Community & Culture Miami-Dade County

2015 The Children’s Trust Family Expo

The Children's Trust Family Expo 2015Saturday, September 12, 9am-5pm - Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, 10901 Southwest 24 Street, Miami

The Children’s Trust 2015 Family Expo, will host its ninth annual, FREE, all-day festival to provide parents with direct access to educational, health and social services in a fun and festive experience. As the largest free event of its kind in our community, the Expo boasts record crowds exceeding 20,000 and more than 200 participants. An assortment of exhibitors are located in two indoor exhibit halls showcasing information about education, after-school enrichment activities, low-cost health insurance, nutrition, safety, services for children with special needs, Pre-K registration and much more. As part of the fun, each hall will host two stages packed with entertainment and theatrical presentations of beloved children’s stories. Children can also enjoy rock climbing, elaborate bounce houses, face painting, balloon sculptures, stilt walkers, magicians and favorite storybook and television characters such as Nickelodeon’s Pablo and Uniqua, and Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat, among many others. Free backpacks and composition notebooks will be distributed to the first 1,000 school-age children. The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their futures. Admission, parking, all activities and entertainment are free. Food and beverages will be sold by a variety of vendors. #TCTFamilyExpo15 @childrenstrust