General Fair Information
Visitors & Exhibitors
The Fair officially opens Friday, March 10, 2017 at 5:00pm and closes at 10:00pm on March 19, 2017.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Opens at 5:00pm Monday thru Friday
Opens at 1:00pm Saturdays & Sundays
Closes As Warranted Nightly
OUR MAIN EXHIBIT BUILDING CLOSES AT 10:00PM DAILY.
Year Round Business Phone 772-562-2974
Fair Phone 772-388-7399 This phone is only available during the month of March
$5.00 CHILDREN (6-12) as well as SENIORS (55-up)
Children under 6 are Free
"FREE" DAILY ENTERTAINMENT
The Firefighters’ Fair office is located inside the Main Exhibit Building and the Carnival Ride Office (Strates Shows) is located on the MIDWAY near Kiddie Land.
The Indian River County Fair reserves the right to amend, add to or correct the rules & regulations, to interpret & arbitrarily settle and determine all disputed matters pertaining thereto, arising out of connections with, or incident to the Indian River County Fair & its decision shall be final.
All branches and executive divisions of the FIREFIGHTERS’ Indian River County Fair are under authority of Fair Management.
AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINE:
ATM machines 8 total, if available from a servicing company, will be located outside the front gate, near the midway ride office, the livestock barn, the outdoor food court and other locations on the midway.
As a Family Oriented venue, we promote that "NO" alcoholic beverages will be permitted on the fairgrounds!
CONCESSION & EXHIBIT/VENDOR SPACE:
For information concerning indoor and outdoor space, please contact Jimmy Holbrook, Firefighters’ Fair 1818 Commerce Ave. Vero Beach, Fl. 32960 Phone (772) 360-6497
Vendor application and space information is available on the “Get Involved” section tab.
EXHIBITOR/VENDOR AREA PARKING:
Parking in the exhibit areas are restricted to loading and unloading, all regulations must be followed. NO car or truck traffic will be allowed in this area after the main gate opens.
GENERAL VISITOR PARKING:
The Firefighters’ Fair provides local LAW ENFORCEMENT for highway traffic. And VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS as well as COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS act as parking attendants. PARKING is FREE.
Exhibitor/Vendors will be held responsible for the cleanliness of their exhibits. No accumulation of packing boxes, packing material, waste paper, rags, unused decorations or other combustible waste will be permitted. Oily rags and waste shall be kept in a separate covered metal container or disposed of safely immediately after use. They are subject to spontaneous ignition. The Fair will maintain a core of janitors, whose duties are to properly care for and clean the general roadways, approaches, paths, etc. and the aisles within the tents & buildings.
All property of every character whether entered for exhibit or for any other purpose, will be taken into the grounds, tents, and buildings and kept entirely at the risk of the owner who assumes all responsibility for loss, damages, or thefts. It’s distinctly understood that exhibitor, concessionaires and all other persons, firms, or corporations having property on the grounds and desiring protection from such loss or damage must make their own arrangements therefore. The Firefighters’ Indian River County Fair will employ guards and traffic directors and will promote safety and protection of patrons, and their exhibits and property on the fairgrounds. But, under no circumstances, will the fair or any of its officers or employees be responsible for loss or damage to persons and property (including exhibits, automobiles in the parking lots, and articles left in cars) because of accident, theft, fire, the elements and other conditions.
Sanitation is a must and we ask for your cooperation in helping us maintain clean and attractive fairgrounds. Disposal barrels will be provided in convenient locations; exhibit areas, food concession areas, and the midway. PLEASE USE THE "LITTER BARRELS".
LOST & FOUND:
A lost and found department is maintained at the Firefighters Office. Although the fair cannot be responsible for lost items, we will make every effort to assist in recovering items lost or misplaced.
No persons shall enter or remain on the grounds during the fairs operating hours with any pets even if under proper leash. ONLY Handicapped Assisted (leashed) animals are allowed on county property. Caged pets or those animals that are part of an exhibit, display or show may be kept on the grounds. You may walk your leashed pet or animal around the grounds before & after operating hours only.
Restroom facilities are located in the main exhibit hall, fairgrounds rear midway and next to the agriculture and livestock pavilion. They are serviced daily and comply with state regulations.
NO roving solicitation will be allowed anywhere on the fairgrounds. NO vendors and exhibitors whether charitable, commercial or non-profit are allowed to roam the grounds. Exhibitors must remain at their designated booth space. SEE SOLICITATION POLICY.
Public pay phones may not be available due to increased costs. If phones are available they will be located at the main gate entrance.
Using the United States Postal service:
1818 Commerce Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Post Office Box 1974
Vero Beach, FL 32961
ONLY… UPS, FedEx, DHL and other carriers will deliver to the fairgrounds at 7955 58th Avenue Vero Beach, FL 32967. The United States Postal Service will not deliver mail to the fair grounds. Use the Commerce Avenue address for USPS.
PROUD MEMBER OF:
- International Association of Fairs & Expositions
- Florida Federation of Fairs
- Florida Festivals & Events Association
- Outdoor Amusement Business Association
- Indian River County Chamber of Commerce