Arcadia is easy to reach from all directions. Located
about an hour east of Sarasota and Bradenton, or an hour north of
Fort Myers, Arcadia is at the intersection of several
US Highway 17 runs north and south through the heart
of the city and within two blocks of the Rodeo
State Road 70 runs east and west only a few blocks
State Roads 72 and 31 lead to Arcadia from Sarasota
and Fort Myers, respectively.
Our street address is 100 Heard Street (right
off of US Highway 17).
Getting here from Interstate 75 is a snap too!
Depending on whether you're coming from the North or the South,
there are several exits that lead right to Arcadia.
Tampa/Bradenton/Sarasota -Take I-75 South to exit
#217 onto Highway 70 East. It takes approximately 45 minutes to
reach the Arcadia city limits. Turn right at the first traffic
light, heading south on US Highway 17. Turn left onto Heard Street,
where the fairgrounds are located.
Take I-75 South to exit #205 onto Clark Road (aka
Highway 72). It takes approximately 30 minutes to reach the end
of Highway 72 in DeSoto County. Turn right onto US Highway 70 (going
east). Turn right at the first traffic light, heading south on US
Highway 17. Turn left onto Heard Street at the
From Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda - Take I-75 South to
exit #164 onto US Highway 17 North. It is approximately 25 miles to
Arcadia, where you will take a right onto Heard Street at the
From Fort Myers/Naples - Take I-75 North to exit #141
onto US Highway 80 heading east; turn left onto Highway 31. Turn
left onto Highway 70 at the end of Highway 31. Stay on the left side
of the fork and turn left onto Hillsborough Avenue. Continue until
you see the fairgrounds on the right.
From Orlando/Florida's East Coast - Take I-4
West to Highway 27. Go south to Avon Park; turn right onto Highway
64. Go to US Highway 17, turn left (heading south) to Arcadia.
Turn left onto Heard Street at the fairgrounds.
From Avon Park/Sebring/Lake Placid/Florida's East
Coast - Take US 27 to Highway 70 W to Arcadia. Stay on the left
side of the fork and turn left onto Hillsborough Avenue. Continue
until you see the fairgrounds on the right.
Take US 27 to Highway 64 in Avon Park. Head west to
Highway 17. Go south to Arcadia and take a left onto Heard Street at