MDHHS Epidemic Order – May 6

2021-05-10T13:48:20+00:00May 7th, 2021|Legislative Update, MAFE News|

May 6, 2021 Gatherings and Face Mask Order

Click here for a FAQ related to Gathering and Masks

We would draw your attention to this section related to fairs and festivals:

Q: What are the gathering and capacity restrictions that apply to outdoor festivals, fairs, and parades?

A: Outdoor entertainment and recreational venues are generally limited to a total of 1,000 patrons; however, if an event organizer complies with MDHHS’s Large Outdoor Events Guidance (May 4, 2021), […]

Judge’s list

2021-05-10T13:48:28+00:00May 1st, 2021|MAFE News|

MAFE has continued to update the judges list. This list contains contact information for judge’s across the state, which is available to MAFE members.

If you are interested in obtaining a list of judges, please contact the MAFE office at or 517.317.4544.

120 Day Report documents – Reminder

2021-05-18T18:15:16+00:00April 15th, 2021|MAFE News, MDARD Update|

Materials to file fair end of year reports for 2020 are now available. Click here to view all the documents in Google Drive. (to download a document, click on it and then select the arrow in the top right hand side)

If you have questions please contact Cinda Karlik at 517-290-8114 or


MAFE Fair/Festival Scholarship Application

2020-08-31T18:36:58+00:00July 28th, 2020|MAFE Events, MAFE News|

Again this year MAFE will be giving away six (6) $1,000 scholarships to outstanding youth involved in the Michigan fair industry.

  1. Each year six (6) scholarships of $1,000 may be awarded, one being the Neil Kentner memorial scholarship.
  2. Scholarship is open to applicants that are high school seniors or currently enrolled in an institution of advance learning such as a […]

Associate member scholarship program

2020-07-31T19:45:41+00:00July 27th, 2020|MAFE Events, MAFE News|

The Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions is proud to announce a new scholarship program for youths involved with a current associate member.

2020 MAFE Associate Scholarship application  (Please note this scholarship is not open to fair exhibitors. If you are a youth fair exhibitor, please visit the MAFE Fair/Festival scholarship page)

  1. Each year one (1) scholarship of $1,000 may be awarded specially for youths involved with a current MAFE Associate member. […]

2020 MAFE Scholarship winners

2020-06-26T16:41:20+00:00January 26th, 2020|MAFE News|

Congratulations to the MAFE scholarship winners!  Each year MAFE awards five (5) $1,000 scholarships to outstanding youth involved in the Michigan fair industry. This year we received more than 90 outstanding applications.

MAFE was given the opportunity to award a sixth scholarship through a donation by the Great Lakes Ag Fair. This special award has been named the Neil Kentner memorial scholarship and will be given to one youth annually.

Scholarship recipients are:

Awianna Jackson, Shiawassee County Fair; […]

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