The information below is from our 2018 event, which took place March 3-4 at the Alliant Energy Center.  Stay tuned for information about our 2019 event!


Fun Play Inflatables

Open all day Saturday + Sunday


Back for their seventh year with Madison Kids Expo, Fun Play Inflatables offers a variety of inflatable units to play on during the event. Visit the Play Zone section to bounce, jump and slide the day away!

Please note that all children playing on the inflatables must have a completed waiver. You can fill it out ahead of time to save time at the expo. Just download using the link to the left, print it & bring it with you!


Left Turn Only Maze

Presented By Madison Challenge Course, Booth 815

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Participants will enter a 30' x 40’ walking maze with a plastic tarp that has simulated city streets labeled on it.

You will then develop a plan to solve the maze by not making a left turn at the intersections.


Zoo-to-You Program 
Presented by Henry Vilas Zoo

Shows will take place at Booth 200
Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. 
Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. 

Get up close and personal with live animals from the Henry Vilas Zoo!  Come and enjoy a 30-minute educational and fun program about these amazing creatures! Some of our animals may be available for guests to gently touch. The program is presented by members of the Education Department at the Henry Vilas Zoo. At the Vilas Zoo, we’re committed to conservation and education. Come check out our exhibit booth while you’re here!


Expressive Portrait Drawings

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Artist Lindsey LaPlant draws kids and adults in a quick, expressive way to capture and preserve faces in the moment.  In about 5 minutes, Expressive Lindsey will capture a precious face of a loved one that is frame-ready for only $5 per face during the expo!  Expressively You offers portrait keepsakes and paint workshops at birthdays and other special events.


Madison International Speedway NASCAR Fun

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

See NASCAR race cars up close and even meet some of the drivers from Madison International Speedway.

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REACH-A-Child: Helping First Responders Comfort Children-In-Crisis

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Kids will be able to come grab a book or activity book to take home with them. Also an opportunity to learn about REACH-A-Child and how we help First Responders comfort children in traumatic situations.


Toddler Play Area at One City Schools' Booth

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Come learn, play and engage at the One City Schools booth!  Perfect for kids ages 0-5, the booth will offer hands-on learning and play experiences in a comfortable and safe setting.


Tiki Shots Photo Booth

Presented By Amy & Richard 'Skeeter' Stull

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

We will be providing a fun photo booth experience for Kids Expo attenders of all ages.

Each group takes home one fun print out of the pictures they created.

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Ultrazone Laser Tag

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Ultrazone - Wisconsin’s only Portable Laser Tag!  Back again, bringing excitement and thrills to the Kids Expo.  Come experience for yourself!

Boulders Climbing Gym

Open all day Saturday + Sunday

Come join Boulders Climbing Gym's portable wall at the Kids Expo. It provides a fun, unique feature for this event.