Florida Freedom Summer sales tax holiday underway: Here’s what’s included

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Freedom Summer sales tax holiday started on Monday, allowing Florida shoppers to skip paying sales tax on a variety of event tickets and outdoor items.

The sales tax holiday, which runs May 29 to Sept. 4, applies to admission to music, sporting and cultural events; state park annual passes; certain boating and water activity supplies; athletic equipment and more.


According to the Florida Department of Revenue, the 2022 Freedom Summer sales tax holiday saved Floridians an estimated $106 million, which was a slight increase from the $105.3 million saved in 2021.

The most popular items purchased during the sales tax holiday last year were sporting goods followed by camping supplies and children’s toys.

Click here for a full list of what’s included in the sales tax holiday.

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Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.

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