* indicates that these activities have an additional charge

Toddler Bounce Houses – Bella’s Bouncies

*FOR KIDS 5 and UNDER*
Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

DOWNLOAD THE PLAY WAIVER 

Please note that all children playing on the inflatables must have a completed waiver. You can fill it out ahead of time to save time at the expo. Just download using the link to the left, print it & bring it with you!

Obstacle Course – Bella’s Bouncies

*FOR KIDS 5 and OLDER*
Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

DOWNLOAD THE PLAY WAIVER

Please note that all children playing on the inflatables must have a completed waiver. You can fill it out ahead of time to save time at the expo. Just download using the link to the left, print it & bring it with you!

Face Painting*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: $5-$10, based on selected design

Presented by Life’s A Party Face Painting

Life’s a Party-Face Painting provides professional face painting, special effects makeup, glitter tattoos, hair tinsel, henna and air brush tattoos. Adding color and sparkle to any event.

Rainbow Play Systems Playground

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Rainbow Play Systems of Illinois

Climb, swing and slide your way around this fun indoor playground, courtesy of Rainbow Play Systems of Illinois. Rainbow Play Systems has been helping families make childhood memories for over 30 years.

Petting Zoo

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE 

Presented by Jo Don Farms

Come enjoy the animals of Jo Don Farms! Our Petting Zoo is free to enjoy for all ages. Cups of feed will be available for purchase outside the attraction.

Pony Rides*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: $6 per pony ride

Presented by Jo Don Farms

Children ages 1-10 years of age and or under 100 lbs can enjoy a pony ride at $6.00 each.

Princess Meet and Greet

SATURDAY ONLY
Time: 12: 15 pm – Sing-a-Long on the Main Stage  |  12:45 pm – Meet-and-Greet
Cost: FREE

Presented by Fairytale Birthday Company

Fairytale Birthday Company LLC will delight and amaze your children, as their favorite fairytale princesses come to life on stage!  The princesses sing and dance on the Main Stage, and will be available for photo opportunities at their booth.

SATURDAY:

Our featured performers will be the Island Princess, Fairy Godmother, Unicorn Princess, Snow Princess and Mermaid Princess!

Stuff n Luv: Create a Stuffed Animal*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: Prices will vary.

Presented by Stuff n Luv 

Stop by the Stuff n Luv booth to build a stuffed animal with your child that they will love and cherish! 

Trampoline

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Rainbow Play Systems of Illinois

Take a turn on the safe springless trampoline set up at the Chicago Area Kids Expo! 

Face Painting & Photo Station*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: $5-10, based on design 

Presented by Dazzle Artists

Face painting and balloon photo frame station 

DJ Dance Party/Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Bach to Rock

Come by and show off your best dance moves at the DJ Dance Party, then dance on over to the Musical Instrument Petting Zoo to make some music of your own! Explore a variety of different instruments such as xylophones, ukuleles, shakers, hand drums, and bells!

Balloon Animals & Airbrush Body Art*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: Varies based on design

Presented by Clayton Mastaw, ChiTwist Balloon & Body Art

ChiTwist Balloon & Body Art will be offering amazing balloon animal creations and fantastic airbrush face and body art designs. We’ll have a large menu of items to choose from with pricing for every budget. Stop by with your kids, or if you’re just a kid at heart, and let us bring some art to your day.

Mirror Me Photo Booth

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Bounce My House

The Mirror Me Photo Booth is an interactive, magical photo experience. The only thing at the kids expo that’s more fun than a regular photo booth is a selfie mirror photo booth! This will give guests a much more interactive experience, and produce great photos at the same time.  

STEM Exploration Station

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by A Mother’s Touch

Bubble Trouble! Tinker with open-ended materials, make, or engineer solutions to design challenges geared thoughtfully for infants through school-age children with A Mother’s Touch Early Childhood Centers and Summer Camp Programs.