2021 KidsLinked Westerville WinterFest & Carnival presented by Fairway Mortgage

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December 12, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM


Clements Recreation Center
180 Center St.
Westerville, OH 43081

2021 KidsLinked Westerville WinterFest & Carnival presented by Fairway Mortgage

Sunday, 12/12 Noon-3pm
Clements Recreation Center, 180 Center St., Westerville

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This is the big one! It has so much holiday fun and fun carnival food! You can visit Santa, drop off with list, do a sleigh ride, free ornaments, huge bounce park, coloring contest, free candy canes & lollipop game, carnival food, holiday music, balloon artist, holiday shopping, free cotton candy, cookies, popcorn, hot chocolate and more. Also packet pickup for Run the Lights - magical 3-mile run/walk through Butch Bando's Fantasy of Lights. Plus, an exciting VIP bag and more activities! Hurry, this event has everything and will sell out!

** First 500 Receive FREE Hot Chocolate!**

Register Now Opportunities!!

Pre-register to insure you receive the neat items below - limited quantity (will fill up fast) - Click on "Register" for items below:

  • Event Entry Options (Admission Free):
    1. SOLD OUT Entry Option #1: VIP Entry (FREE) Early Entry (Noon - 1PM ) + VIP Bag + Santa Visit (LIMIT 80 - 1 per family)
    2. SOLD OUT Entry Option #2 : GOLD PASS ($10 Pre-register or $12 at Event): Early Entry (Noon-1PM) + VIP Bag + Santa Visit + Unlimited Bounce Park + Carnival Food (Pick 1 Hot Dog/Pretzel/Nachos) + FREE Snow Trails Pass (Lift Ticket/Rentals/Lessons $150 value) (LIMIT 75 - 1 per child)
    3. Entry Option #3 : SILVER PASS ($9 Pre-register or $11 at Event): Early Entry (Noon-1PM) + Santa Visit 1PM - 2:30PM + Unlimited Bounce Park + Carnival Food (Pick 1 Hot Dog/Pretzel/Nachos) (LIMIT 50 - 1 per child)
    4. Entry Option #3: General Entry (FREE) Entry to the event 1 - 3PM. Free entry or $2 fee per person at event (LIMIT 200 - 1 per family)
  • Add On Bounce Park / Food Options / Santa Options - Huge Bounce Park:
    1. Bounce Park Only (Limit 150): Unlimited access to Bounce Park $6 / per person or $8 at event
    2. Carnival Food Pass (Limit 50): Pick 2 items - Giant Pretzel, Hot Dog, or Nachos: $7 per person or $9 at event
    3. Santa Pass (Limit 50): See Santa between 1-2:30PM. Do not select this option if doing VIP Entry or GOLD Pass, because Santa visit is already included these items. (1 per family - FREE)
  • Add-On Fun Activities:
    1. Sleigh Ride! (Noon-3PM - limit 40): Have a fun sleigh ride with the entire family! Enjoy a nice outdoor sleigh ride $10 per family (seats 5-6 max)
    2. Holiday Ornament + Mystery Prize Wheel! FREE (LIMIT 300 -Noon-2PM): Pick from a variety of ornaments then spin the Mystery Wheel to win a prize - Super Fun!
    3. Holiday Coloring Contest - FREE (2PM - coloring time Noon-1:45PM): Prizes for everyone that enters, multiple winners each round! We will provide coloring sheets or get an advanced start (see link) Entry must be completed by 1:45PM: CLICK HERE
    4. Candy Cane Game - FREE (LIMIT 300 - Noon-2PM): Play this fun candy cane game where you will pick various colors (like Candyland) to determine which candy cane you win! Very fun.
    5. Run the Lights (race on 12/19): Festival is also packet pickup for this magical 3-or 6-mile run/walk through the Butch Bando's Fantasy of Lights! $5 off using this link: CLICK HERE

VIP Bag Includes 1 free drink coupon to Tim Hortons, free activity to Scene 75, BOGO Airhouse Columbus, Texas Roadhouse free appetizer, free kids' meal 101 Beer Kitchen, 50% off oil Change or fee to Boyd's Tire (random distribution), BOGO to Lazer Tag pass to Lazer Kraze, $10 Power Card or $20 for $20 coupon to Dave & Busters, sunglasses, hand sanitizer, and much more!

Santa Visit Details: If you sign up for VIP Entry or Diamond Bounce Pass you receive early visit hours with Santa Noon-2:30PM! For the "Santa Pass" your visit hours are 1-2:30PM. Registration required for Santa visit.

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Event Details (Indoors):

  • Where: Otterbein Clements Center (180 Center St, Westerville, OH 43081)
  • When: Sunday, December 12th from Noon - 3PM (Noon-1PM VIP Entry / 1-3PM General Admission)
  • Fun items: Fun holiday event that includes special visit with Santa Claus, huge bounce park, drop off wish list, candy cane game, free ornaments/prize wheel, balloon artist, face painter, sleigh rides, holiday music, coloring contest, free cotton candy, popcorn, and cookies, and more.
  • What to do at the event: Holiday shopping!! Find local resources, classes, products and services for your kids and families. Pet products & services! Carnival food! Plus discover and shop for neat things for your home.
  • How it works: Start at the KidsLinked booth (located just inside the main entrance of the Clements Center). From there you can receive whatever item you signed up to do or directions on where to start the fun. The packet pickup for Run the Lights will also be located in the building. Inside the center will be the ornaments, prize wheel, balloon artist, face painter and more. Santa Claus will be in the building.
  • Admission: FREE (if you register ahead of time or $2 at the event)!

Event Schedule:

  • Noon: VIP Entry Opens + VIP bounce houses!
  • 12:15PM: Sleigh Ride and Santa Visits Start
  • 1PM General Entry Opens
  • 2PM Coloring Contest Starts
  • 2:45PM Santa Visits End
  • 3PM: Event Ends - thanks for coming!

Make sure you pre-register to participate for all the fun activities!

Register Now!

Please check out Fairway Mortgage for any of home financing needs: CLICK HERE!

Interested in being a Vendor?

CLICK HERE for vendor opportunities!

How it works:

Step 1: Click on "Register"

Step 2: Register for any of the fun items

Step 3: Your registration will be added to the respective list of what you are registering.

Step 4: Arrive to the event during your assigned time (depending on your entry time) the day of the event / your name will be checked off the list for entry.

Step 5: Have fun!

Please share the event with family and friends! We look forward to seeing you soon!

December 12, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM


Clements Recreation Center
180 Center St.
Westerville, OH 43081