Oregon Convention Center, Sat. May 13, 2017. Hall D: Expanded Show, Over 70,000sf!
VIP Entry: Premium Pass 10:00am, Super Pass 10:30am, Show Hours: 11a-5p
PREMIUM PASSES SOLD OUT, RESERVE YOUR SUPER PASSES WHILE THEY LAST!
**Super Passes include VIP Entry, Gift Bag valued over $250! Limited quantity, reserve yours today!
SPECIAL EVENTS: Children FREE!
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Win Prizes, Attend Seminars, Get Pampered, Shop and Be Educated on Everything You Possibly Need for Your Growing Family.
A Full Day Baby Marathon 11:00am - 5:00pm. (VIP Entry: Premium 10:00, Super 10:30)
***Premium Pass includes a Gift Bag valued over $350 with products & services from our sponsors! (limited quantities)
VIP Pass Guests enjoy Early Entry:
*Premium Passes include 10:00 VIP Entry, Preferred Seating at the Shower & Gift Bag valued over $350!
*Super Passes include 10:30 VIP Entry, Preferred Seating at the Shower & Gift Bag valued over $250!
Baby Bingo: Pickup your Bingo Card at the reservation desk and get started 'table hopping' and attending Workshops. Collect signatures on the corresponding Bingo square and bring to The Big Shower to be entered to WIN the Grand Prizes.
Workshops: Plan ahead for the Workshops you want to attend and please note that each workshop will host a drawing for a valuable prize.
Pampering: Kick back & relax in the pampering area, rest your feet and take your turn getting pampered by Paul Mitchell. Complimentary services include; Real NW Housewives Hair Styling, Makeup, Manicures & Braid Bar.
Children's Village: Activities for babies, toddler & kids. (Admission to event is FREE for Children age 12 & under) Come celebrate Mother's Day with your Littles at our Baby Loves To Boogie Dance Party beginning at 11:30 (bubbles, scarves & parachutes guaranteed to get those little booties moving n' grooving) followed by a very special stage show featuring Mary Poppins-- the Ultimate Nanny and meet/greet with Miss Poppins & Friends!
Come explore a variety of Interactive play with WeVillage, Gymboree, Portland School of Music & Dance, Seahorses PDX and the ever-popular Art ala Carte will be hosting Messy Madness (you may want to bring a change of clothes)!
The Daddy Zone: A Place For Modern Dads and Their Kids (& Mamas too!) New Dad Meet-Ups, Non-stop Activities, Great Workshops and Daddy-Gear Demos!
Enjoy complimentary Belly Art by Blooming Lotus Henna for all the Mamas!
Join Baby Boot Camp in their Experience Zone to learn about Restoring Your Core. They will be providing free diastasis recti tummy checks as well as answering questions to help expecting women prepare their core and pelvic floor for the demands of pregnancy, labor, delivery and birth recovery including helping with back pain, pelvic instability, improving optimal fetal positioning, proper pushing techniques and abdominal splinting.
BabyWearing Academy hosted by Babywearing International of Portland. Visit this feature area to test out a wide selection of baby carriers and wraps by some of the top manufacturers. Local babywearing educators staffing the academy will assist parents in fitting and proper usage and answer any questions. You will also have a chance to WIN your favorite Carrier/Wrap, as they will be featured as a Raffle at the Big Shower!
11:30: FIT4MOM Demo Class, Fitness for Moms of All Stage of Motherhood. Come try out some great exercises you can do at home. FIT4MOM's certified instructors will be at BabyFest offering info on exercising while pregnant, tips for returning to exercise after baby, best options for "losing that baby weight" and offering a supportive community to help YOU find your strength in motherhood!
4:00: Portland's Biggest Baby Shower!
This is like no other shower you've been to. It's an hour of games, education, exclusive prizes and connecting with other Expectant & New Mamas. We will be giving away thousands of dollars in amazing prizes from many of the leading companies in the baby industry, luxuries & essentials for your new arrival. Pick up your Baby Bingo card upon arrival for a chance to WIN these great Shower Prizes! Note: Premium & Super Pass holders please arrive at least 30 minutes early to turn in your Bingo Cards and enjoy VIP seating. Seats are available to our Mama guests on a first-come basis.
4:00 Daddy's Baby Shower!
New this year, and because Daddies need a Baby Shower too, is the Daddy's Baby Shower on Stage 3 in the Daddy Zone! Sponsored by Heathen Brewing Co, this special event is for Dad's to connect and WIN some swag on their own! Pick up your Daddy Baby Bingo card upon arrival for a chance to WIN great Prizes!
Shopping Hour Also during the Shower will be a special Mother's Day Shopping Hour. Mamas can complete a Wish List during the day with Must Haves from all the exhibitor booths and your partner/friend/family can shop that last hour for specials and gifts perfect for a new Mama's Day surprise.
1) Parking is located in the Convention Center Parking Structure as well as neighboring lots.
2) Strollers: The Convention Center offers a spacious lobby and exhibit hall therefore strollers are welcome. Baby Carriers are ideal.
3) Baby Swag: VIP Swag Bags will be available for pick up in a designated area throughout the day (anytime after 11:30) so that you will not have to haul your gifts around all day.
4) Lunch/Refreshments are available onsite at the Convention Center and directly in the exhibit hall so that you can enjoy the Baby Marathon without having to leave for lunch.
5) Mama Rest Stops - Nursing Lounges: hosted by:
5) Breast Pump Demo Lounge: hosted by:
Do you wish you could test out your breast pump before buying it? Now's your chance...come see Ardo.
Take a break and enjoy a Massage with:
6) Diaper Depot Changing Lounge hosted by
We Are Excited To Have You Join Us at The Ultimate Event for Expectant & New Parents!
Are you expecting or have a baby between 0-6 months? Do you have questions about sleep? Join us to learn about what to expect during the first 6 months and leave with gentle, practical tips to encourage healthy habits to help your baby, and you, get more sleep!
The Littles are going to jump for joy at this year's special FROZEN STAGE SHOW and Meet & Greet with Anna, Elsa & Olaf! We have so much fun planned this year in our Children's Village at BabyFest! Don't leave the Littles at home!
Be The Father You Want to Be.
Play Baby Bingo for a chance to win big prizes.
10 Myths About Motherhood That All Of Us Believe
What is motherhood supposed to be like? Our expectations going in influence how we feel about ourselves, our children, our role as parents and the other parents around us. So let's get a few things straight.
What is essential for an infant to thrive and create a foundation for future learning? What can we as parents and caregivers offer to our babies to ensure maximum neural pathway development?
Standard Ticket Includes; Admission at 11:00, 1 Baby Shower Bingo Card, access to the Big Shower, seminars, samples, shopping. This ticket does not include a gift bag.
/person /couple (advance only-limited quantities)
Super Pass Includes: VIP Entry at 10:30, Preferred Seating at Shower, Premium Gift Bag with over 0 in fabulous products & services from our sponsors (One gift bag per Couple), 1 Baby Shower Bingo Card, access to seminars, pampering, samples, shopping.
/person /couple (advance only-very limited quantities)
Premium Pass Includes; VIP Entry at 10:00, Preferred Seating at Shower, Super Premium Gift Bag with over 0 in fabulous products & services. (One gift bag per Couple), 1 Baby Shower Bingo Card, access to seminars, pampering, samples, shopping.Read More
NW's Biggest BabyFest!: Shopping + Shower Games + Amazing Prizes + Great Speakers + Connecting with other Expectant & New Parents and much more. Come celebrate and get showered with goodies!
Everything from bellies to tots—BabyFest! featuring Portland's Biggest Baby Shower & Seattle's Biggest Baby Shower is a unique experience where you can discover what is best for you, your pregnancy, and baby! Our events are dedicated to providing you with the most respected local, regional, and national organizations who provide products and services to enrich the lives of Northwest families, as well as the latest innovations, essential parenting tips, child safety and educational advice from experts all under one roof.
Attendees will enjoy a Full Day Baby Marathon over 150 Exhibits from some of the best baby companies both local and national, Workshops by the professionals on topics such as Baby Proofing, Healthy Pregnancy, Sleep Solutions and Special Guest Appearances.
Guests can choose the VIP Experience received with Premium & Super Passes, with Early Entry, Preferred Seating at the Big Shower and an amazing Swag Bag filled with gifts from our sponsors. Premium Passes include a Gift Bag with over 0 in product & services from our sponsors! (limited quantities, so hurry!)
The Big Shower completes the Day at 3:45. This is like no other shower you've been to! It's an hour of games, education, exclusive prizes and connecting with other Expectant & New Parents. We will be giving away over ,000 in amazing prizes from many of the leading companies in the baby industry, luxuries & essentials for your new arrival. Play Baby Bingo for a chance to WIN our Grand Prizes.