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In case you missed it — The 4th annual Florida Kids & Family Expo is coming to Central Florida this weekend.

ICYMI: The 4th annual Florida Kids & Family Expo is coming to Central Florida this weekend




The Florida Kids & Family Expo will feature more than 150 interactive exhibits in more than 150,000 square feet of air-conditioned space, for children and parents. The exhibits offer something for everyone, from newborns, children and teenagers to moms-to-be and parents of K-12 students.

Some of the exhibits for children include character meet-and-greets, other character interactions, bounce houses, attractions, arts and crafts, pony rides, bumper cars, a mechanical bull, live performances, and more.

Children and teenagers will also be able to putt a golf ball and play with the Orlando Magic.

Parents can view a diverse list of exhibits, such as booths by representatives from Osceola, Orange and Seminole counties; Osceola and Orange public schools; day cares; health and medical companies; and fitness companies.

Everyone is invited to enjoy food samples and exclusive photo opportunities, get up close with unique animals, play games and more.

Three stages will also be set up both days, offering puppet shows, aerial acts, vocalists, hip-hop artists, dueling knights, ventriloquists and magicians, dance troupes, choirs, mad scientists and more.

The Florida Kids & Family Expo’s presenting sponsors Orlando Health and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children will also return to present the expo.


Aug. 18-19

Saturday, Aug. 18: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 19: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The event will take place at the Orange County Convention Center, located at 9800 International Dr., Orlando.


Tickets are $5 online in advance, $10 at the door. Kids (ages 2 and younger) receive free admission.

For more information, visit MyCentralFloridaFamily.com.