St. Mary’s Fair Offers Special Needs Children Free Rides
By Space Coast Daily // March 26, 2015
fair will run april 8-12, free admission
BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – St. Mary’s is celebrating its 56th annual Spring Fair this year by giving children with special needs and their families a free afternoon of rides and games.
On Saturday, April 11 children with special needs and their families can enjoy all the rides they can at no cost from noon to 2 p.m.
And from 2 to 3 p.m. game booths sponsored by St. Mary’s school will be free as well.
The organizers are calling the free afternoon Day of Smiles.
“Day of Smiles is our small way of telling families who have children with special needs that we love them and that they are a welcome part of our St. Mary’s family.”
After 3 p.m. fair goers can donate a non-perishable can of food to benefit Helping Hands food bank. For each donation, a visitor will get one ticket for a chance to win a raffle prize at the end of the evening.
There is no admission cost to attend the fair during its four-day run.
Tickets can be purchased for rides, which are priced individually.
A one-day armband good for unlimited rides can be purchased for $25 onsite or $20 in advance through the fair website.
A $75 mega band ($50 in advance) can be purchased for unlimited rides for the entire length of the fair. Theres also a Day of Smiles t-shirt that can be purchased for $10.
All money raised will be shared between St. Mary’s church and St. Mary’s award winning school.