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september 2021

2021fri24sep10:00 am2:00 pmHomeschool Day at Cracker Country10:00 am - 2:00 pm Tampa - Florida State Fairgrounds Event Organized By: Tampa - Cracker Country Event Category:Educational + HistoricalPrice:$10

Event Details

Specifically designed for homeschoolers & their families of all ages.

Discover what life would have been like for a child growing up in a Florida farming and ranching community over 100 years ago! Educators in historic dress will be on hand to welcome guests to the 1885 Carlton House, Okahumpka Depot, Terry Store, School House and more authentic structures. Students will learn cowhunter skills, like how to read a cattle brand and what to pack for a long cattle drive.

Each young learner will receive an activity packet and keepsakes as they enjoy demonstrations of daily chores and skills such as blacksmithing, cattle roping and packing a chuck wagon for a long cattle drive.

General Pricing: $10 per person 4 years old and up, children 3 years old and younger will be admitted for FREE. Advance ticket purchase required. Tickets only available online.

Advance ticket purchase recommended – this is a very popular event and there are limited tickets available. Tickets only available online. All ticket sales are final. 

Parking: Cracker Country is located at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Free parking – enter Orient Rd only. Please follow the directions listed on our website and not GPS. Directions


(Friday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Tampa - Florida State Fairgrounds

4800 US-301, Tampa, FL 33610


Tampa - Cracker Country 4800 Hwy 301 N, Tampa, FL 33610