There are so many fun things happening! Look below for workshops (times in RED!)
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 Chris the Balloon Twister, the League of Enchantment, and Baby Bobby Party Entertainment to keep you and your family busy!
Willow Tree Main Stage
presented by Sigh Studio of Music
Fun, interactive workshops for toddlers and children happening ALL DAY!
11:00 Merry Music Maker
11:45 Family Yoga with Taylor Bodell
12:30 McCartney Irish Dance
1:15 Sigh Studio of Music
2:00 Stories on the Move®
Visit Blue Cross Complete of Michigan’s Healthy Habits Lounge to learn how to keep your family healthy.
There you can:
- Enjoy healthy cooking demonstrations by Chef Paul.
- Sample tasty, kid-friendly recipes.
- Ask our registered nurse your pregnancy questions.
- Learn about Blue Cross Complete’s benefits.
- Learn about Healthy Kids Dental coverage for all kids under age 21.
- Learn about our Bright Start® program for pregnant moms.
- Get your blood pressure checked.
- Take a family selfie at our Blue Cross Complete selfie station.
- Enter the drawing for the mega mom and baby prize basket.
Macaroni Kid East Lansing-Okemos-Haslett and Macaroni Kid Lansing is all about finding your family local fun and making memories in our community. We believe that starts at the very beginning. Visit our Milestone Memories Exhibit where you can document these special times using our photo backdrop and props. Take pictures of your baby bump and monthly/yearly milestone pictures of your kids using your camera phone. While you’re there, learn about our free family event calendar, enter some fun giveaways and do a craft.
The Greater Lansing Baby Fair has programming for all! Join local dads from Willow Tree Family Center and more for knowledge, camaraderie, and support. There will be a lounge for Dads to connect and learn.
Join Capital Area District Library for activities, crafts, and hourly story times with some of your favorite characters! 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!
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, WKAR Family, and The Great Start Collaborative who will be providing parent information to foster your child’s social, emotional, and intellectual growth!
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!
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 the Capital Area Breastfeeding Coalition will be on hand if you need immediate support.
There are lots of ways to keep your family safe. Stop by and meet Child Passenger Safety Technicians (CPST) and other local area safety experts including Lansing Fire Department, Lansing Police Department, Do1Thing, and more!
Self Care Space
Relaxation? We think so! Stop by and meet local folks who can show you how to relax in five minutes or less. Zoom by and zone out – you deserve it!