Event Date & Time

Saturday, September 8, 2018
11:00am - 4:00pm

Event Location

Bank of Springfield Center
1 Convention Center Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701
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About Springfield Kidz Expo

Looking for an exciting, affordable and fun day out with your family? Then don't miss the inaugural Springfield Kidz Expo.

Kidz Expo is a fun-filled day for babies, toddlers, kids, tweens and families to play and learn about all the important aspects of raising happy, healthy kids. Families can spend time together and make lasting memories, all while enjoying activities, shopping and entertainment. Visit vendor booths, sample food & drink, play on inflatable bounce houses, and much, much more. Enjoy free face painting, balloon animals, pictures with costume characters, magicians and on-going entertainment throughout the day.

Kidz Expo is presented by State Journal-Register.

Special Guest

Kira Kosarin

Phoebe on The Thundermans
Kira is best known for her starring role as 'Phoebe Thunderman' in the hit series, THE THUNDERMANS on Nickelodeon. The series just wrapped it's 4 th and final season and 103rd episode on-air. In addition to the show being consistently tapped as Nickelodeon's #1 series and winning the KCA 2016 'Favorite TV Show', Kira has also been nominated 3 years in a row for the KID'S CHOICE AWARDS for 'Favorite TV Actress' category and was just seen guest hosting the 2017 KIDS CHOICE AWARDS alongside John Cena.
Kira will next be seen starring in the new anthology series for Awesomeness, TV, LOVE DAILY, as well as a role in the upcoming post-apocalyptic thriller feature film, RADIOFLASH, alongside Dominic Monaghan.

Special Guest

Black Panther

Rightful King of Wakanda
Come to Meet Black Panther in person! Have your photo taken and build a lasting memory for your Family! Join this Avengers at the Springfield Kidz Expo!

Black Panther
T'Challa is a brilliant tactician, strategist, scientist, tracker and a master of all forms of unarmed combat whose unique hybrid fighting style incorporates acrobatics and aspects of animal mimicry. T'Challa being a royal descendant of a warrior race is also a master of armed combat, able to use a variety of weapons but prefers unarmed combat. He is a master planner who always thinks several steps ahead and will go to extreme measures to achieve his goals and protect the kingdom of Wak



Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 at the door. Family Pack for four is $20 in advance or $25.00 at the door.. Kids 3 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased by clicking "Buy Tickets"


Food and drinks will be onsite and provided by the Bank of Springfield Center and several vendors.


Parking in lots located around the Bank of Springfield Center.