Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 18, 2022 - The 9th annual Kids & Family Expo will be held Saturday, January 29th from 10am - 5pm at DeVos Place.
Cabin fever will hit in January, and this expo will bring families together through interactive, physical and educational activities and attractions, providing fun for the whole family in a fun and active environment.
A new attraction this year, the Frog Hopper, will give children an opportunity to enjoy this ride inside DeVos Place. This fun ride will bring smiles and laughter to children's faces, along with the popular Zip Line. Both of these thrilling attractions will give you a birds eye view of the entire expo!
Featured activities and attractions include:
- Zip Line
- Frog Hopper
- Cow Belly Bounce House (sponsored by Milk Means More)
- Petting Zoo with live animals (sponsored by Michigan Education Trust MET)
- Inflatable Obstacle Course
- FROZEN Bounce House
- Reptile & Amphibian Exhibit
- Lincoln Log Area
- Summer Camp for kids of all ages
- Pirate Ship Slide
- LEGO Build
- Get your picture taken with superheroes and princesses!
- Toddler Zone
- Face Painting
- Balloon Twisting
- Human Foosball (fun for all ages)
- Giant Slide
- Health & Wellness
- Martial Arts and Safety Training for pre-school, elementary, teens and adults
- Police Car
- Family Fun Bucket Prizes
This expo is honored to promote our partnership with the Mental Health Foundation - be nice. program, which is a mental health and suicide prevention program with an action plan that works. The be nice. program is a four-step action plan that's proven to save lives - to notice, invite, challenge and empower themselves and their peers. This program equips individuals in schools, businesses, faith institutions, and communities with the knowledge and confidence to take action when it comes to mental health and suicide prevention.
"Local schools who participate in the postcard distribution have an opportunity to raise funds for the be nice. program. It is a way for us to give back and support a great program all while encouraging family bonding" says Pam Glass, President at Kohler Expos, Inc, the company that produces the event.
Attendees will have the opportunity to sign up to win a "Family Fun Bucket," these prizes include various gift certificates and passes to area attractions, restaurants, and activities. Hint, hint... Michigan Adventure tickets! Drawings are on the hour, every hour at the front entrance.
The Kids & Family Expo is scheduled from 10AM - 5PM, Saturday, January 29th, 2022. Public is invited. Additional information can be found at www.KohlerExpo.com
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