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Mayor Rick Lott took a few moments prior to the gates officially opening to teach the Strawberry Queen how to polka dance.

Opening Day at the 2018 Florida Strawberry Festival

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Mayor Rick Lott took a few moments prior to the gates officially opening to teach the Strawberry Queen how to polka dance.

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Mayor Rick Lott teaching Court Member Zoe Rasmussen how to polka dance.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Mayor Rick Lott teaching Court Member Zoe Rasmussen how to polka dance.

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Court Member Selena Berrios and Baylee Astin practiced their dance moves minutes before the gates officially opened for the 2018 Florida Strawberry Festival.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Court Member Selena Berrios and Baylee Astin practiced their dance moves minutes before the gates officially opened for the 2018 Florida Strawberry Festival.

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Attendees waited outside the main gate for the festival to officially open early Thursday morning.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Attendees waited outside the main gate for the festival to officially open early Thursday morning.

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Red information booths are located throughout the festival to help guests find their favorite foods or events.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Red information booths are located throughout the festival to help guests find their favorite foods or events.

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The Florida Strawberry Growers Association has a farming exhibit that features live strawberry plants, refurbished tractors, an 'Ask a Farmer' booth and a growers booth.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

The Florida Strawberry Growers Association has a farming exhibit that features live strawberry plants, refurbished tractors, an 'Ask a Farmer' booth and a growers booth.

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The Florida Strawberry Growers Association exhibit features rows of fresh strawberry plants to show off Plant City's major export to guests.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

The Florida Strawberry Growers Association exhibit features rows of fresh strawberry plants to show off Plant City's major export to guests.

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The Florida Strawberry Growers Association's 'Ask a Farmer' booth allows guests to talk one on one with experienced strawberry farmers. The long time experts are able to chat about the industry and offer gifts to children.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

The Florida Strawberry Growers Association's 'Ask a Farmer' booth allows guests to talk one on one with experienced strawberry farmers. The long time experts are able to chat about the industry and offer gifts to children.

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Early Thursday morning all attendees came to a standstill and saluted the flag during the Star Spangled Banner.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Early Thursday morning all attendees came to a standstill and saluted the flag during the Star Spangled Banner.

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Sue Harrell aka "Strawberry Sue," is FSGA’s director of marketing. She is standing in the midst of the FSGA's exhibit of live strawberry plants at the festival.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Sue Harrell aka "Strawberry Sue," is FSGA’s director of marketing. She is standing in the midst of the FSGA's exhibit of live strawberry plants at the festival.

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The Strawberry Queen and Court attended the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

The Strawberry Queen and Court attended the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

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First Maid Dallas Baker polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

First Maid Dallas Baker polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

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First Maid Dallas Baker polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

First Maid Dallas Baker polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

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Court Member Selena Berrios polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Court Member Selena Berrios polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

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Court Member Selena Berrios polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Court Member Selena Berrios polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

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Mayor Rick Lott polka danced with Court Member Baylee Astin.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Mayor Rick Lott polka danced with Court Member Baylee Astin.

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Strawberry Queen Ally Burt polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Strawberry Queen Ally Burt polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

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Strawberry Queen Ally Burt polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Strawberry Queen Ally Burt polka danced with attendees at the Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra concert.

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Mama Jane with her new loaded fried potato funnel cake. The delicious creation can be found right outside the left entrance to the Wish Farms Soundstage.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 |

Mama Jane with her new loaded fried potato funnel cake. The delicious creation can be found right outside the left entrance to the Wish Farms Soundstage.

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