Willie Nelson, Train, For King & Country to headline Strawberry Fest

PLANT CITY, FL — The Florida Strawberry Festival has released its lineup of flagship entertainment artists performing on the WishFarms soundstage at the 2023 event, including Willie Nelson, Wayne Newton and Train.

The range is as follows:

Thursday March 2

10:30 a.m., Jimmy Sturr and his orchestra

3:30 p.m. Oak Ridge Boys Porch Singing Tour

7:30 p.m., coming soon

Friday March 3

Saturday March 4

3:30 p.m., Sara Evans

7:30 p.m., coming soon

Sunday March 5

3:30 p.m., The Gatlin Brothers

7:30 p.m., coming soon

Monday, March 6

3:30 p.m., Neal McCoy

7:30 p.m., Josh Turner

tuesday 7 march

3:30 p.m., Roots & Boots with Aaron Tippin, Collin Raye and Sammy Kershaw

7:30 p.m. CeCe Winans

Wednesday, March 8

3:30 p.m., Tanya Tucker

7:30 p.m., coming soon

Thursday March 9

10:30 a.m., Bill Haley Jr. and the Comets

3:30 am, Tommy James and the Shondells

7:30 p.m., For King & Country

Friday March 10

Sunday March 12

3:30 p.m., Country Gold Tour, with Leroy Van Dyke, TG Sheppard, Mandy Barnett and T. Graham Brown

7:30 p.m., Lynyrd Skynyrd

Advance tickets for admission and for major entertainment shows go on sale Thursday, Dec. 8 at 8 a.m. and can be purchased online at the main Amscot box office at 2209 W. Oak Ave. at Plant City and by phone at 813-754-1996.

“Given the challenges we have faced over the past few years in booking entertainment, we are very pleased with the caliber and variety we have to offer our guests this year,” said the President of Florida. Strawberry Festival, Paul Davis. “We can’t wait to share with you the best artists we have selected to complete our award-winning lineup.”

The 88th Annual Florida Strawberry Festival will take place March 2-12.

From January, special offers, discounts and free entertainment will be advertised online.

The Florida Strawberry Festival is an 11-day community event celebrating Eastern Hillsborough County’s strawberry harvest. Each year, more than 500,000 visitors come to the festival for headline entertainment, youth livestock shows, trade shows and, of course, strawberry shortcakes.

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