1st Annual Kids & Family Expo 1/18-Grand Rapids

1st Annual Kids & Family Expo 1/18-Grand Rapids

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The 1st annual Kids and Family Expo premiers at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids on Saturday,  January 18, 2014, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

For the first time ever, a zip line will zip through DeVos Place, along with a Kids and Family Expo!  The expo will debut at the beautiful downtown DeVos Place and the focus will be on Family Bonding Activities, Education, and Fun!

Some of the featured areas include:

  • ZIP Line through DeVos Place
  • Kids Building Workshops presented by The Home Depot
  • Storybook time with KDLville (Kent District Library)
  • Art Wall Zone presented by Goddard Schools
  • Face Painting Fun presented by Bethany Christian Services
  • Balloon Twisting Fever presented by Apple Tree Christian Learning Centers
  • Coloring Zone presented by Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel
  • Wall of Gratitude presented by The Mental Health Foundation.
  • Free Chocolate Milk provided by United Dairy Industry of Michigan;along with “milk mustache” photos
  • Green Thumb Zone “Germination Station” presented by K12
  • Cookies & Canvas Painting Fun
  • Ga-Ga Pit
  • Be Nice School Stage Line-Up, with Rick Chyme!
  • Airborne Adventure
  • DNR Dr. Dirt and his traveling band of furs, skulls and Trixy the FOX
  • Kids Movie School “A Theatre company for Kids” presented by Children’s Creations Theater
  • Self Defense – Presented by Flees ATA Martial Arts

Sounds like an absolute blast!


Attendees can also sign up for a number of give-aways at the door and throughout the Expo, including a Family Fun time with Michigan Adventures.   For more information, including a schedule of events and additional information about exhibitors and parking, go to www.kidsandfamilyexpo.com or visit  on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kidsandfamilyexpo, please make sure you “like” them!

  1.  Image courtesy of the Kids and Family Expo
  2. Source: Kohler Expos Newsletter

Lindsey Jenn

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