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Tall Tales of Old Florida at Cracker Country

2023Sat21Oct7:00 pmSat9:30 pmTall Tales of Old Florida at Cracker Country7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tampa - Cracker Country, 4800 Hwy 301 N, Tampa, FL 33610CATEGORY:Holiday FunPRICE RANGE:$10+ per person


What is it? Explore Tampa’s 19th century living history museum by night. Along the way, meet storytellers who will spin wild yarns about a few of Florida’s unexplained oddities! A little scary, a little funny and always family friendly, the Tall Tales tour is a Florida history adventure by lantern light.

Gates Open at: 6:45pm. Tours start every ten minutes, and each tour is approximately 60 minutes long.

Tour Length: 60 minutes

Tours will start every 10 minutes between 7:00 and 9:30pm

When purchasing a ticket online, select your tour starting time

Tours are approximately 1 hour in length

Age: Not recommended for children under 6 years old.

Activities: A guide will greet you at the gate and lead you through historic structures and grounds by lantern light. Along the tour, your guide will introduce you to storytellers who will share some of Florida’s wildest yarns about skunk apes, misbehaving trains, cow hunting giants and more. Are these strange accounts history or fantasy? You decide! Enjoy seasonal decorations and Victorian games while waiting for your tour to begin. After your tour, enjoy a snack (included with your admissions ticket) and a visit to the General Store.

Shopping: The store features nostalgic and reproduction items, historical toys and games, books, candy, and many other unique gift items. The General Store accepts cash and all major credit and debit cards. Proceeds from sales in the General Store help support Cracker Country’s field trip programs.

General Pricing: $15 per person. All tickets include a festive snack and drink.

Parking: Enter the Fairgrounds via MLK Parking Entrance and park near Gate 2. $10.00 per car. $16.00 per RV/Bus/Oversized vehicles.


(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Tampa - Cracker Country

4800 Hwy 301 N, Tampa, FL 33610

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