Hannaford Kidz Expo

Hannaford Kidz Expo

Free fun and educational activities for the whole family!
Event Details
Hannaford Kidz Expo
Saturday, March 2, 2024 | 10a-4p
Empire State Plaza Convention Center

A FREE family-friendly event with something for everyone! Find activities galore, from meet and greets with beloved characters, theater performances, bounce rides, arts and crafts, mini-golf, and even reptiles. For the parents, you'll appreciate finding information on everything you and your kids need all in one convenient location: summer camps, health care, sports clubs, photographers, dance studios, and more!



Main Attractions
Hart TheatreWild World of Animals Show and Meet & Greet
Meeting Room 1The Nature Room with NYS Department of Environment Conservation and NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
Meeting Room 2A Brickuniverse Lego Challenge Zone
Meeting Room 3+4Reptile Adventure
Meeting Room 5Fun Putt Mini Golf
Meeting Room 6

Performance Schedule:

10:30 a.m. | Jackie the Magician
11:30 a.m. | Dance Fire Studio & Fitness
12:00 p.m. | Jackie the Magician
1:00 p.m. | Albany Berkshire Ballet
2:00 p.m. | Dance Fire Studio & Fitness
3:00 p.m. | Albany Berkshire Ballet

Meeting Room 7Afrim's Sports
North ConcourseStarlab Planetarium presented by MiSci
More to Do

STAR WARS 501st Legion
Hi-4 Entertainment
Scotty Nut-Nut Entertainment
Hudson Valley Ghostbusters

Sports & Dance

Dance Dimensions
Empire State Plaza Ice Rink
Fun Putt Mini-Golf

Entertainment & Rides

Bounce Rides
Roaming Railroad


Meet Our Heroes

New York State Police
New York State Fire
Albany County Sheriff's Office Safe Child ID Cards

Arts & Crafts

Make Empire State Plaza Art
Tulip Queen & Court
Girl Scouts of NENY
Magic Brushes Glitter Tattoos
Andrew the Balloon Twister
Iroquiois Museum

Face Painting

Faces by BonBon
Miss Stacey's Faces

Dining Options
Herbie's Burgers7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Honest Weight Co-op Cafe11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Kuma Ani Express11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Logan's Deli8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
pbd Kitchen11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Pho Yum11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Umana Yana11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.