THANKS TO THE COMMUNITY'S CONTINUED SUPPORT…
The Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Inc.
A private, not-for-profit organization will continue its dedication to enriching our community by promoting education and South Florida agriculture while showcasing and rewarding youth achievement. We accomplish this with your support and by producing a first-class event, The Fair™, with quality entertainment and providing facilities & resources for year-round events.
The Miami-Dade County Fair celebrated its 61st Annual Fair March 14 thru March 31, 2013.
Presented by Pepsi, Kia Motors America and Sedano's Supermarkets The Fair is ranked the largest fair in Florida, attracting well over half a million visitors annually. This adrenaline filled 18-day event includes LIVE! entertainment, state-of-the-art rides, skill games, outrageous fair foods and livestock/agricultural competitions. The Fair proudly showcases more than 45,000 local student exhibits, both artistic and academic, and generously supports youth achievement programs throughout the year.
The Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Inc. is a recognized leader and trusted partner with over 60 years of dedication and service in the community. In cooperation with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools, The Fair showcases the artistic and academic talents of more than 45,000 students through competition and exhibition, with winnings totaling more than $475,000 annually 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 45,000+ students in public, private and parochial schools receive free admission to The Fair on planned field trips and each student receives coupons for two free admissions to The Fair to visit with their families. In its 61 year history, The Fair has donated more than $8 Million in scholarships, awards and premiums.
Serving the Community All Year Long…
The Fair™ generously supports youth achievement programs throughout the year including:
- Fair Scholarship Programs
- Walter B. Arnold, Jr. Youth Hall of Fame Community Service Award
- Miami Dade County 4-H
- Miami-Dade County Public Schools
- Fair Athletics Program
Eduardo Cora, Chairman of the Board
Roger Cuevas, Chairman Elect
Marguerite Morris, Secretary
Nelson Bellido, Treasurer
Manuel Rodriguez, Immediate Past Chairman
Ivonne F. Alexander
E. Darwin Fuchs