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Learn, explore + play together!

Join us February 8-9, 2020 for the Milwaukee Kids Expo at the State Fair Park (we're open 10:00 am - 4:00 pm each day).

*THE EVENT SCHEDULE FOR THE 2020 EXPO WILL BE RELEASED IN JANAURY 2020*

Get information and samples for everything kid-related - such as toys and games, sports and fitness, learning devices, safety products, health and nutrition, pediatricians, martial arts, dancing, day cares, schools, natural products, activity equipment, camps and much more for kids of all ages.

Your kids will love our Play Zones and Main Stage performances and shows! Scroll down for information from the 2019 expo.

NOTE: If you plan on playing in any of the bounce houses, save some time & bring a completed play waiver with you.

Caricature Expressive Portraits

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
$5 per portrait

Hand-drawn, expressive portraits completed on custom paper to commemorate your family fun at the Kids Expo!

Left Turn Only Maze

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by Incorporating the Invisible

The LTO (or Left Turn Only) maze is constructed on a 30'x 40' plastic tarp duct tape was used to replicate city streets. The object is to get from home base to the store without making any right hand turns and without moving in reverse. The maze and its construction is perfect for wheel chair bound participants as long as the indoor surface is wooden (gym floor) or concrete. Groups of up to 25 can fit on the same maze.

Animals of the World with the Racine Zoo

30-minute shows on Saturday + Sunday at the following times: 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.

Presented by Racine Zoo Conservation Education Staff

Have you ever come face to face with an alligator, or touched the back of an endangered turtle? Join the Racine Zoo for our "Animals of the World," program to learn about, see, and touch animals from around the globe.

Adventure Rock Climbing  – Activity for All Ages

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
$5.00 per person (includes 2 climbs)

Presented by Adventure Rock Climbing and Fitness

Adventure Rock’s portable wall is a great way to wet your appetite for fun and excitement of climbing.  Try all the different climbs and see if you can make it to the top!

Petting Zoo & Pony Rides

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Pony rides are $6 each; petting zoo is 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. Children ages 1-10 years of age and or under 100 lbs can enjoy a pony ride at $6.00 each.

"Design 101" Valentine's Day Project

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by "The Kohl's Design It! Lab" at Discovery World

Children will be able to make cards with spiral graph shaped hearts, gems and etc. Find us at our Mobile set-up and make a personalized pop-up card to take home!

We pride ourselves on hands-on educational programming focused around problem solving and creativity.  We inspire students and families to explore how things are made and how things work in an educational experience encompassing science, technology innovation, and creativity.

Face Painting 

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
$5-$15, 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

Presented by Rainbow Play Systems of southern Wisconsin

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

Photo Booth

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by Grant Images

Grant Images is bringing  their super fun photo booth for all ages to enjoy. Be sure to stop by to have your picture taken!

Milwaukee Mile Race

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by Timothy Shepherd with ARCA Midwest Tours

Come check out the race cars for the ARCA Midwest Tour race at the Milwaukee Mile. Feel free to take pictures with the cars and grab a flier about the upcoming event.

Craft-a-Cube

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by Educators Credit Union

Saving made fun! Design your own money cube using markers, stickers and more. Once it looks perfect, bring it home and start saving.

West Allis Fire Department

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by West Allis Firefighters

Check out one of our fire apparatus, get a photo, and meet the firefighters. Give-a-ways will be available for those willing to learn about Hands Only CPR.

Alex McGreen and the Tale of the Mysterious Kale

Open Feb. 9 at 2:00 pm and Feb. 10 11:00 am & 2:00 pm

Presented by Aurora Children’s Health and the Healthy Food Movement

Gather around to hear an explosive tale of how a ten-year-old girl saves her fifth grade science class with kale in the book Alex McGreen and the Tale of the Mysterious Kale. It mixes fiction with real world threats and shows that anyone at any age can cause a healthy food movement. This easy reader is all about food, innovation and community. Participants will learn how to make one of Alex McGreen's mysterious kale smoothies. Select participants will receive a FREE copy of the book.

Tropical Palm Tree Slide

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by Music on the Move Plus

DOWNLOAD THE PLAY WAIVER

The Inflatable Tropical Theme Slide features a green, yellow and blue color scheme reflecting the lush foliage and warm sands of an island paradise.

NOTE: If you plan on playing in any of the bounce houses, save some time & bring this completed play waiver with you.

Crayon Bounce

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by Music on the Move Plus

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The Crayon Bouncy House features a bright pastel crayon theme: Green, Yellow, Blue and Red. The crayons convenient size makes it perfect for both boys and girls. This unique party bounce house features four crayons on the pillars to give it a school-themed look.

NOTE: If you plan on playing in any of the bounce houses, save some time & bring this completed play waiver with you.

My Little Farm

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by Music on the Move Plus

DOWNLOAD THE PLAY WAIVER

The My Little Farm educational inflatable structure is designed to educate and entertain toddlers in an adorable farm setting. This game offers a small climb and slide and several 3D animals and structures, such as a dog, horse, chickens, hay stock and a cactus.

NOTE: If you plan on playing in any of the bounce houses, save some time & bring this completed play waiver with you.

Rainforest Fun Center

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by Music on the Move Plus

DOWNLOAD THE PLAY WAIVER

The Rainforest Fun Center inflatable is packed with hours of fun for up to 8 patrons. With spacious bouncing areas, multiple obstacles, tunnels, colorful characters, and two slides, kids will have a blast in this conveniently sized inflatable combo!

NOTE: If you plan on playing in any of the bounce houses, save some time & bring this completed play waiver with you.

Inflatable Brain Exhibit

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Presented by Aurora Children's Health

Enjoy a fun and interactive learning experience by walking through a 10 FOOT TALL inflatable brain! Aurora Children’s Health is bringing the AmeriBrain to the Milwaukee Kids Expo. Plus, test your breath support with cotton ball races or challenge your balance skills on equipment we use in therapy. Lots of activities the entire family will enjoy… you won’t want to miss this!

Main Stage, Presented by Aurora Children's Health (from the 2019 Expo)

Saturday

11:15 am - 12:00pm

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Fairytale Princess Performance

Presented by Fairytale Birthday Company 

Calling all little Royals! Join Fairytale Birthday Company's Princesses as they perform some of your favorite songs. This performance will be sure to delight everyone.

12:15 - 1:00 pm

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Fire & Ice

Presented by Mad Science

Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientist! This spectacular show will thrill audiences with impressive science experiments. Volunteers from the audience can taste a special Mad Science “burp” potion. Students will be amazed by the  shivering spatula and special bubbly showers.

1:15 - 2:00 pm

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Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy Student Demo

Presented by Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy

MBSA students will present a works based on it’s accredited curriculum.  Come see what MBSA has to offer and learn more about enrolling your child in Milwaukee’s only professional ballet school open to the community.

2:15 - 3:00 pm

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School of Rock Shorewood House Band

Presented by Jake Gobel, GM of School of Rock Shorewood

The School of Rock Shorewood House Band is made up of dedicated students who audition to represent their school for a year as members of the House Band.  Today they will be playing rock n roll hits that everyone is sure to recognize.  It's all about fun at School of Rock Shorewood, so please feel free to dance or sing along.

Sunday

11:15 am - 12:00pm

fairytale-company

Fairytale Princess Performance

Presented by Fairytale Birthday Company 

Calling all little Royals! Join Fairytale Birthday Company's Princesses as they perform some of your favorite songs. This performance will be sure to delight everyone.

12:15 - 1:00 pm

mad-science

Fire & Ice

Presented By Mad Science

Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientist! This spectacular show will thrill audiences with impressive science experiments. Volunteers from the audience can taste a special Mad Science “burp” potion. Students will be amazed by the  shivering spatula and special bubbly showers.

1:15 - 2:00 pm

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Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy Student Demo

Presented by Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy

MBSA students will present a works based on it’s accredited curriculum.  Come see what MBSA has to offer and learn more about enrolling your child in Milwaukee’s only professional ballet school open to the community.

2:15 - 3:00 pm

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School of Rock Shorewood House Band

Presented by Jake Gobel, GM of School of Rock Shorewood

The School of Rock Shorewood House Band is made up of dedicated students who audition to represent their school for a year as members of the House Band.  Today they will be playing rock n roll hits that everyone is sure to recognize.  It's all about fun at School of Rock Shorewood, so please feel free to dance or sing along.


Venue: State Fair Park

The State Fair Park charges $6 (cash or credit) for every vehicle to park in their lot. We strongly encourage attendees to carpool or use an alternate method such as the MCTS or a passenger cab service.

Venue: State Fair Park

640 S 84th Street, West Allis, WI 53214


Accommodations

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Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee West

To make reservations, call 414-436-2300.