Kids and

Family Expo

January 30, 2021
Celebrating 8 Years!
Saturday 10am - 5pm
DeVos Place
303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids MI 49503
Bringing families together through Interactive & Educational Activities! 
After much discussion and consideration, it is with heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of the Kids & Family Expo – January 30, 2021, at the DeVos Place. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the emergency order established by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) currently prevents large indoor gatherings of over 500. With such uncertain and changing circumstances, it is unclear how soon events will return safely to our state. Our top priority is the safety of the children and families attending, exhibitors and staff.  
Enjoy a fun-filled family day at the 7th Annual Kids & Family Expo!  
Additional interactive activities, exhibits, and entertainment!

The Zip Line will once again fly through the DeVos Place, along with the annual Kids & Family Expo. This family focused community event encourages families to play & move with physical activities, learn & explore with educational fun and lead healthier lives in an active environment, all while encouraging families to engage in family bonding time. Fun for the whole family!

  • Zip Line (weight restrictions: 60 lb. min. – 250 lb. max.)

  • Curiosity Dome sponsored by Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel

  • Inflatable Obstacle Course - Larger this year!

  • 40 ft. Art Wall Zone sponsored by The Goddard School 

  • Bounce Houses

  • Reptiles

  • Lincoln Log Area sponsored by
    Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya

  • Magician

  • Summer Camps and Activities

  • Pirate Ship Slide and Giant Slide

  • Petting Zoo with Live Animals

  • Smoke House - learn about fire safety!

  • LEGO Build Area sponsored by Family Futures

  • Character Sightings including superheroes and princesses!

  • Green Thumb Zone sponsored by New Branches Charter Academy

  • Toddler Zone sponsored by Developmental Enhancement Behavioral Health 

  • Home Depot “Kids Workshop” - kids make and take

  • Rock Wall

  • Inflatable Quarterback Blitz

  • Face Painting sponsored by Higher Health Chiropractic

  • Interactive Musical Instruments

  • Balloon Twisting sponsored by Michigan Education Trust

  • Specialty Foods and Sampling 

  • Human Foosball

  • Books and Educational Learning

  • Martial Arts and Self Defense

  • Fire Truck and Police Car

  • Family Fun Bucket Prizes – sign up inside the door - winners announced every hour!

The Kids & Family Expo is honored to promote our partnership 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. The be nice. program is an Action Plan to help others notice, invite, challenge, and empower themselves and their peers. How you treat someone can have a direct effect on how they think, act and feel – their mental health.

Family Fun Bucket Prizes – Winners Announced Every Hour!

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Family Fun Bucket Prizes are filled with free tickets, certificates, and passes to area activities, attractions and restaurants for the entire family. 

Sign up directly inside the door of the Kids & Family Expo when you arrive.

Winners announced every hour on the hour! 


Adults: $8    |   Children 3-15: $4    |   Children 2 & Under: FREE
Please note: ALL activities are included in the admission price except the zip line is $5.

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Engage and interact with West Michigan families!

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2020 Kids & Family Expo Sponsors

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