever popular pie eating contests. Admission is $5 for adults, 12 & under are free. Free parking and shuttle buses are available at the Citrus County Auditorium at 3610 S. Florida Ave., Inverness.