OTTAWA’S BIGGEST AND BEST PARENTING & KIDS SHOW
The March 2017 Ottawa Parent and Child Expo at the Nepean Sportsplex is brought to you by Ottawa’s Leading Local
Parenting & Family Magazine – Ottawa Parenting Times
A FUN, INFORMATIVE & AFFORDABLE WEEKEND FOR THE
WHOLE FAMILY MARCH 25-26, 2017 @ NEPEAN SPORTSPLEX
Affordable Family Fun! Just $20 for a family of four to attend!
Whether you’re a parent or child there’s something for everyone!
Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine is thrilled to present the annual Ottawa Parent & Child Expo for Ottawa families. On March 25 & 26, 2017, gather the kids and head to the family-friendly Nepean Sportsplex (Entrance 4 or Entrance 1) for a weekend of family fun and information.
Parents will find a variety of their favourite Ottawa-area exhibitors offering important parenting information, and kids will find Dora the Explorer & Boots, and Marshall & Chase from Paw Patrol LIVE for meet and greets, various on stage musical performances, as well as friendly-mascots to hug, robotics, princesses, and a variety of other activities that focus on fun, learning, and being healthy & active. Including, gymnastics demonstrations and Try-It Zone by Starr Gymnastics, Probots Ottawa robotics zone, face painting, balloons, arts and crafts activities, an Usborne Books reading corner, demos and much more. It’s an exciting family event where you and your children can play, learn, and explore – and it’s affordable!
Enjoy your visit to the Ottawa Parent and Child Expo with free parking and a free show bag for the first 750 families each day!
MEET AND GREET CHASE & MARSHALL FROM PAW PATROL! FREE WITH THE PRICE OF ADMISSION TO THE EXPO!
SEE MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE FOR THE LIST OF MEET & GREET TIMES!*
THOMAS ET SES AMIS
THOMAS THE TANK ENGLINE LIVE ON STAGE MUSICAL CONCERT IN ENGLISH OR IN FRENCH! FREE WITH PRICE OF ADMISSION TO THE EXPO
MEET & GREET DORA & BOOTS TOGTHER! FREE WITH ADMISSION TO THE EXPO!
SEE MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE FOR TIMES*
MEET & GREET THE PRINCESSES IN THEIR BOOTH NEXT TO THE MAIN STAGE! ON STAGE PERFORMANCES AND MEET & GREET ARE FREE WITH PRICE OF ADMISSION TO THE EXPO!*
For the Parents:
• 125+ Ottawa exhibitors, including:
• New products, shopping and gifts
• Parent and child fitness
• Local education options including; school boards, private schools, French immersion, and tutoring options for your child
• Talk with Ottawa teachers and administrators from Ottawas’s school boards and private schools
• Family health and wellness
• Summer camp options, fitness options, child care choices, and sport & music registration options for your child
• Questions? Talk with local parenting experts
• And more…
For the Kids:
• Meet & Greet Dora the Explorer & Boots together, and Chase & Marshall together from PAW PATROL*
• Music entertainment & main stage performances from Thomas & Friends, Triple Trouble, Ian Quick Magic, Little Rays & Princesses!
• Meet & Greet and your favourite princesses from Glass Slipper Princess Parties in their booth and watch performances LIVE on stage!
• Exhibitor demonstrations! Create and have fun at the various play zones!
• Face painting! Video Gaming!
• Starr Gymnastics “Try-It” Play Zone and 24 interactive Play, Lean and Activity zones!
• Special mascot appearances each day!
• Check www.ParentandChildExpo.ca for additional Expo updates right up to the event, more to come!
*Note: Dora, Boots, Paw Patrol appearances are free with paid admission to the Expo. You must obtain your Dora, Boots, Paw Patrol tickets when paying for admission to the Expo, or presenting your prepaid ticket, and is required to enter the “Meet & Greet” line at the main stage to meet Dora, Boots and Paw Patrol characters. There are a limited number of appearances each morning and afternoon of each day. See schedule, Feb.1st for exact times they appear each day. If you don’t enter the official Meet & Greet line to visit one-on-one with the characters on stage, they are still visible for families to see from the main stage seating area.
FOOD IS AVAILABLE ONSITE AT THE NEPEAN SPORTSPLEX RESTAURANT AND THE NEPEAN SPORTSPLEX CANTEEN OR BRING YOUR OWN
FREE PARKING ALL DAY!