FULL STAGE OF MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
FAMILY ADVENTURE AREAS
DOZENS OF ACTIVITIES
DREAM DISCOVERY STAGE & PLAY ZONE
The Kansas KidsFest was created in 2016 by brothers Nick and Zach Haney. Attracting a crowd of more than 2,000 in the first year, the goal was to create a family festival that would serve as a vehicle to promote a children's organization every year.
The event launched at the Kansas Expocentre inside Exhibition Hall.
2019 EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
Fun is what we’re all about!
The all-day festival is chock full of ways to have a great time, whether you’re walking around or playing.
The KANSAS KIDSFEST is located in the heart of Topeka at the Kansas Expocentre's Exhibition Hall.
Destination address: 1 Expocentre Dr, Topeka, KS 66612
There is plenty of parking at the Kansas Expocentre and parking is free for the Kansas KidsFest.
Do you accept credit cards? Yes. We accept credit cards, debit cards, and cash at the Admission Booths and Coupon Booths.
Do you have ATMs on-site? Yes. There is an ATM located in the Expocentre.
Are there any additional costs other than the admission fee? All of the inflatables, games, and entertainment is provided with the admission to Kansas KidsFest. Some vendors will be selling things and food is additional.
Can I leave The Festival and re-enter without paying? Yes, your child must keep their wristband on in order to play on the inflatables again though..
Can we bring in food & drinks? How about for our infant child? Outside food and drinks are not allowed inside the Festival gates. However, special food for infants and toddlers is allowed.
Can we bring strollers, wagons and/or wheelchairs? Yes! All areas of the Festival are accessible for strollers, wagons and wheelchairs.
Can we bring pets? Sorry, the Kansas Expocentre regulations prohibit pets (including dogs, amphibians, reptiles and snakes) from attending. Assistance dogs are allowed.
Any rules we should know about? To ensure a safe, enjoyable event, the following items should be left at home: beverages, food, alcoholic beverages, ice chests/coolers, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards, hoverboards, grills, weapons, fireworks, umbrellas and laser pointers. Food for infants and special dietary concerns are excluded.
Do you issue rain checks? No rain checks are given. The majority of Kansas KidsFest takes place inside and will not be impacted by the weather.
Is there public transportation to the festival? You can take the Topeka Metro Bus to the Kansas Expocentre.
How do I pay for Vendor purchases? There are a number of Vendors throughout the festival selling fun, quality merchandise. Each market vendor determines what form of payment they will accept.