Fairs & Festivals

Looking for something to do with the kids? Check out these South Florida Fairs and Festivals.

MIAMI RIVER DAY FESTIVAL

April 1. Free Miami boat tours, live music, historic re-enactors, environmental education and kids’ activities. 1-6 p.m. Lummus Park, 250 NW N. River Drive, Miami. miamirivercommission.org

FORT LAUDERDALE PIZZA FESTIVAL

April 1. Event features local pizza and national pizza joints, local art and entertainment, a family-friendly kids’ zone and a pizza eating competition. $30. 1-6 p.m. War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale. fortlauderdalepizzafestival.com

HATSUME FAIR

April 1-2. Entertainment, artisans, plant vendors, Japanese foods, martial arts, bonsai and Japanese flower arranging demonstrations, taiko drumming, characters, anime costume contest, fashion show. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Adults, $15; ages 4-10, $10. morikami.org/hatsume

TAMARAC ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL

April 1-2. Exhibits from artists and artisans, a children’s festival, live entertainment, interactive robot demonstrations by middle and high school students. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac. Free. tamaracartsandcraftsfestival.org

CRAWDEBAUCHERY FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

April 1-2. Live music, New Orleans food and drinks, arts and crafts booth area, KidZone and crawfish boil. $35; 10 and under free. 12 p.m. Pompano Beach Amphitheater Field, 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach. crawdebauchery.com

WORLD FEST

April 2. Food, entertainment, arts, crafts, Kid’s World. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 2575 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs. Parking, $3. coralsprings.org/living/events/worldfest

GRILLIN N CHILLIN

April 2. BBQ in every style, pop-up sports bar, live band, arts and crafts, food vendors, and Kids’ Zone. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. MANA Wynwood, 2217 NW Fifth Ave., Miami. $8-$13. wynwoodbbqfest.com

TOMORROW’S RAINBOW POP MUSIC FESTIVAL

April 2. Bring lawn chairs to enjoy a live music celebration supporting children’s grief. Suggested donation, $10. 12-5 p.m. The Ranch, 4341 NW 39th Ave., Coconut Creek. tomorrowsrainbow.org

DELRAY AFFAIR

April 7-9. Fine arts and crafts from around the world. 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Free. delrayaffair.com

WILD AND SCENIC FILM FEST

April 8. A series of international short films showing what communities are doing to protect the environment. Food, sodas, beer and wine will be available for purchase. $10 per person. 6-9:30 p.m. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter. jupiterlighthouse.org

DANIA BEACH ARTS AND SEAFOOD CELEBRATION

April 8-9. Live music, performance art, juried fine art vendors, family activities and seafood. Frost Park, 300 NE Second St., Dania Beach. Free. daniabeachartsandseafoodcelebration.com

CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL

Through April 9. See more than 800 paper lanterns crafted into 40 glowing sets, plus martial arts performances, folk art, a dinosaur empire, and more. 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. $25; children $15; under 4 free. Discount tickets online. Parking free. Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 20405 Amphitheater Circle, Boca Raton. chineselanternfestival.com

SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL AT FAIRCHILD

April 8-9. Garden tips, local food, artisan vendors and plant sale. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. fairchildgarden.org

NATIONAL PARK WEEK

April 15-23. Free entrance days at all National Parks. Visit website for locations. nps.gov

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FAIR & EXPOSITION

Through April 16. Rides, exhibits, food, live concerts, entertainment and more. Fair Expo Center, 10901 Coral Way, Miami. Tickets start at $10. thefair.me

WYNWOOD LIFE

April 21-23. Enjoy top street artists painting live, local bands, a pop-up gallery, the Style Lounge & Runway, the Wynwood Culinary Showcase, over 150 arts & crafts vendors and food trucks. Mana Wynwood, 2250 NW 2nd Ave., Miami. wynwoodlife.com

LION COUNTRY SAFARI PARTY FOR THE PLANET

April 21-22. Free crafts and fun games with staff art show. 12-4 p.m. 2003 Lion Country Safari Road, Loxahatchee. lioncountrysafari.com

SOUTH FLORIDA SURFERS FOR AUTISM BEACH FESTIVAL

April 21-23. Concerts, surfing, food trucks and paddleboarding. Participants must have autism or other related developmental delay with an IEP or equivalent and be at least 4 years old. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 149 SE 21st Ave., Deerfield Beach. Free. surfersforautism.org

REDLAND BLUES AND BARBECUE FESTIVAL

April 22-23. Award-winning barbecue, blues and country music, kids’ activities, pony rides. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2480 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Ages 12 and up, $8.
fruitandspicepark.org

GREAT CLOTH DIAPER CHANGE

April 22. Set a world record for the number of cloth diapers changed at one time. Visit website for location. greatclothdiaperchange.com

BLUE WILD OCEAN ADVENTURE EXPO

April 22-23. See 160 exhibitors, seminars and demonstrations covering watersports, adventure travel, beachwear fashion, water toys and a Kids’ Corner. Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 13 and older, $20. thebluewild.com

OUR KIDS WORLD FAMILY FUN FEST

April 29-30. Educational activities, entertainment, sports mascots, petting zoo and more. Free tickets available on website. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm. $8; ages 12 and under, $5. Play-all-day wristbands, $10. adayforkids.com

 

   

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