2024 KidsLinked Columbus Children's Festival presented by Meijer

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June 15, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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Website:
Address:
SportsOhio
6314 Cosgray Rd.
Dublin , OH 43016

2024 KidsLinked Columbus Children's Festival presented by Meijer
Saturday, June 15th 10AM-4PM
SportsOhio, 6314 Cosgray Rd., Dublin
Register Now!

In its 13th year, this is the family festival of the year! It has so much to offer your family, including Columbus Bubble Run, Teenage Mutant Ninja concert, huge bounce park, largest carnival game area, Bluey & Friends Breakfast Buffet, gyroscope ride, climbing wall, mini merry-go-round, Rock N Roll tumbler ride, inflatable maze, mini golf, pony rides, barrel train, candy hunt and two stages of entertainment. Enter the Columbus Talent Contest presented by Raising Cane's, Best Buckeye Outfit Contest, family bingo, and Teacher of the Year Awards. Enjoy fun food, lollipops, games, a magician, world famous dog show, juggler, balloon artist, face painter, fun prize wheel, duck matching games (win different prizes!), prize pinball game, and free popcorn, free cotton candy, and free cookies. Plus, food and treat trucks, shopping, and classes and programs for your kids. Come support local businesses by visiting their booth, find things for the family, your home and more. Find lots of summer camps from day to overnight camps. Sign up soon! This will fill up fast!

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

EVENT REGISTRATION OPPORTUNITIES!
EVENT ADMISSION - FREE (Pick only 1):
Pre-register for the fun items below (will fill up fast) - Click on "Register"

1. DIAMOND Entry - Option #1: FREE - LIMIT 200: Admits entire family:
  • Early Entry (10AM – 11AM)
  • VIP Bag*!
2. GOLD Entry - Option #2: FREE - LIMIT 500: Admits entire family:
  • General Entry (11AM - 1PM) or $2 per person at the event.
3. Everything Pass (Limit 200) $15 - PRESALE ONLY – (Per Person) - $30 value!
  • Early Entry (10AM-11AM) – (Includes all adults in party)
  • 10 Activity Tickets (used for carnival games, character meet & treat, climbing wall, gyroscope ride, mini merry-go-round, barrel train, mini golf, Rock N Roller; most rides 2 tickets)
  • Unlimited Bounce Park – 8 items! (All day)
  • Fun Pass (See below)
  • Huge VIP Bag (1 max per family)!
4. Ultimate Everything Pass – (Limit 50): $28 – Presale Only (Per Person) - $50 Value
  • Includes all items in Everything Pass!
  • Includes Columbus Bubble Run - $15 Value!
  • Includes Character Meet & Treat - Fun Breakfast - $5 value!
ADD-ON FUN ITEMS:
1. Bounce Park (Limit 200 - $8 Pre-register or $12 at event - per child):
  • Unlimited Access to huge 8 Bounce Park - includes Kabow inflatable maze
  • Activity Tickets ($6 for 3 Tickets - $3 per tickets at event) Tickets Used for:
  • CARNIVAL GAMES (All games 1 Ticket except Giant Prize Wheel 2 tickets) Play 12 fun games Frog Flipper, Tin Can, Giant Prize Wheel, Racing Pigs, Rubber Chicken Launcher, coin roller, basketball game, balloon darts, duck hunt toss. New Games – High Striker, horse race game, and bowling game! Win prizes! Super fun!
  • Gyroscope Ride, Climbing Wall, Mini Merry-Go-Round, Barrel Train, Rock N Roll Tumbler (2 Tickets): So much fun! Like riding a roller roaster!
  • Mini Golf (1 Tickets): Fun 9-hole course!

2. Bluey & Friends Breakfast Buffet (Limit 200 - 10AM -11:30AM - $6 per person) Includes the following:
  • Donut/Bagel/Muffin Buffet! (What? No biscuits??...awwww, BISCUITS!) Tons of variety from mini to large donuts, bagels, various spreads - yum! Limit 4 donuts/bagels/muffins per person.
  • Special Meet & Greet with Bluey, Bingo, and their friend Poodle Girl! Enjoy music, dancing, photo ops, and play Family Bingo with Bingo at 10:30AM!

3. Fun Pass! (Limit 500 - FREE): includes the following items:
  • Candy Hunt (2:30PM 4 & under/2:40PM ages 5-8/2:50PM ages 9-12): Super fun candy hunt in the summer! Tons of candy, prizes and more.
  • Duck Matching Game: Play to win either a water cannon, candy bracelet, bubbles or pick from candy bin!
  • Mystery Prize Wheel (10:10AM-3:50PM): Receive 1 spin on the fun prize wheel to win 1 of 8 different prizes!
  • Lollipop Game (10:10AM-3:50PM): Play this fun lollipop game where you will pick various lollipops (rainbow, Blow Pops, and other fun lollipops) based on a fun game!
  • Character Meet & Greet (12-3PM): Meet princess or superhero in a special picture area!
  • Family Bingo (10:30AM – Performance Stage): Play bingo and win great prizes! Both kids and adults can play!
  • Lucky Coin Game: Pick out of our lucky treasure pot and get either a special green or silver coin to win a prize!
  • Prize Pinball Game: Get one try on this fun pinball game to win one of several different neat prizes – yeah!

4. Columbus Talent Contest presented by Raising Cane's (12:30-2:00PM - Limit 30 - FREE - MAIN STAGE):
  • Any and all talent accepted, including music, singing, dance, comedy routine, magic or any other special talents.
  • Contestants will be divided by age with ages 11 and younger and ages 12-18.
  • Top five in each group will win special prizes and 1st place will receive $50!

5. Best Sports or Princess Outfit (11:30AM – Limit 50 – FREE – Performance Stage):
  • Come dressed in your favorite sports team or princess!
  • Multiple rounds. The top three from each round will make the finals. Two categories – sports or princess outfit!
  • Fun prizes for everyone that enters and bigger prizes for round winners and overall winners!

* VIP Bag Includes (1 per family): mini stuffed animal from Josh & Jason Haskins Geico Office, 1 free coupon for 10 pack of Timbits at Tim Hortons, Texas Roadhouse free kid's meal coupon, Chuy’s Mexican restaurant free kid's meal coupon, $10 Power Card or $25 for $25 coupon to Dave & Buster’s, free round of miniature golf from Putt N Play Family Fun Center, gifts from Meijer: chip clips, post-it notes, activity book and crayons, and more!

Columbus Bubble Run (.25, .5, 1 or 2 Mile) presented by Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians
Run or walk one of the two options below for this super fun race! New for this year – Foam Cannon. Candy Hunt + Character Meet & Treat (meet Bluey!) for .25- & .5-mile participants!

Race Registration / Learn More: Click Here!

1. Course Description (1 or 2 Mile Starts 9:20AM / .25 or .5 mile starts at 9:35AM):
  • Part 1 - Bubble Machines: Start race with our bubble machines
  • Part 2 - Slip N Slide: Run to our slip and slides filled with foam
  • Part 3 - Candy Hunt (.25 & .5 mile only): Run to a candy hunt, lots of treats and prizes!
  • Part 4 - Foam Cannon: Our new Foam Cannon – tons of foam!
  • Part 5 - Finish Line: Special Medals for 1st 10 finishers by gender (1 or 2 mile only). Finish line medal (all participants).
  • Part 6 - Post Race - Bluey & Friends Breakfast Buffet (.25- & .5-mile participants): After the race, enjoy a special breakfast with princesses, superheroes and Bluey!
2. Runners Receive the Following:
  • Admission to the Bubble Run
  • Candy hunt near the finish of the Bubble Run! (.25/.5 mile only)
  • 1 Admission to the Bluey & Friends Breakfast Buffet (.25/.5 mile only)
  • Tritan 1L sports water bottle
  • Special item from Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians
  • Special medals for 1st 10 finishers by gender (1 or 2 mile only)
  • Finish line medal
  • Finish line towel
Register soon before the race sells out! Click here to register for the race now!

Event Details (Outdoors):
  • What: 13th Annual Columbus Children's Festival presented by MEIJER!
  • Where: SportsOhio - Dublin (6314 Cosgray Rd, Dublin, OH 43016) – Across the street from field sports
  • When: Saturday, June 15th 11AM-4PM (10AM -11AM VIP Entry / 9:20AM Columbus Bubble Run)
  • FUN ITEMS, including Columbus Bubble Run, Teenage Mutant Ninja Concert, huge bounce park, largest carnival game area, Bluey & Friends Breakfast Buffet, gyroscope ride, climbing wall, mini merry-go-round, Rock N Roll tumbler ride, inflatable maze, mini golf, pony rides, barrel train, candy hunt, two stages of entertainment. Enter the Columbus Talent Contest, Best Buckeye Outfit Contest, family bingo, and Teacher of the Year Awards. Enjoy fun food, lollipops, games, a magician, world famous dog show, juggler, balloon artist, face painter, fun prize wheel, duck matching games (win different prizes!), prize pinball game, free popcorn, cotton candy, and cookies, and food and treat trucks.
  • Columbus Bubble Run: Run through a foam cannon, bubble machines and foam and slide! Pick .25, .5, 1 or 2 mile options for this super fun run!
  • What to Do at the Event: Find local resources, classes, shopping products, kids items. plus discover and shop for neat things for your home.
  • How It Works: Start at the KidsLinked booth (located across the street for Field Sports – look for the giant 20 foot inflatable gorilla!) From there, you can receive whatever item you signed up to do and directions on where to start the fun.
  • Admission: Free (if you register ahead of time or $2 at the event)!
Event Schedule:
Key Items:
  • 8:30 AM: Packet Pickup Starts – Foam/Inflatable Run (Main Entrance)
  • 9:20AM: Foam/Inflatable – 1- & 2-Mile Run Starts!
  • 9:35AM: Foam/Inflatable - .25- & .5-Mile Run Starts!
  • 10 AM: VIP ENTRY OPENS
  • 10 AM: Bluey & Friends Breakfast Buffet Starts – Donuts, Muffins & Bagels!
  • 10 AM: Juggler Performance - Event Main Entrance!
  • 11 AM: GENERAL ENTRY OPENS
  • Noon: Performance Dog Show - dogs tricks/catching frisbees!
  • 1 PM: Performance Dog Show - dogs tricks/catching frisbees!
  • 2 PM: Performance Dog Show - dogs tricks/catching frisbees!
  • 2:30 PM: Candy Hunt!! - 2:30PM 4 & under / 2:40PM ages 5-8/ 2:50PM ages 9-12
  • 4:00PM: Event Ends - Thanks for Coming!

Main Stage:
  • 11 AM: Major Scales Juggling Performance
  • 11:30AM: Mr. J Magician Performance
  • Noon: Teenage Mutant Ninja Concert!
  • 12:30-2PM: Columbus Talent Contest!
  • 2 PM: Teenage Mutant Ninja Concert
  • 2:30 PM: Mr. J Magician Performance
  • 3 PM: Teacher of the Year Awards

Performance Stage
  • 10:30 AM: Family Bingo (near character breakfast)
  • 11:30 AM Best Buckeye Outfit Contest
  • 12:00 PM: School of Rock of Dublin Performance
  • 1:30 PM: Bach to Rock Performance
Make sure you pre-register to participate in all the fun activities!

Interested in being a vendor?

Click here!

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 at the event during your assigned time (depending on your entry time) the day of the event, and 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!

Event
June 15, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Information

Website:
Address:
SportsOhio
6314 Cosgray Rd.
Dublin , OH 43016