by Jessica English, Organizer
Kzoo Baby & Family Expo
Five great performances and a visit from the Snow Queen are among the fun that awaits you this Sunday, February 8, at the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo! And admission is free, it doesn’t get much better than that. Oh wait, it does get better – how about some awesome giveaways before and during the expo?
Head on over to the Radisson Plaza Hotel from 11 am to 4 pm Sunday for an afternoon filled with learning and adventure that’s perfect for pregnant moms and families with kids up to age 10. We’ve got more than 50 exhibitors waiting to wow you, plus a chance to let your kids explore and play. You’ll find a bounce house, gymnastics and dance circuit, art projects, mascots, and more! (Did we mention Darth Vader’s going to be there?) And yep, it’s all free.
Music, Princesses, Magic, Yumminess
The expo will take over two floors of the Radisson, with these fantastic performances slated for the main floor ballroom:
11:30 am – CryBaby Performance from Fontana Chamber Arts featuring the amazing cello quartet, Cellicatessen
12:30 pm – Princess Story Time with the Snow Queen and Frog Princess from Once Upon A Princess
1:30 pm – Benjammin & Analisa (always a favorite! celebrating their 8th year at the expo!)
2:30 pm – The Magic of Alan Kazam
3:15 pm – Fresh Food Fairy Mini-Presentation & Bike Blender Demo (with smoothie samples!)
Cool Giveaways – Starting Now!
There are great pre-expo giveaways online all week, including prizes from Gull Meadow Farms, Earth Fare, the Kalamazoo Growlers, Young Living Essential Oils, Jungle Joe’s, Red Mango, Jamberry and Little Sprout Children’s Boutique. Score! Follow along on the expo’s Facebook event page for registration details or join our e-mail list for updates. The giveaways don’t end when the expo starts though. Be sure to stop by the registration table on Sunday to sign up for a chance to win dozens more door prizes, including the Grand Prize from Bookbug: a $100 gift card!
Come see us at the expo, it’s a great way to shake off your cabin fever and get connected to some wonderful Southwest Michigan resources. A big shout out to our major sponsors: Kalamazoo Country Day School, Birth Kalamazoo and KZOO KIDS. Whether you’re just now pregnant with your first baby or whether you have little ones who need to bounce out some energy, we’ve got something
About the contributor:
Jessica English is the longtime organizer of the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo. When she’s not rounding up fun stuff for the expo, her day — and night — job is as a childbirth educator, birth doula, birth doula trainer and owner of her nine-doula agency, Birth Kalamazoo.