34th Annual Family Fun Fair – Friday, March 29, Fairmont Elementary School

The 34th Annual Family Fun Fair will be held on Friday, March 29, 4:30-7:30 pm, at the

Fairmont Elementary School Gyms, 714 Victoria Street, Fairmont. The public is invited to this

festival of activities to delight young children featuring family entertainer Brian Richards with

his “ACME Magic Factory” and Remarkable Reptiles. The ACME Magic Factory performances

for children will be held at 5:45 pm and 7:00 pm in the Cafeteria. Enjoy a close-up chance to

meet a variety of fascinating reptiles including a friendly boa constrictor at the Remarkable

Reptiles exhibit.

Weather permitting, you may see the Fairmont Fire Department’s Ladder Truck in the

East Parking Lot. Check out the Humane Society pets available for adoption. Bring your

camera for special photo opportunities. Parents can learn about the numerous services and

activities available to them while their children enjoy hands-on activities at over 30 exhibits.

Activities include Tooth Fairy & Dental Care, hot wheels Drag Races, Beaded Bracelets, Animal

Bingo, Be Fit and Healthy Ball Toss, Sand Table, Youth Triathlon Information, Personalizing

Moon Sand & Slime, Record Player Art, Playdough Fun, Sensory Exploration, Rethink Your

Drink, Mayo Mile Track Your Steps, Pet Care, 4-H, Hockey Shooting Station, Vacation Bible

School Samplers, Scratch Art, Score a Soccer Goal, Foot Measuring & Games, Try out an

Orchestra/Band Instrument and much more.

Exhibitors providing activities at this year’s fair include Martin County Early Childhood

Dental Network, Fairmont Early Childhood Initiative, Fairmont Orchestra, CER Lights On For

Kids, ECFE Parent Advisory Board, Fairmont ECFE Discovery Place Preschool, Safe Routes to

School, Fairmont Police Officers, Martin County/Fairmont Girl Scouts, Shepherd of the Lakes

Church, MVAC Head Start, Fairmont Fire Fighters, St. Paul Lutheran School-Truman, First

Congregational United Church of Christ, St. James Lutheran School Northrop, Fairmont United

Methodist Church, Martin County 4-H, UHD-United Hospital District Clinic, Mayo Clinic

Health System Fairmont, Fairmont Police Officers, Cardinal Power Fastpitch, St. Paul’s

Lutheran School-Fairmont, Grace Lutheran Church, Human Services of Faribault & Martin

Counties, Martin County Humane Society, Fairmont Area Football Association, Martin County

Substance Abuse Prevention and Youth Coalitions, Fairmont Soccer Association, The ARC Mn

Southwest, Fairmont Hockey Association, Kiwanis Baseball, Fairmont Triathlon, Help Me

Grow, Immanuel Lutheran Church and Shoe Sensation.

The Martin County Substance Abuse Prevention and Youth Coalitions will provide the

food service as well as assist with setup and cleanup. The fundraiser menu includes Pizza,

Culligan Water, and Healthy Snack.

Admission to the Family Fun Fair is $8 per family or $4 per person. For more

information, please contact the Fairmont Community Education and Recreation Program (507-


The event is co-sponsored by Fairmont Community Education and Recreation and ISD

2752 Early Childhood Family Education /School Readiness.