* indicates that these activities have an additional charge.

Bounce Houses

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Fun Play Inflatables

Kids will enjoy the four bounce houses at the Madison Kids Expo. One bounce house is designated specifically for toddlers only.

DOWNLOAD THE PLAY WAIVER!

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

Face Painting*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: $5-$10, based on selected design

Presented by Life’s A Party Face Painting and Painted Faces by Nonny

Stop by one of our face painting booths for a fun face painting experience that your kids will love!

Rainbow Play Systems Playground

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Rainbow Play Systems of southern Wisconsin

Climb, swing and slide your way around this fun indoor playground, courtesy of Rainbow Play Systems of southern Wisconsin. Rainbow Play Systems has been helping families make childhood memories for over 30 years.

Petting Zoo

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE 

Presented by Jo Don Farms

Come enjoy the animals of Jo Don Farms! Our Petting Zoo is free to enjoy for all ages. Cups of feed will be available for purchase outside the attraction.

Pony Rides*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: $6 per pony ride

Presented by Jo Don Farms

Children ages 1-10 years of age and or under 100 lbs can enjoy a pony ride at $6.00 each.

Camel Rides*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: $6 per camel ride

Presented by Jo Don Farms

Children can enjoy a camel ride at $6.00 each.

Princess Meet and Greet

Time: 12:15 pm Sing-a-Long on the Main Stage  |  12:45 pm Meet-and-Greet
Cost: FREE

Presented by Fairytale Birthday Company

Fairytale Birthday Company LLC will delight and amaze your children, as their favorite fairytale princesses come to life on stage!  The princesses sing and dance on the Main Stage, and will be available for photo opportunities at their booth.

SATURDAY:

Our Saturday featured performers will be the Arabian Princess, Frost Queen, Snow princess, Troll Princess and Mermaid Princess!

SUNDAY:

Our Sunday featured performers will be the Spanish Rose Princess, Scottish Princess, Beauty Princess, Fairy Princess and Mermaid Princess!

Rock Painting*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: 2 rocks for $5

Presented by Expressively You

Use paint markers to transform a rock into a painted masterpiece in about 5 minutes. 

Sticker Canvas Painting*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: $10 per canvas painting

Presented by Expressively You

Create a masterpiece in just 10-15 minutes alongside your family as you paint around a silhouette of a favorite think on an 8″x10″ canvas. 

Expressive Portrait Caricatures*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: $10 per face

Presented by Expressively You

Get a hand-drawn portrait caricature to commemorate the family! 

Stuff n Luv: Create a Stuffed Animal*

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: Prices will vary.

Presented by Stuff n Luv 

Stop by the Stuff n Luv booth to build a stuffed animal with your child that they will love and cherish! 

Climbing Wall

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Fun Play Inflatables

See if you have what it takes to climb to the top!

DOWNLOAD THE PLAY WAIVER!

Please note that all children playing on the inflatables and/or climbing wall 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!

Fire Truck Tours

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Town of Madison Fire Department

The Town of Madison Fire Department will have a fire truck on-site, as well as real firefighters to talk with the kids about fire safety. 

Tiki Shots Photo Booth

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Tiki Shots Photo Booth

Stop by for a fun photo booth experience for Kids Expo attendees of all ages. Each group takes home one fun print out of the pictures they created.

Zoo-to-you program

Open all day Saturday + Sunday; animals on-site from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm only
Cost: FREE

Presented by Henry Vilas Zoo

Get up close and personal with live animals from the Henry Vilas Zoo!  Come and enjoy a meet and greet 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!

Speed Pitch

Open all day Saturday + Sunday
Cost: FREE

Presented by Fun Play Inflatables 

See how fast you can pitch at our inflatable speed pitch with radar booth! This game is for kids, teens and adults.