Free Family Entertainment
You don't need another outing that costs a fortune to attend! That's why we are so excited to bring you a great range of FREE, high quality entertainment to enjoy with the kids!
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND:
ELMO & COOKIE MONSTER!!
Join Elmo, Cookie Monster & our Live Host for singing and dancing at their bright, energetic show on the Main Stage. PLUS a MEET & GREET afte each show where you can share a cuddles and capture a picture. Click here for more info
NOTE: Limited numbers apply for each MEET & GREET.
2014 LOCAL ACTS - **COMING SOON**
Some of last year's local entertainment talent, includes:
★ Fabulous Lemon Drops ★
Get ready to jump, twist and shake with the Fabulous Lemon Drops, Australia’s high-energy rock band for kids! Their show features upbeat, interactive and original music for children, and is guaranteed to have everyone jumping up and down.
Their unique sound combines meaningful lyrics with catchy tunes that immediately connect with family audiences everywhere. They hope to inspire everyone to love the Earth, have fun, and celebrate life through music and dance. The Fabulous Lemon Drops also conduct weekly music classes for parents and toddlers. These classes are designed to empower children to express themselves through singing, dancing, and interacting with other children. The classes also provide opportunities to learn new songs, new skills and have heaps of fun in the process.
★ Peebo and Dagwood ★
Brisbane’s favourite clown duo, Peebo & Dagwood, perform their famous magic show which is filled with loads of laughter, fun and mayhem and their real rabbit, ‘Stewy’!
Peebo & Dagwood wow their audiences of all ages, leaving them wanting more!
★ Cassi Hilbers ★
Has Queensland got talent? Look no further than Cassi Hilbers, an amazing 11 yo singer/songwriter from the Sunshine Coast! Cassi has been writing songs since the age of 9 & absolutely LOVES singing, dancing & acting. Cassi Hilbers is the current ‘face’ of Urban Angel at Pumpkin Patch singing her own original songs in their summer advertising campaign. She sings at charity events & visits kids in hospital. She says “if my singing can put a smile on someone’s face, then I’ll be a happy girl!”
★ Julian & his Big RED Box of Magic ★
Anywhere there are kids and families, Julian and his Big Red Box of Magic is just what the doctor ordered. Julian's feel-good magic makes everybody happy.
Delight in the knee slapping antics of Julian's friends: Peeky The Cheeky Monkey, Dickens the Dog & Hernando the World's Strongest Flea.
There's juggling, comedy & AMAZING balloons. Every show features Julian's EFZ ..the Embarrassment Free Zone. Julian is committed to ensuring every child leaves the stage a more confident person with a grin from ear to ear.
★ Gilmour Dance Centre ★
For all the budding little dancers at the Expo, don’t miss the talented troupe of kids from the Gilmour Dance Centre performing their exciting routines on stage.
Gilmour Dance Centre, located at Bray Park on the Northside, has been providing quality dance education since 1994. A technical dance studio, Gilmour Dance Centre prides itself on providing friendly, caring, professional, and personalised tuition in all facets of dance. Gilmour Dance Studio specialises in children’s classes through to adult dance classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, Funk & Contemporary genres.
Check out our Creative Dance classes for 3-5 year olds!
ALL DAY FREE ACTIVITIES
These activities run throughout the day at various locations:
Come play, learn & explore in this unique educational play area that has been custom made just for the Expo. The Comfyland Experience gives children aged from 1 to 6 years age-appropriate mental and physical activities in a dynamic and safe surrounding. They will enjoy the rich and exciting world of the interactive software, with options to play in 20 different languages! View their informative video here. or visit www.comfyland.com.au
Old MacDonald’s Animal Farm
Enjoy special moments as you feed, brush & cuddle animals at Old MacDonald’s Animal Farm.
Toddler Kindy Roo Activities
Your little ones will love the mini Toddler Kindy Roo activities, plus it allows them to burn off some of that energy!
The activities allow your child to enjoy a sample of Playgroup informal play which helps develop new skills.
Faces By Ainslie
You can be guaranteed smiles when your child has been face painted by Faces By Ainslie. Sparkles and swirls, or gory and gross, Ainslie will ensure the most professional, vibrant, eye catching and photo worthy designs for little faces. Priced from just $5
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