The Dade County Youth Fair is back. It opens today March 25th till April 11th. Click here to purchase tickets online and avoid waiting in lines. And read below for a little more info on the history of the fair:
“…Ranked the largest fair in Florida, The Fairâ„¢ celebrates its 59th year in the spring of 2010. The Fairâ„¢ is an 18-day event from March 25th â€“ April 11th which includes rides, games, food and live entertainment. The Fairâ„¢ is working towards a greener, cleaner experience by saving cleaner air, fuel sources and soil for future generations.
The Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Inc. is a recognized leader and trusted partner with over 25 years of dedication and service in the community. In cooperation with the Miami-Dade County School District, The Fairâ„¢ showcases the artistic and academic talents of close to 50,000 students through competition and exhibition, with winnings totaling over $250,000 yearly in cash premiums, awards, trophies and plaques. Most experience the thrill of receiving public recognition for the first time, sharing with friends and family a proudly displayed blue or red ribbon and a cash prize. Over 60,000+ students in both public and private and parochial schools receive free admission to The Fairâ„¢ on planned field trips. And, each student receives coupons for two free admissions to The Fairâ„¢ with their family. In its 58 year history, The Fairâ„¢ has donated over $8 Million in scholarships, awards and premiums…”