The Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to
enriching the community by promoting education and South Florida agriculture while showcasing and rewarding youth
achievement. We accomplish this by producing a first-class fair with quality entertainment and providing facilities
for year-round events.
Throughout our history we have contributed more than $11 million to the community in Miami-Dade
County and have positively impacted countless lives of adults and children since 1952. In 2019, we provided more
than $586,720 in academic scholarships, cash premiums, plaques and awards.
The Youth Fair is ranked among the top 30 fairs in North America. In 2019, more than 550,000 guests
attended the annual event. This adrenaline-filled 21-day event includes nearly 100 heart pounding rides, outrageous
carnival food, livestock and agricultural competitions, concerts, blockbuster shows, student exhibits display and
The Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Inc. is a recognized leader in the community and a trusted
partner with over six decades of dedication and service to our community. In partnership with the Miami-Dade County
Public Schools, The Youth Fair showcases the artistic, academic and athletic talents of more than 63,000 public,
charter, private and home school students through competition and exhibition.
The Youth Fair generously supports youth achievement programs throughout the year including:
Throughout the year, the fairgrounds serve as the home to more than 70 shows and events through
Fair Expo Center. These events include vehicle shows, cultural festivals, trade shows, outdoor concerts and
receptions, private parties and countless other enterprises that cater to our community. Miami-Dade County Fair and
Exposition, Inc., which does not receive taxpayer dollars, shares a portion of the revenues with Miami-Dade County.