2024 KidsLinked Columbus Baby & Kids Galleria Event Presented by Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians

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February 25, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM

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Polaris Fashion Place
1500 Polaris Pkwy.
Columbus, OH 43240

2024 KidsLinked Columbus Baby & Kids Galleria Event Presented by Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians

Sunday, 2/25/24 Noon-3pm

Polaris Fashion Place, 1500 Polaris Pkwy., Columbus

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We are excited to invite your family and friends to the 8th annual KidsLinked Greater Columbus Baby & Kids Galleria-Expo Event presented by Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians on Sunday, 2/25! This fun event is a great resource event for pregnant to parents of newborns to 10 years old to find health resources, care options, latest baby or kid's products and services, classes, programs, care, shopping, items for your home and more!

Register now for all the fun including Candyland scavenger hunt with candy stops, special area to win rubber ducks & other prizes, spin our prize wheel, lollipop game, duck matching game, lucky coin, prize pinball. Fun contests, including Daddy Diaper Changing Contest, Cute Kid Outfit Fashion Contest and Candyland Tournament. Entertainment including princess and superhero, Candyland Tournament, magician performance, balloon artist, face painter, music performances and story time at the stage. Free food includes cotton candy, cookies and popcorn. Mommy & Me Walk – register now for most fun ever on a walk with up to 7 fun stops – last stop is a free stuffed animal!

-- First 50 Free Snow Trails Experience Pass Includes: Lift Ticket, Equipment Rental, and Group Lesson ($150 value!) – 1 per family

-- First 200 receive a free treat from Tim Hortons!

-- Special VIP Bag – Must pre-register for Diamond Entry (see below)!-+

Thanks to Mater Academy Preparatory for being a Premier Sponsor!

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This event benefits the Columbus Diaper Coalition.

The Columbus Diaper Coalition is a diaper bank with a mission to provide free diapers to families who are suffering from financial difficulties and are experiencing diaper need. They believe every baby should have access to clean diapers, a basic human need and is essential to their health and well-being.


Please bring to donate, new or loose, open packs or sleeves of diapers in sizes newborn to size 7, pull-ups all sizes, or new baby wipes. The critical need are sizes 5 and 6, pull-ups and baby wipes. Financial donations are welcome and boost purchasing power to buy diapers at their bulk discount rate. For more ways to give, CLICK HERE.


EVENT REGISTRATION OPPORTUNITIES:
EVENT ADMISSION - FREE (Pick 1)!

Pre-register for the fun items below (will fill up fast) - Click on "Register"

1. DIAMOND ENTRY Option #1: FREE- LIMIT 150: Admits entire family:

  • Early Entry - Candyland Scavenger Hunt Pass (Noon-1PM)!
  • VIP Bag*

2.GOLD ENTRY Option #2: FREE- LIMIT 300: Admits entire family:

  • General Entry - Candyland Scavenger Hunt Pass (1PM-3PM)!
  • $2 at event if not pre-registered

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ADD-ON FUN ITEMS (All FREE!):

  1. Daddy Diaper Tournament (Stage 12:30PM): Dads compete to see who can change a diaper the fastest - tournament style! Dads will change diaper on a baby doll. Fun and win prizes!
  2. Cute Kids Outfit Contest (Stage 12:45PM): Enter your kiddo and put them in any cute outfit! Broken into rounds. Winners of each round, and overall winner receives $50 to Dave & Buster's of Polaris!
  3. Candyland Tournament (Stage 2:30PM): 1:30PM – Kids play area in front of Big Air Trampoline Park): Play the Candyland Game – tournament style! Classic game with 4 players to a board. Win and go to the next round to win prizes for the top 4 overall by age group. All players receive a prize. Age Groups (0-6 / 7-11 / 12 – 17 / Adult)
  4. Candyland Scavenger Hunt Pass! (See Entry Options above - Limit 450 - FREE): Stops for the Scavenger Hunt Include:
  • Mystery Prize Wheel: Receive 1 spin on the fun prize wheel to win one of 8 different prizes!
  • Duck Matching Game - Win Special Prize: Play the Duck Matching game to win either a rubber duck, bubbles, or squishy toy!
  • Character Meet & Greet: Meet a princess and a superhero! Special picture area, chance to chat with the character and get an autograph.
  • Lollipop Game: Play this fun lollipop game where you will pick various lollipops (rainbow, Blow Pops, and other fun lollipops) based on a fun game!
  • Lucky Coin Game: Pick out of our lucky treasure pot and get either our St. Patrick’s Day green or silver coin to win a prize!
  • Prize Pinball Game: Get 1 try on this fun pinball game to win 1 of several different neat prizes – yeah!
  • Candy Destinations: 9 Candy stops during the Scavenger Hunt

VIP Bag Includes (Limit 150): 1 free coupon for 10 pack of Timbits at Tim Hortons, $10 Power Card or $20 for $20 coupon to Dave & Buster's, one free kid's meal for Texas Roadhouse, one free kids’ meal to Chuy's Mexican Restaurant, mini stuffed animal from Geico and more!

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Mommy & Me Walk (11:20AM) Register/More Details: CLICK HERE!

SUPER SALE ALERT (Ends 1/26): Save $2 off any walking distance - as low as $8!

Fun Candyland Fun Course & Stations: This super fun walk is a winding path through the Polaris Fashion Place (all lower level). Like Candyland you’ll stop by up to 7 fun stations and finish at Big Air Trampoline Park!

  • Fun Station #1 (All): Rubber Ducks!
  • Fun Station #2 (.5 & 1 Mile Only): Squishy Toy
  • Fun Station #3 (.5 & 1 Mile Only): Cookies
  • Fun Station #4 (1 Mile Only): Fun Ball – you choose!
  • Fun Station #5 (1 Mile Only): Animal Erasers
  • Fun Station #6 (1 Mile Only): Candy Station!
  • Fun Station #7 (ALL): Free Stuffed Animal – you pick!!
  • Finish Line (ALL): Finish Line Medal + Free Access to Bounce Park at Big Air Trampoline Park (Noon – 1PM)

Register now to guarantee your chance for this walk: CLICK HERE

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EVENT DETAILS (Indoors):

  • What: 8th Annual KidsLinked Baby & Kids Galleria Event presented by Ohio Ent & Allergy Physicians
  • Where: Polaris Fashion Place (1500 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240)
  • Where to Start: Lower level of the mall, center court in front of JCPenney
  • When: Sunday, February 25th from Noon - 3PM (Noon-1PM - Diamond VIP Scavenger Hunt / 1-3PM Gold Entry - Scavenger Hunt)
  • FUN ITEMS: Candyland Scavenger Hunt with candy stops, special area to win rubber ducks & other prizes, spin our prize wheel, lollipop game, duck matching game, lucky coin, prize pinball. Fun contests, including Daddy Diaper Changing Contest, Cute Kid Outfit Fashion Contest and Candyland Tournament. Entertainment including princess and superhero, Candyland Tournament, magician performance, balloon artist, face painter, music performances & story time at the stage. Free food includes cotton candy, cookies, and popcorn. Mommy & Me Walk – register now for most fun ever on a walk with up to 7 fun stops – last stop is a free stuffed animal!
  • What to do at the event: Resource event for pregnant to parents of newborns through 10-year-olds to find health resources, care options, latest baby or kid's products and services, classes, programs, care, shopping, items for your home and more!
  • How it works: Start at the KidsLinked booth (located at the lower level of the Polaris Fashion Place – Center court indoor, in front of JCPenney). From there you can receive whatever item you signed up to do or directions on where to start the fun. So many neat things for your family!
  • Admission: Free!

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EVENT SCHEDULE:

  • 11:00: Mommy & Me Walk Packet Pickup Opens
  • ​11:20: Mommy Mile Starts (Wave 1)
  • 11:30: Mommy Mile Starts (Wave 2)
  • NOON: DIAMOND VIP ENTRY - Scavenger Hunt Entry Opens
  • Noon: School of Rock Performance (Main Stage)
  • 12:30: Daddy Diaper Changing Tournament (Main Stage)
  • 12:50: Cute Kid Outfit Contest (Main Stage)
  • 1​:00: GOLD GENERAL - Scavenger Hunt Opens
  • 1:10: Princess & Superhero Performance – Paulette’s Princess Party (Main Stage)
  • 1:25​: Leap of Faith Dance Performance (Main Stage)
  • 1:30: Candyland Tournament (Kids Play Area – in front of Big Air Trampoline Park)
  • 1​:40:​ Magician​ – Magical Mr. J (Main Stage​)
  • 2​:10:​ Learn, Sing, Grow – Singing, Stories, and more! (Main Stage​)
  • 2​:30:​ Magician​ – Magical Mr. J (Main Stage​)
  • EVENT ENDS - Thanks for Coming!

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

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Interested in being a Vendor?

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, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

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Event
February 25, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM