The Greater Lansing Baby Fair

Lansing’s largest event for pregnancy, birth, and beyond

Events & Attractions

CHECK OUT THE MAP AND PROGRAM!

There are so many fun things happening! Check back frequently for event listings and other attractions!

Get in Line!

Attractions start before the fair even begins! Arrive early and be one of the first 250 families to receive a swag bag full of freebies, samples, and coupons! Get registered to win a door prize! While you wait in line, there will be entertainment provided by the Capital Area District Libraries and a visit from the Lugnuts’ Big Lug!

We are pleased to welcome back Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum to emcee the event! 

Daddy Den

The Greater Lansing Baby Fair has programming for all! Join local dads from Willow Tree Family Center, New Young Fathers.com, and more for knowledge, camaraderie, and support. Demos throughout the day include Daddy-Daughter Hair Dos, First Aid for Fathers, and Dancing Daddies: Moving and Soothing Your Baby.

Healthy Habits

Learn many ways to keep your family healthy from babyhood to beyond. Stop by for blood pressure screenings and nutrition and exercise tips!

Kids Korner

Join Capital Area District Library for activities, crafts, and hourly story times with CURIOUS GEORGE! Find out more information about CADL and the many resources it can offer your whole family. Also grab your library card, as sign up will be available!

Lansing Doula Network

Meet the Lansing Doula Network for information, education, and support. The LDN’s goals include creating a network of doulas and providing support through professional development opportunities, helping improve community knowledge of doulas, increasing the number of births attended by doulas in Ingham county and improving birth outcomes in Ingham County.

Stop by throughout the day to learn comfort measure techniques for pregnancy and labor!

Little Learners

As a new parent, it is easy to forget that you are your child’s first teacher, and learning starts from day one! Stop by and learn how reading, singing, and other simple activities can support optimal development and strong relationships between caregiver and child. Meet experts from Capital Area District Libraries and the Kindergarten Readiness Committee who will be providing parent information to foster your child’s social, emotional, and intellectual growth!

Ma Spa

Relaxation? We think so! Stop by and meet local massage therapists and estheticians who can show you how to relax in five minutes or less. Zoom by and zone out – you deserve it!

Main Stage

Fun, interactive workshops for toddlers and children happening ALL DAY!

10:30 Sigh Studio of Music

11:15 Stories on the Move

12:00 Pure Performance Arts

12:45 Aux Petits Soins

1:30 McCartney Irish Dance

Mid-Michigan Babywearers

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Learn how to bond with your baby, free up your hands, and enjoy safe babywearing with the certified and trained leadership team from Mid-Michigan Babywearers. Become a member today and receive a special discount on your one year membership! MMBW will also be giving away prizes, so make sure you stop by to meet the team!

10-11 Show us Whatcha Got! Show us yours, or we will show you ours 😉 Our volunteers can help troubleshoot your carriers or get you into one of ours.
11-11:30 Babywearing 101. Curious about wearing your baby? Join us for a class that covers the basics, including types of carriers, how to use them, and reasons to love keeping your babies close enough to kiss!
11:30-12:30 Show us Whatcha Got! Show us yours, or we will show you ours 😉 Our volunteers can help troubleshoot your carriers or get you into one of ours.
12:30-1 Babywearing 101. Curious about wearing your baby? Join us for a class that covers the basics, including types of carriers, how to use them, and reasons to love keeping your babies close enough to kiss!
1-2 Show us Whatcha Got! Show us yours, or we will show you ours 😉 Our volunteers can help troubleshoot your carriers or get you into one of ours.

Rock & Rest

Take a load off, stay a while. Find comfy chairs to feed your baby and a place to change diapers inside the event hall. Local lactation experts from La Leche League of East Lansing will be on hand if you need immediate support. Change baby in style at our diaper change area, supported by Platinum sponsor Little Green Branches!

Safety Central

There are lots of ways to keep your family safe. Stop by and meet Willow Tree’s resident Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST), Firefighters from City of Lansing Fire Department, and other local area safety experts.

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