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KidFest! NW's Largest Family Expo


  • Portland Expo Center 2060 North Marine Drive Portland, OR, 97217 United States (map)

An Affordable Day of Fun for the Whole Family!

Special Offer: purchase an advance Family Pass online at TicketsWest and receive a bonus 'Family FunPak' with certificates for free entertainment from our partners such as g6 Airpark, Gymboree, Bullwinkle’s Family Fun Center, John's Incredible Pizza and more! (value over $70)

Tickets & Infowww.kidfestnw.com

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We love it here in the Northwest but let's face it, Winters can be rough finding a variety of fun things for families to do indoors. Don't miss this exciting Winter Festival offering kids and parents an affordable day of fun and an abundance of entertainment and education at the Northwest's Largest Family Expo—KidFest! SportFest! at the Portland Expo Center, February 17 & 18. Doors open at 10:00am with Parade of Prizes so come early.

Come experience our amazing weekends focusing on active & healthy family lifestyle and raising kids successfully. Non-stop entertainment, interactive exhibits for kids, teens and parents, family fun zones, special show pricing on local products and services designed to enrich your life!

Our annual community events featues Live Stage Entertainment, Interactive Sports Demos, Inflatable Fun Zones, Laser Tag, Star Wars Blast-A-Trooper, Iron-Kid Chef Competition, Robotics, Mad Science, Extreme Big Air Jump, Paintball Arena, Petting Zoo, Exotic Animals & Reptiles and more. Parents can enjoy shopping the various exhibits while the kids are entertained and find resources in Education & Youth Enrichment, Camps, Sports & Fitness, Health & Wellness, Cooking & Healthy Eating, Family Recreation, Eco-Family...

New! Magic Hour: VIP Early Entry at 9:00am both days for Families/Kids with Disabilities & Special Needs, offering smaller crowds & more sensory friendly.

Our Winter Festival offers families and active kids endless opportunities for indoor fun. We will be collecting canned food for the Portland Sunshine Division, so please bring all that you can spare! Let's Whoop It Up and stuff some backpacks for kids!.

Show Features Include: 

  • SportFest! Multi-Sport & Fitness Expo. This new Show-within-a-Show will offer products & demos in a wide variety of sports and fitness for all level Kids, Teens, Families. Team Sports, Specialty Sports, Outdoor Adventure, Health & Fitness. (resources for active parents too.) 
  • Education & Enrichment Expo Showcasing many of the educational opportunities available to NW families, Summer Camps, after school enrichment programs and STEM: Science / Technology / Engineering / Math education, Come explore in three Lego Interactive Areas or create with Art.
  • Family Food & Family. Join local culinary talent for two fun-filled days of food, nutrition and learning. A tasty weekend of family-friendly workshops, cooking demos and local food exhibits. Featuring Iron Kid Chef Competition (11:30 Sat & Sun), Educational Food Games, Riegelmann's Experience Kitchen, Eat Like A Firefighter Cooking Demos. 
  • Health & Wellness. Find the wellness tools to achieve optimal health for you and your family. Talk to the experts from local hospitals, pediatric clinics, dentistry, chiropractic, resources for special needs and more. SafeKids Theme Area will feature Injury Prevention workshops, Bike Helmet Sale by OHSU. Bikers Against Child Abuse, along with the Bring Kyron Home Foundation will offer FREE Custom ID Kits for all the Kids! 
  • Pint-Size Crowd: Kids, come dressed as your favorite Character and join the fun in Character Village for stage shows, games, crafts, prizing and meet & greet:
    • Minions - Saturday 12-2
    • Wizard of OZ - Saturday 2-4
    • Moana - Sunday 12-2
    • SuperHeroes - Sunday 2-4
    • Star Wars characters will also be onsite for you to have your picture taken with and try your skills with a dart gun at Blast-A-Trooper!
  • Ultimate Fun Zones: This action-packed weekend includes the Inflatable FunZone; Giant Slides, Jump Houses & Obsticle Courses, Petting Zoo and Walk On The Wildside Exotic Animals & Reptile Exhibit, Laser Tag, Mad Science, Lego & Robotics and more.... 


ALL CONCERTS-ENTERTAINMENT-INFLATABLE FUNZONES--LASER TAG-SPORTS DEMOS-ARCADES ARE INCLUDED!! There may be a few activities that charge a nominal fee, but KidFest is An Affordable Day of Fun for the Whole Family!

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