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Florida Strawberry Festival kicks off in Plant City

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PLANT CITY, FL (WFLA) -

It's the sweetest time of year in Plant City. The Florida Strawberry Festival starts Thursday and runs through March 10.

Along with the famous Strawberry Shortcake you can also try a variety of "Redneck Treats" from Carousel Foods. They're serving a burger with a Krispy Kreme doughnut as the bun. New this year a waffle cone with ground beef, bacon, potato shoe strings, pickles, and tomatoes.

Organizers say the entertainment is especially exciting this year. Country stars Blake Shelton, and Hunter Hayes close out the Festival on Sunday March 10.

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