Expo Details

Ottawa’s Largest Parent and Child Expo returns

to Ottawa’s Nepean Sportsplex!

Food, drinks and coffee are available onsite at the Nepean Sportsplex canteen or bring your own.
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WE ARE OTTAWA’S MOST POPULAR PARENTING & KIDS EXPO! SAVE TIME & MONEY ON ADMISSION BY PURCHASING AN ALL DAY FAMILY PASS!

A FUN, INFORMATIVE & AFFORDABLE WEEKEND FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY APRIL 21 & 22 @ NEPEAN SPORTSPLEX!
Whether you’re a parent or child there’s something for everyone!

EXPO HOURS:
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TICKETS AT WWW.PARENTANDCHILDEXPO.CA/TICKETS OR PUCHASE AT THE DOOR. SAVE MONEY AND PURCHASE AN ALL DAY FAMILY PASS IN ADVANCE OR ONLINE:

• Family of two (2): $15.00
• Family of three (3): $22.50
• Family of four (4): $30.00
• Children 2 & Under free
• Single Adult Admission is $10.00
• Single Child Admission is $6.00
• Parking free

• Free Parent show bag for families (one per family), while quantities last
• Meet & Greet tickets for Dora the Explorer (obtained upon paid entry to the expo – free)
Princess Meet & Greets – free with admission
Superheroes Meet & Greets – free with admission
Bounce Castles – free with admission
All Main Stage Entertainment – free with admission
Little Ray’s Reptiles Main Stage animal presentation and meet & greet with the animals – free with admission
Starr Gymnastics Try-It zones – free with admission
Petting Zoo – free with admission
Games on Truck – free with admission
New Zoo Parties Animal Meet & Greets – free with admission

• AND MUCH MORE…

Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine is thrilled to present the annual Ottawa Parent & Child Expo for Ottawa area families. On April 21st & 22nd, 2018, gather the kids and head to the family-friendly Nepean Sportsplex (use Entrance 4 at rear parking lot) for a weekend of family fun and information. Parents will find 125 of their favourite Ottawa-area exhibitors offering important parenting information, and kids will find main stage concerts with Bob the Builder, Dora the Explorer “meet & greets,” their favourite princess characters LIVE to “meet and greet.” Onstage musical performances, bounce castles, friendly-mascots to hug, superheroes, a petting zoo, magic presentations, Little Ray’s Reptiles onstage, and a variety of other activities that focus on fun, learning, being healthy & active. Check the full timetable on the Expo website for all other times and details. The fun includes: gymnastics demonstrations and a Try-It Zone by Starr Gymnastics, 24 play, learn, discovery, and “meet & greet” zones, face-painting, arts & 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!

FREE PARKING! 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 DORA THE EXPLORER FROM NICKELODEON. Note: A limited number of “Dora Meet & Greet” tickets are given out each day to see DORA THE EXPLORER, on a first-come, first-served. See multiple times on the Expo website. Dora the Explorer, superheroes, and princesses “meet & greets,” Little Rays Reptiles, petting zoo are all FREE WITH THE 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 Ottawa’s school boards and independent schools
• Family health & wellness, and lots of fun, fun, fun
• Summer camp options, fitness options, child care choices, sport & music registration options for your child
• Questions? Talk with local parenting experts

• Nursing station and baby change room onsite

  • And much more…
FOOD IS AVAILABLE ONSITE AT THE NEPEAN SPORTSPLEX CANTEEN OR BRING YOUR OWN!
FREE PARKING ALL DAY!
More information about tickets or to exhibit e-mail Peter Ausland @ peter@OttawaParentingTimes.ca or call 613-656-3430. Thank you.

1701 Woodroffe Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario, K2G 1W2

(Corner of West Hunt Club and Woodroffe Avenue)

 FREE PARKING at front and rear of building

Directions to the Nepean Sportsplex:

Nepean Sportsplex – Location map

From Highway 417:
Take the Woodroffe exit and turn south. Proceed south about 3 km. The Sportsplex is just past West Hunt Club Rd. intersection on the left (east side).

From Highway 416:
From Highway 416 (heading north from Hwy 401) Exit at West Hunt Club Rd. At the stop sign turn right onto Cedarview Rd. (south). Take the first left turn (east) onto West Hunt Club. Proceed east to Woodroffe Ave., turn right (south), the Sportsplex is immediately on the left (east side).

OC Transpo:
Bus #95 Fallowfield or #95 Nepean South

Visit OC Transpo for schedule information.

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