After a summer of relaxation it’s going to be tough to shake off the laid-back lifestyle and get back into school mode.
Luckily for parents and kids all over the Tampa Bay area, the Back to School Fair is a day to prepare, protect, educate and inspire families for the upcoming school year! The annual event on August 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature live entertainment, informational speaker sessions, games, arts & crafts, face painting, balloon artist, workshops and a whole bunch of fun! And to top it off, the state-of-the-art Glazer Children’s Museum, located at 110 West Gasparilla Plaza in downtown Tampa, will host the event. Fair goers will enjoy the entire museum and fair for only $5 per person and the first 150 kids will receive a tote bag filled with Back to School supplies and other goodies. Admission for Museum Members is free!
Throughout the day parents and their kids can enjoy the museum, visit the variety of exhibitors as well as sit and enjoy the workshops and stage entertainment. Local area businesses will be on hand to provide information on topics like health & wellness, safety, private and public schools, resources, childcare, after school programs, school supplies, tutors, children’s retailers, finances and much more!
Woodmont Charter School, the events Presenting Sponsor two years running, will be providing information on charter schools as a viable education option and book bags to the first 150 kids who arrive. The Mosaic Company will have in-tow with them The Mosaic Express, a 42-foot motor coach that is a phosphate industry museum on wheels. Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest 4G LTE network, will be bringing along their Indy Car to showcase all the latest technology for the back to school season. And to round out our Health & Wellness section, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital will be on hand with fun and informative safety scavenger hunts, as well as valuable health information. They’ll also have affordable child safety products available at their on-site Safety Store.
With all that in store, you’ll definitely want to mark your calendars! The Back To School Fair is on August 9, 9 a.m. – 4p.m. at The Glazer Children’s Museum. The Back To School Fair is presented by Woodmont Charter School, a K-8 tuition-free public charter school. For additional information visit www.BackToSchoolFair.com.
Thank you to all the sponsors who make this event possible: