2012 marks the 2nd annual event for Everything Kids Fest celebrating children and promoting healthy and happy families. Interactive activities, live animal shows, a petting zoo, pony rides and a huge play zone with inflatables are sure to be the highlights of the show.
When is Everything Kids Fest?Saturday and Sunday, November 17 and 18, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where is it?Everything Kids Fest will be held at the Reach 11 Sports Complex in North Scottsdale.
How do I get tickets and how much are they?Adult: $14; Children 2-17: $12; Children two and under: free. You may purchase tickets in advance online and skip the line (service charges will apply) or you can purchase tickets at the gate. Once you are inside, all activities are free. Of course, if you buy food or beverages, raffle tickets or merchandise, you'll have to pay for that. I'd bring cash.
VIP tickets are offered, allowing entry one hour before the general public and includes a youth size T-shirt.
Are discounts available?You can purchase a two-day pass for both Saturday and Sunday. Children: $20; Adults: $24. Groups of 15 or more should call for special rates.
Guests who donate a new toy will receive a $2 discount at the gate. All toys will be donated to Cardon Children’s Medical Center and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center for the young patients there.
What else should I know about Everything Kids Fest?There will be special appearances including members of the Arizona Rattlers who will host a mini-football clinic. Representatives from Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium who will host an on-stage show with live birds, mammals and reptiles from around the world. Some of your favorite characters will be there, too, like Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother, the Little Mermaid, Tinkerbell, Peter Pan and Beauty from Beauty and the Beast. See the schedule for appearances.
Everything Kids Fest will bring several os Arizona’s sports team mascots together for a friendly Olympic-style competition. The Mascot Olympics will be held on both days (Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m.). The Mascot Olympics will feature Baxter, Arizona Diamondbacks; Gorilla, Phoenix Suns; Howler, Phoenix Coyotes; Louie the Lumberjack, Northern Arizona University; Scorch, Phoenix Mercury; and Stryker D. Rattler, Arizona Rattlers.
Get there early! The first 1,000 families each day will receive a grab bag filled with promotional items, samples and coupons
Once you are in the event, you can't leave and come back without purchasing another ticket.
What if I have more questions?For more information, visit Everything Kids Fest online.
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.