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Kids & Family Expo Returns in 2023

Activities, attractions, exhibits, and entertainment! Fun for the whole family!

For Immediate Release

Contact: Pam Glass, President, Kohler Expos, Inc. 616.532.8833 or pam@kohlerexpo.com

Kids & Family Expo returns in 2023

Activities, attractions, exhibits, and entertainment! Fun for the whole family!

Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 10, 2023 – The Kids & Family Expo has announced its 2023 date.

The 10th annual event will be held Saturday, January 28 from 10am-5pm at the DeVos Place.

This community event 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, Jungle Chase, will give children the opportunity to enjoy a derby race inside the DeVos Place. This activity will bring smiles and laughter to children’s faces, along with the popular Zip Line which will give you a bird’s eye view of the entire expo!

Featured activities and attractions include:

  • Zip Line
  • Stars'n'Stripes Obstacle Course
  • Human Foosball
  • Gum Ball Bouncer
  • Rainforest KidsZone
  • Face Painting – sponsored by Higher Health Chiropractic
  • Jungle Chase - derby race
  • LEGO Build
  • Magician
  • Petting Zoo with live animals - sponsored by Michigan Education Trust (MET)
  • Police Cruiser
  • Frog Hopper - sponsored by Foster Kent Kids
  • Wimee Puppet Show: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm
  • Lincoln Log Build - sponsored by Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya
  • Balloon Twisting
  • Costumed Characters - get your picture taken with superheroes and princesses!
  • Toddler Zone - sponsored by Developmental Enhancement
  • Zorbs
  • Reptiles and Amphibians - sponsored by New Branches Charter School
  • S.A.F.E. Archery Activity
  • Fire Department Smokehouse - Fire Safety Program
  • Parent Rest Area - sponsored by MomsBloom
  • Self Defense and Martial Arts
  • Rocket Game
  • Family Fun Bucket Prizes – sign up directly inside the door at the expo when you arrive - winners announced every hour on the hour! Buckets includes free tickets, passes and gifts!

This expo partners with the Mental Health Foundation – be nice. program, which is a mental health education, bully and suicide prevention initiative that creates a positive cultural change through simple daily actions. “Local schools who participate in the postcard distribution have an opportunity to raise funds for the be nice. initiative. 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 cards, gift items, toys and passes to area attractions, restaurants, and activities. Hint, hint…think Michigan Adventure tickets! Drawings are on the hour, every hour at the front entrance.

The Kids & Family Expo is scheduled from 10 am – 5 pm, Saturday, January 28, 2023. Public is invited. Additional information can be found at www.KohlerExpo.com or you may stay connected by following Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kidsandfamilyexpo/.
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