Community & Culture Festivals & Fairs Miami-Dade County

2012 The Children’s Trust Family Expo

Children's Trust Family ExpoSaturday, September 15, 10am-6pm – Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, 10901 Coral Way, Miami

Get direct access to important resources in a fun and festive atmosphere at the Children’s Trust Family Expo. It features more than 250 displays in two exhibit halls showcasing information about after-school programs, education, health, injury prevention, Pre-K registration, KidCare, programs for children with disabilities, and much more. Each hall offers musical and vocal entertainment; theatrical presentations of beloved children’s stories; face painting; balloon sculpting; stilt walkers; magicians; and character greetings, including Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob, Patrick, and Diego. The Wacky Wild Science Area features an interactive, creepy-crawly bug adventure, while The Miami Children’s Museum operates a fun-filled arts and crafts area based on its popular ‘Wizard of Oz’ exhibit. Experience Aviation’s Barrington Irving, the youngest person to go around the world solo, will provide aviation simulators for school-age youth, and chess tournaments will be hosted by Stormont Kings. Back by popular demand, the IndoorSports Fun Zone features T-ball and speed pitching practice presented by the Miami Marlins, activities hosted by the Miami Dolphins, as well as tennis and martial arts demonstrations. Additionally, the Outdoor Recreation Area will showcase rock-climbing walls and elaborate bounce houses. Free gifts to the first 1,000 children, including backpacks for school-age children. Admission, parking, all activities and entertainment are free. A wide variety of food and beverages will be sold inside and out.

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