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2016 YOUTH FAIR INFORMATION

LOCATION

In Tamiami Park (Coral Way & SW 107th Avenue).  Our home since 1972.

PRICES FOR ADMISSION, RIDE & GAMES

2016 YOUTH FAIR PRICES Admission P*O*P Ride Card (unlimited rides) 22-Coupon Ride/Game Sheets 21-Day Admission Pass Express Pass
Online
 
$10 $25 $20 $25 N/A
Sedano's Supermarkets $10 $25 $20 $25 N/A
At Fairgrounds $14 $28 Weekdays/
$35 Weekends
$28 $28 $15

OPENING DAY OFFERS (Valid only on March 17th, 2016)

  • $6.00 GENERAL ADMISSION - Pay $6.00 for general admission all day on Opening Day. Coupon will not be required.
  • ADVANCE SALES OFFER - Purchase your general admission in advance online (click here to purchase) or at any participating Sedano’s Supermarket and each admission ticket purchased gets two guests into the 2016 Youth Fair on Opening Day.
  • MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY - Active and retired military personnel receive FREE admission to the 2016 Youth Fair with presentation of valid I.D. on Opening Day and every Wednesday.
  • GUEST #65 OFFER - In honor of our 65th Anniversary, guest #65 at each of the turnstiles will receive 2 FREE official 2016 Youth Fair t-shirts on Opening Day.
  • ST. PATRICK’S DAY OFFER - Guests wearing a green t-shirt on Opening Day (St. Patrick’s Day) will receive $2.00 off from participating food vendors for different foods and/or beverages. Participating vendors will have a shamrock image displayed at their booths.
  • CAR MAGNET GIVEAWAY - In honor of our 65th Anniversary, guests coming to the Youth Fair on Opening Day will receive a FREE car magnet as they park their cars, while supplies last. Make sure to display it on the bumper of your car right away!

The Youth Fair has a number of money-saving admission ticket coupon offers available. (Click here) to download, print your coupons and save! Please remember coupons must be presented prior to admission ticket purchase. Offers cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. The 2016 Youth Fair will open daily March 17 to April 10 except March 28-29 & April 4-5.

Cash and credit cards (MasterCard & VISA) are accepted for admission tickets, ride/game tickets and Pay One Price (P*O*P) Unlimited Ride Cards (click here to purchase). We do not accept American Express.

2016 Hours of Operation

  • Thursday, March 17 Opening Day 3:00 PM Open
  • Friday, March 18 3:00 PM Open
  • Saturday, March 19 12:00 Noon Open
  • Sunday, March 20 12:00 Noon Open
  • Monday, March 2112:00 Noon Open
  • Tuesday, March 2212:00 Noon Open
  • Wednesday, March 2312:00 Noon Open
  • Thursday, March 2412:00 Noon Open
  • Friday, March 25 12:00 Noon Open
  • Saturday, March 2612:00 Noon Open
  • Sunday, March 27 12:00 Noon Open
  • Monday, March 28CLOSED
  • Tuesday, March 29CLOSED
  • Wednesday, March 30 3:00 PM Open
  • Thursday, March 31 3:00 PM Open
  • Friday, April 1 3:00 PM Open
  • Saturday, April 212:00 Noon Open
  • Sunday, April 3 12:00 Noon Open
  • Monday, April 4 CLOSED
  • Tuesday, April 5 CLOSED
  • Wednesday, April 6 3:00 PM Open
  • Thursday, April 7 3:00 PM Open
  • Friday, April 8 12:00 Noon Open
  • Saturday, April 9 12:00 Noon Open
  • Sunday, April 10 12:00 Noon Open

DAILY CLOSING TIMES

Daily closing times will vary. The 2016 Youth Fair will be open late every night.

Parking

  • General Parking FREE
  • Tram Service FREE

Recorded Information

  • 24-hours recorded information: 305.223.FAIR (3247)
  • 24-hours recorded entertainment: 786.315.5350
  • Información de entretenimiento grabada 24-horas: 786.315.5355

ATTRACTIONS

  • Nearly 100 Thrilling Rides
  • Kiddieland & Kiddieland Too
  • The World of Agriculture
  • Community Stage
  • 170 Food Vendors
  • 50 Games
  • 53,000 Student Exhibits inside Arnold Hall
  • 100 Sponsors & Business Exhibitors in The MarketPlace

CONCERTS

  • CHRISTIAN CONCERT: MercyMe – Saturday, March 19th 8:00 pm
  • COUNTRY CONCERT: To be announced soon – Friday, March 25th 8:00 pm
  • LATIN CONCERT: To be announced soon – Saturday, March 26th 8:00 pm
  • DISCO CONCERT: VILLAGE PEOPLE with TAVARES – Saturday, April 2nd 8:00 pm
  • LATIN CONCERT: CELEBRATING CELIA CRUZ with performances by Willy Chirino, Aymée Nuviola, Jeimy Osorio & Celia Cruz All Stars – Saturday, April 9th 8:00 pm

21-DAY ENTERTAINMENT

  • NEW!‘Celebration On Ice’ Ice skating show
  • NEW!The Nerveless Nocks present “The Pirates of the Sky Stunt Show”
  • NEW!BreaksK8
  • NEW!The Procrastinators
  • NEW!Light Up The Night Robots
  • NEW!800-1,000 lbs. Butter Sculpture
  • NEW!1-ton Sand Sculpture
  • NEW!Laser Show
  • NEW ACTS!The Royal Hanneford Circus
  • NEW ADDITIONAL DEMONSTRATIONS!Cowtown
  • Tadpole & Katie the Clowns
  • The Fritters
  • Show-Me Safari Petting Zoo
  • Pony Rides
  • Pig Races

SPECIAL SHOWS

  • NEW!Fireworks on Opening Day starting at 8:50 pm from Main Entrance Plaza
  • NEW!Parade on Opening Day starting at 7:00 pm next to the Pig Races and will continue throughout the fairgrounds
  • NEW!Marching Bands starting at 5:30 pm Monday to Friday by SponsorVille (Fountain area)
Subscribe to our monthly newsletter (click here) to receive updates about the Youth Fair & Fair Expo Center events taking place at the fairgrounds throughout the year. For FAQ’s (click here). For any additional questions, please contact our Main Office at 305.223.7060 or email info@fairexpo.com

HOW TO $AVE AT THE 2016 YOUTH FAIR

Free Admission

  • 5 AND UNDER - Youngsters 5 and under are admitted FREE every day, all day.
  • 65 AND BETTER - Seniors 65 years of age and better are admitted FREE every day, all day.
  • FREE STUDENT ADMISSION TICKET - Elementary and middle school students receive a FREE student admission ticket distributed by Miami-Dade County public, private and charter schools. Valid Monday to Thursday. Coupon will be required.
  • MY COKE REWARDS - Are you a member of My Coke Rewards? In exchange of 275 reward points, you may receive two (2) FREE admission tickets to the 2016 Youth Fair. Limited quantities are available.
  • BOYS AND GIRL SCOUTS’ DAY - Boy and Girl Scouts wearing their uniform will receive FREE admission on Wednesday, March 23rd. Coupon will not be required.
  • FIU STUDENT & EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION DAY - Any current student or employee who brings their ID to any Main Gate ticket booth will receive FREE admission on Wednesday, March 30th.

DISCOUNTS

  • $7 BEFORE 6 PM - $7 admission before 6 pm Monday to Friday. Not valid on Opening Day. Coupon will be required.
  • 21-DAY ADMISSION PASS – Visiting the Youth Fair more than once? Get the 21-Day Admission Pass for only $25 online or $28 at the fairgrounds and obtain a FREE Souvenir cup at The MarketPlace Information Booth. The 21-Day Admission pass will be available for purchase thru April 1st, 2016.
  • TWIN THURSDAYS - Do you have a twin? Bring your other you on any Thursday and only pay for one regular admission ($14). Go to any Main Gate ticket booth. Coupon will not be required. Not valid on Opening Day
  • GIVE A MEAL GET A DEAL FOOD DRIVE - Bring two cans of food (any size) and receive $4 off on 1 admission. Look for the tent at the Main Gate Entrance to obtain a ticket and proceed to any Main Gate ticket booth. Not valid on Opening Day.
  • POLLO TROPICAL - Get your $7 admission before 6 pm coupon from any participating Pollo Tropical. Valid Monday to Friday before 6 pm. Not valid on Opening Day. Coupon will be required.
  • DOMINO’S - Get $7 off on a second ticket when you purchase one admission ticket at regular price. Coupon will be required (attached to Domino’s boxes). Not valid on Opening Day.
  • FLANIGAN’S LUNCH CLUB CARD - Are you a member of the Flanigan’s Lunch Club Card? Bring your card to any Main Gate ticket booth to receive $4 off admission (up to 2 admission tickets). Your card will be stamped and you may take it back with you. Valid Monday to Friday. Not valid on Opening Day.
  • EXIT BOUNCE BACK COUPON - As you exit through the Main Gate Entrance turnstiles, you will receive a $4 off admission coupon to come back to the 2016 Youth Fair. Not valid on Opening Day. Coupon will be required.
  • PARENTS’ DISCOUNT - Parents receive $4 off admission with ticket that is attached to the Free Student ticket distributed by Miami-Dade County public, private and charter schools. Coupon will be required. Not valid on Opening Day.
  • $6 DEALS - Save on $6 food, games and merchandise deals Monday to Friday before 6 pm at participating vendors. Look for the $6 deals sign displayed at the different booths.
  • MILITARY - All active and retired U.S. military personnel with valid military ID (and up to 3 guests) each save $6 on admission Monday to Thursday. Not valid on Opening Day. Coupon will be required.
  • PUBLIC, PRIVATE & CHARTER SCHOOL TEACHERS - All public, charter and private school teachers (and up to 3 guests) each save $4 on admission Monday to Thursday. Not valid on Opening Day. Coupon will be required.
  • MIAMI-DADE COUNTY EMPLOYEES - Miami-Dade County employees (and up to 3 guests) each save $4 on admission Monday to Thursday with valid Miami-Dade County Employee ID. Not valid on Opening Day. Coupon will be required.
  • MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM CARD HOLDERS - Miami-Dade Public Library System card holders (and up to 3 guests) each save $4 on admission Monday to Thursday with valid library card. Not valid on Opening Day. Coupon will be required.
  • MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PTA MEMBERS – Miami-Dade County PTA members (and up to 3 guests) each save $4 on admission Monday to Thursday. Not valid on Opening Day. Coupon will be required.
The Youth Fair has a number of money-saving admission ticket coupon offers available. (Click here) to download, print your coupons and save! Please remember coupons must be presented prior to admission ticket purchase. Offers cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. The 2016 Youth Fair will open daily March 17 to April 10 except March 28-29 & April 4-5.

For any additional questions, please contact our Main Office at 305.223.7060 or email info@fairexpo.com