Tri-Rail’s “Rail Fun Day” will return to the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station at Dania Beach on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Attendees of the annual free family fun day will enjoy cookie decorating, face painting, live entertainment, photos with Tri-Rail’s mascot Conductor George Green, and popular costume characters, plus giveaways, food trucks and the “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent” singing competition.
“Tri-Rail is delighted to once again present this signature event for South Florida families,” said Victor Garcia, public information officer for SFRTA/Tri-Rail. “This is a great way for future riders to experience Tri-Rail while enjoying quality family time together.”
Families attending will be able to explore with interactive activities and samplings from popular South Florida businesses and organizations including the Museum of Discovery & Science, Dunkin’ Donuts, Flamingo Gardens, Flippo’s Fort Lauderdale and the Humane Society of Broward County.
Attendees will be entertained by live stage performances by the Florida Children’s Theatre and MIA Dance Factory, plus Tri-Rail’s “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent” show where young singers will demonstrate their singing talents.
The winner will receive $500, a one-year contract inclusive of a photo shoot with composite cards courtesy of Posche Models & Talent and professional studio and music video recording sessions with MikeSoperMusic and Newborn Studios.
The 13 talented singers selected to compete are: Nicole Acosta, Miami; Lily Bradford, Coral Springs; Kai Bui, Oakland Park; Carly Cantor, Wellington; Gabriela Celic, Miami; Lyla Chaubal, West Palm Beach; Madeline Diaz, Miami; Victoria Johnson, Boca Raton; Camila Pena-Torres, Davie; Jazylnn Quraan, Miami; Marco Rivera Rosa, Hollywood; Christie Torres, Miami, and Sophia Willingham, Wellington.
Event goers are encouraged to ride the train to the event with round-trip fares just $5 and free for kids 12 and under. Plus, the first 200 ticketed riders to visit the Tri-Rail booth and present a valid Tri-Rail ticket dated Feb. 8, will receive a welcome gift.
To learn more about Tri-Rail’s “Rail Fun Day,” visit www.tri-rail.com/pages/view/rail-fun-day. For train schedules and more information, call 1-800-TRI-RAIL.
Tri-Rail, South Florida’s premier commuter rail system, serves Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties with 18 conveniently located train stations, bus and Metrorail connections, and service every day of the year. For more information about Tri-Rail, visit www.tri-rail.com or call 1-800-TRI-RAIL.