There's always a fair or festival going on in South Florida.

There's always a fair or festival going on in South Florida. (May 16, 2013)

31st Annual Pompano Beach Seafood Festival

April 24-26. More than 140 arts and crafts booths, music and 30 seafood booths. 5-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Sunday. Pompano Pier, 222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach. $10 Friday, $15 Saturday and Sunday, kids under 12 free. 954¿570¿7785 or pompanobeachseafoodfestival.com

CHILDREN’S BOOKFEST

April 25. Hands-on activities, children’s performances, storytelling, crafts, music and a free book giveaway. African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-357-6282

56TH COOPER CITY FOUNDERS DAY PARADE AND FESTIVITIES

April 25. Morning Activities: Boy Scout Pancake breakfast, one-mile family run, and Founders Day Parade. 7:30-11:30 a.m. Cooper City Community Center, 9000 SW 50th Place, Cooper City. Evening activities: car show, arts and crafts, children’s game, concert, and fireworks. 1-9 p.m. Brian Piccolo Park 9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City. Free. 954-434-4300

OUR KIDS WORLD FAMILY FUN FEST

April 25-26. Hands-on educational activities, two stages, sports mascots, TV characters, and Fun Zone filled with inflatables. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm. $8, kids 12 and under $5. 561-868-1085 or ourkidsworld@wrmf.com

SWEET CORN FIESTA

April 26. Kids, adults and professional corn shucking, eating and cooking competitions. Live music, kids games and rides, food and beverages, and lots of sweet corn. Kids ride all day with $5 wristband. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Yesteryear Village, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. $8; kids 6-11, $5. 561-996-0343

MAY

ALL KIDS INCLUDED FAMILY ARTS FESTIVAL

May 2. Interactive arts experiences, activities and cultural experiences for children of all abilities. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 St., Cutler Bay. Free. 786-573-5300 or smdcac.org.

FORT LAUDERDALE FRINGE FESTIVAL

May 2. Theater, dance, puppetry, and spoken word festival. Street Fair featuring food trucks, street artists, performers, vendors and activities for children. Noon-10 p.m., kickoff event at 11 a.m. Willis Holcombe Downtown Center Broward, 111 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets $5-$10. Fortlauderdalefringe.com

COLOR FUN FEST

May 2. All ages event. Part color festival, part 5k run/walk. After the daytime color run, black lights will be turned on to transition into a nighttime 5k color run festival called Color Fun Fest. Finish-line festival featuring live DJs, vendors, food and the “Epicolor Toss.” Packet pickups two hours prior to wave start. Day wave 6 p.m., Night wave 8 p.m. Sun Life Stadium, 2269 NW 199th St., Miami Gardens. $60, Event day $75; Kids 12 and under free prior to event day; Kids event day $10; Festival only, $10. Register online at colorfunfest5k.com. More information at info@colorfunfest.com

CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA

May 2. Mariachi bands; local Hispanic bands; folkloric dances; children's area with arts, crafts and games; Mexican and other food vendors; and merchandise vendors. 11 a.m.-midnight Delray Center for the Arts, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. delraycenterforthearts.org

SUNFEST