Please be sure to read the guidelines carefully before applying. A few things to note are:
- The capital improvement program provides additional funds for county […]
Materials to file fair end of year reports for 2016 are now available. Click on the documents below:
Annual report letter (PDF)
Confirmation of fair dates 2017 (Excel)
Annual board and financial update 16 (Word)
Transmittal form-2016 (Word)
Financial statement-120 day report (Excel)
If you have questions please contact Cinda Karlik at 517-284-5723 or email@example.com.
The 132nd Annual Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions Convention will be held January 12-14, 2017 at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The MAFE Convention is a very popular and highly anticipated event, and is a tremendous opportunity to display your talent to the majority of Fairs and Festivals in Michigan. There are a few opportunities for showcase:
Musical or Variety Showcase Acts (Three Opportunities)
- The Showcase on Thursday night, […]
Also if there are persons that have made a great impact on the fair industry and have been involved for more than 20 years, you may consider nominating them for the Hall of Fame. Check out the MAFE Hall of Fame Program Rules […]
Again this year MAFE will be giving away six (6) $1,000 scholarships to outstanding youth involved in the Michigan fair industry.
- Each year six (6) scholarships of $1,000 may be awarded, one being the Neil Kentner memorial scholarship.
- Scholarship is open to applicants that are high school seniors or currently enrolled in an institution of advance learning such as a college, university or trade school. (If applicant is […]
The Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions works closely with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to communication the proper USDA identification requirements for animals at exhibitions. Please visit the Animal Industry site here for resources on animal identification. Please contact the office of Dr. James Averill – State Veterinarian and Director, Animal Industry Division 800-292-3939 if you have specific questions.
Looking for something fun for the whole family in Michigan? Check out the many fairs and festivals that offer a wide range of family friendly fun all through out the great state of Michigan this Spring, Summer and Fall.
Every fair has those volunteers that for many years have been a huge part of the success of their fair. The MAFE board awards the Heritage Award to honor our state’s outstanding long term volunteers. Fairs couldn’t last without volunteers and the special people that do it year after year need a special award to say thank you.
Congratulations to the MAFE scholarship winners! Each year MAFE gives away five (5) $1,000 scholarships to outstanding youth involved in the Michigan fair industry. This year we received more than 115 outstanding applications.
MAFE Scholarship winners (Left to right): Shelby Talsma, Marquette County Fair; Serenity Tyll, Oakland County Fair; Jenna Beeker, St. Joseph County Grange Fair; Megan Miller, Van Buren Youth Fair, Victoria Kubin, Van Buren Youth Fair; and Ric […]