Youth Fair Info

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is The Youth Fair located?

The Youth Fair is located at the Miami-Dade Country Fair and Exposition, Inc. Fairgrounds at Tamiami Park on Coral Way and 107th Avenue. Our home since 1972. For directions, click here.

When is The 2017 Youth Fair?

The 2017 Youth Fair is open daily from March 23rd through April 16th (except on March 27-28 & April 3-4)

What are the operating hours?

For operating hours, click here.

Do you accept credit card payments?

Credit card payments are accepted on the Fairgrounds but please note that some vendors require cash only. Mastercard and Visa are accepted. We do not accept American Express.

NOTE: When purchasing tickets online, you must present credit card used for purchase and ID at Fairgrounds. Name on ID and purchaser's credit card must match.

Is parking free?

Regular Parking is free. Prices for Preferred Parking vary.

Where can I catch the tram to take me to the Main Entrance?

For a map or the parking area and tram stops, please click here

Where is First Aid?

There are three (3) First Aid Stations. Locations: Main Street Midway, University Midway, and Country Lane. For a map of the Fairgrounds, click here.

Where is the Lost and Found?

Lost & Found is located on the north side of the Entrance Gate (first floor). For a map of the Fairgrounds, click here.

Where can I go in the event of a lost child?

In the event of a lost child, you can go to Lost & Found (located on the north side of Entrance Gate, first floor) or you can find the nearest Miami-Dade Police Officer for assistance.

Where can I find a map of the Youth Fair?

Please click here for a map of the Fairgrounds.

Can I bring my own food?

Outside food and beverages are not permitted on the Fairgrounds.

Can I bring a selfie stick?

The Youth Fair does not allow "Selfie Sticks" to be brought onto the fairgrounds or in any of our buildings during The Youth Fair. This item will not be available for sale by Business Exhibitors that are in The MarketPlace at Edwards Hall or on the fairgrounds during The Youth Fair.

Where can I find the daily schedule?

For the 2017 Youth Fair schedule of events, click here.

What attractions and entertainment are available?

For a list of our entertainment acts, please click here.

What if I am walking to the Fairgrounds?

We will have an entrance to the Fairgrounds set up at Gate #7. To access Gate #7, you must go through Gate #8 which is located on southwest 17 ST and 107 AVE. From there you will be directed to Gate #7. This entrance will also be available for those who are being dropped off at the Fairgrounds or using Uber, Taxi or Bus services.

On the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) we will have an additional entrance for pedestrians at Gate #2. Gate #2 is located on 24th ST (Coral Way) and 109 Avenue. This entrance will be available for pedestrians ONLY.

What if I am taking the bus, taxi, uber, or being dropped off at the Fairgrounds?

If you are taking using Uber, Taxi, or Bus services to get to the Fairgrounds or are being dropped off at the Fairgrounds, you may use our ride share entrance at Gate #7. To access Gate #7, you must go through Gate #8 which is located on southwest 17 ST and 107 AVE. From there you will be directed to Gate #7.

How much are admission tickets?

For pricing on Youth Fair admission tickets, please click here.

What is included with admission?

Admission includes entrance to the 2017 Youth Fair, all entertainment shows including concerts, and admission to all the Barn events and student competitions inside Arnold Hall. Rides are not included with an admission ticket.

Is there a season pass?

You can purchase the 21-Day Admission Pass (formerly known as the Fun Card) which grants the fairgoer admission each day of the 2017 Youth Fair. A souvenir cup is included with the purchase of the 21-Day Admission passes. Ride and game tickets are sold separately. To purchase the 21-Day Admission Pass, click here. The 21-Day Admission Pass will be available for purchase through April 7, 2017.

How much are ride tickets?

For pricing on the P*O*P Ride Card (unlimited rides) and the 22-Coupon Ride and Game Sheet, please click here.

Can the P*O*P Ride Card be used on the weekends?

Yes, the P*O*P Ride card is valid on weekdays and weekends.

Do the game booths accept cash?

The game booths will no longer be accepting cash for the 2017 Youth Fair. Guests must purchase a 22-Coupon Ride and Game Sheet and use the coupons to be able to participate in the games. Coupons on the sheets can also be used to get on rides. To purchase your 22-Coupon Ride and Game Sheet, click here.

How can I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased online here

Are there any discounts?

For coupons on discounts, click here.

If I leave and come back to the Youth Fair on the same day, do I have to pay again?

If you must leave the Fairgrounds and return at a later time on the same day, please let the attendant at the exit know that you will be returning. They will provide a stamp that will allow you to re-enter the Fairgrounds on that same day.

How do I get tickets for concerts?

All Youth Fair concerts are included with the price of admission. For VIP seating, follow us on social media (@MiamiYouthFair) to find out how you can win VIP and Meet and Greet passes!

Is there a handicap drop-off area?

The handicap drop-off area is in front of the Main Gate entrance.

Do you offer wheelchair, wagon and stroller rentals?

Wheelchair, wagon and stroller rentals are available near the Youth Fair Main Gate.
  • Strollers - $10
  • Wheelchairs and Wagons - $15

How does I submit a project for the competitive exhibits?

For information on our Competitive Exhibits, click here.

How do I become a performer at the SponsorVille Stage?

For more information, contact Sira Camilo, Director of Sales & Business Development at 786-315-5266 or send a youtube video to scamilo@fairexpo.com

How do I become a sponsor?

For more information, please click here to fill out the Sponsor Information Request Form or contact Sira Camilo, Director of Sales & Business Development at 786-315-5266 or scamilo@fairexpo.com

How do I become a vendor?

  • For more information on outdoor concessions space, please contact Patty Dee, Director of Concessions at 786-315-5124 or pdee@fairexpo.com
  • For more information on indoor sponsor/business exhibitor space, please contact Sira Camilo, Director of Sales & Business Development at 786-315-5266 or scamilo@fairexpo.com

How do I apply for a job at the Youth Fair?

Please click here to check out job opportunities.