For Immediate Release:
April 03, 2013

Media Contact:
Olga Vega

Free food and fun to be had at District 12’s Annual Spring Festival

Easter egg hunt starts at 12:30pm


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz is hosting his annual District 12’s Spring Festival, a free event for the entire family and all District 12 residents are invited to attend! The event will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at North Trail Park, 780 NW 127 Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Families can enjoy free food, games, bounce houses, obstacle course, bouncer with slide, live entertainment, and lots of surprises, including special guests. There will be plenty of activities for kids, including an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 12:30 p.m., as well as face painting and balloons.

In addition, personnel from over half a dozen Miami-Dade County departments will be on hand to assist residents with services, including Commissioner Diaz’s Mobile Office and the Miami-Dade Corrections Unit, which will be offering free DNA swabs to children.

Other local organizations will have booths at the festival to give residents information and goodies, like local military branches, Miami Children’s Museum, BattleField Live, Miami-Dade Police Explorers, Citizens Crime Watch & McGruff, and Zoo Miami.

The Annual Spring Festival is made possible through the sponsorships of Flagler Development and Florida East Coast Industries. Goods and services for the event will be donated by Blue Bell Ice Cream, Comcast, Crystal Springs Water, Miami Dolphins, Miami Marlins, Pepsi Co., and others.

For more information, please contact Olga Hernandez in Commissioner Diaz’s office at 305-599-1200.


Who: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz

What:Annual District 12 Spring Festival

When: April 06, 2013, 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Where:North Trail Park
780 NW 127 Avenue, Miami


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Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 320 Miami, Florida 33128
(305) 375-4343


It is the policy of Miami Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices or materials in accessible format, please call 305-599-1200 at least five days in advance.