Spring Faire

Saturday, May 6th 2023

The Manor Spring Faire is a family fun celebration of rides, games, food, music, crafts and more! This festival is Manor PTA’s largest event, attracting over 1,000 people from the wider Fairfax community. Not only is this event an important fundraiser, it is also a big marketing opportunity for Manor School. Putting on an event of this scale requires a team of planners and more than 50 day-of volunteers. Below are more details about the event and how you can get involved.

Event Goals

  • Celebration for the Manor School community
  • Fundraising through ticket sales, food sales, and sponsorship
  • Marketing Manor School to the wider Fairfax community

Needs from Parents

  • Planning Committee – Take on a coordinator role (see below descriptions). Coordinators will meet on Fridays at 8:30am in the 8 weeks leading up to the event. Zoom options will be available if you can’t meet in person.
  • Volunteers – Claim a shift doing setup, day-of or clean up (opportunity to volunteer will be available 2 weeks before the event).
  • Sponsorships – Do you have a business that would like to Sponsor an attraction at the Faire? More information on this opportunity will be coming soon.
  • Buy Tickets! – Come to the event with your kids and let them have fun by purchasing tickets for the rides and games. This is our main fundraiser activity. 

Weekend Event Information

  • Setup – Friday May 5th, 3:30pm to 6pm
  • Main Event – Saturday May 6th, 10am to 4pm (4pm-6pm take down)
  • Clean Up – Sunday May 7th, 10am to 12pm

Help Plan the 2023 Spring Faire!

The Spring Faire is put on entirely by parent volunteers, and we need leadership support! Here are the coordinator positions needed:

  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Financial Coordinator
  • Site Coordinator
  • Games Coordinator
  • Food Coordinator
  • Bake Sale Coordinator
  • Silent Auction Coordinator
  • Green Team Coordinator
  • Vendor Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Main Stage Coordinator
  • Spirit Merchandise Coordinator
  • Clothing Boutique Coordinator
  • Crafts Coordinator

Planning Meeting Schedule:

  1. Friday March 17th, 8:30am, Library or Zoom
  2. Friday March 24th, 8:30am, Library or Zoom
  3. Friday March 31st, 8:30am, Library or Zoom
  4. Friday April 7th, 8:30am, Library or Zoom
  5. Friday April 14th, 8:30am, Library or Zoom
  6. Friday April 21st, 8:30am, Library or Zoom
  7. Friday April 28th, 8:30am, Library or Zoom
  8. Friday May 5th, 8:30am, Library or Zoom

Day of Volunteers

Whether it’s selling tickets, running a creative game for an hour or helping clean up, we need folks to participate. We’ll be reach out the in weeks before the Faire with shifts to sign up.