The South Florida Fair in West Palm Beach is one of Florida’s oldest and largest community events. This year, it will be a Super-Tastic Fair where heroes unite, featuring appearance of your favorite superheroes, January 18 through February 3, 2019.
Advance discount admission and ride tickets are on sale now at all Palm Beach County Publix & BB&T Bank locations and will continue through Thursday, Jan. 17.
This year’s theme is superheroes: As you enter the gates, you will experience the New York of the Marvel Universe. Marvel Entertainment even has an actual office there on the 135 W. 50th Street. Because New York is such a big city and a melting pot of different people and cultures, it is the most densely-superhero-populated city in the Marvel Universe.
Climb the Spiderman wall, walk through Batman's Batcave, and expect plenty of photo ops! The DC Comics Multiverse will be featured as an immersive 3D experience of lights, color, and sound reached through a vortex tunnel.
Plus! There will be official appearances including:
JANUARY 18 - 25: Meet your favorite Marvel Superheroes: Thor, Black Panther, Captain America and Spiderman.
JANUARY 26 - FEBRUARY 3: Justice League Superheroes will meet our fairgoers: Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Batman
We will also be celebrating local superheroes who will be recognized for their special powers in the “Not all Heroes Wear Capes” parades. Parades go on daily, and each day will be honoring local heroes. E.g. Heroes of Education, Heroes in History, Hometown Heroes (nominated by the public), Heroes of Freedom (law enforcement and military) etc. Both Wednesdays, January Schedule of parades at southfloridafair.com
And kids of all ages are invited to participate in the Kid's Superhero Contest, Saturday, February 2 at 2:00 PM on the Community Stage.An Adult Superhero Costume Contest will also take place on Saturday, January 19 at 5:00 PM on the Community Stage.
Plus new this year is The XPogo Stunt Team, expected to thrill audiences. Xpogo is approved by Guinness World Records to be the official record keepers for all extreme pogo world records. The stunts include jumping over consecutive cars, most backflips in a row, fastest mile on a pogo stick and highest backflip.
There will also be a new event literally brewing at the 2019 South Florida Fair — the Inaugural Craft Brew Fest & Home Brew Competition. Held one day only, Sunday, Jan. 27, in the fair’s Party Pavilion, the event is being held in partnership with the Angler Action Foundation and Due South Brewing Co. Open exclusively to home brewers, local brew masters will begin judging at 1 p.m. This is a Best of Show competition. Medals will be awarded to the first, second, and third place prizes along with additional prizes. The doors will open to the public at 3 p.m. To enter, a separate ticket is needed in addition to a fair ticket, which is required. VIP tickets also available at southfloridafair.com
And an all-new entertainment lineup, including four stages of music and entertainment and the concert series at the Coca-Cola Stage with performances by Building 429, The Outlaws, Frankie Ballard, The Pat Travers Band, Jordan Davis and Charlie Aponte (from Gran Combo de Puerto Rico). In addition, contestants will compete in the Elvis Extravaganza Impersonator Contest with winners heading to the national competition in Las Vegas.
REMEMBER: Parking is always FREE. There will be designated Lift and Uber pick-up/drop-off locations. Free shuttle to and from ALL parking lots.There will be a Preferred Parking area: $10 weekdays and $20 on weekends.