Play Ball, Play Fair! January 17 – February 2
Since 1993, the themed expositions produced each year during the South Florida Fair are one of the most popular attractions of the 17-day event.
The 2020 South Florida Fair will be a celebration of popular sports in our community. Experience the essence of sports competition, fair play, and the zeal to win – at this year’s themed exposition!
Interactive and educational sports exhibits will pave the way as you stroll through the Expo Center. The Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America exhibition, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and the Florida Humanities Council, will teach our visitors the cultural impact and importance of the different sports in American communities. The National Baseball Hall of Fame’s “Picturing America’s Pastime” offers a snapshot of the photograph collection in the Museum’s photo archive, spanning almost 150 years.
Virtual reality has become immensely popular. At this year’s Fair, you can strap on a VR headset and experience simulated realities in a variety of sports like golf, soccer, football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more. A batting cage, a pitching cage and a field goal kick will be available to test your skills as well.
After all of the excitement of the Expo, be sure to enjoy the yummylicious fair food and the exhilarating rides.Take time to visit informative agricultural and community exhibits and learn all about Florida’s history in Yesteryear Village.
The South Florida Fair wants you to PLAY BALL, PLAY FAIR! January 17- February 2.
31st Annual Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts – Jan 18/19 @ 10AM – 5PM
The Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts, consistently ranked as one of the best art affairs in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist Magazine, blends long-time favorites with the most buzz-worthy names on the contemporary arts scene. This juried art festival of hand-crafted artwork includes glass, photography, painting, mixed media, fiber, jewelry and much more. This much anticipated, premiere Delray Beach art festival hosts hundreds of artists exhibiting and selling their work in an outdoor gallery that spans one mile of Atlantic Avenue from US1 all the way to A1A.
MLK Jr. Day Unity March – January 20th at 9:30AM
***8:15am-9:45am – Ebenezer Baptist church will host a complimentary community breakfast organized by developing interracial social change (disc)
Ceremony and celebration to follow
East lot of Mizner park amphitheater (590 plaza real) 10:30AM -4PM
Join community leaders & local organizations for a ceremony to honor the life & legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. At 11:30am, celebrate a unified community with live musical & dance performances, amusement rides, games, crafts, food, & more!