Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo | Events
Babypalooza Baby & Maternity expo is scheduled for Saturday, August 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen (7191 Cahaba Valley Road, 35242).This family-friendly event presented by Children’s of Alabama will provide local resources for expecting parents, new parents and growing families with young children.
As Central Alabama’s only baby and maternity expo and market, Babypalooza will feature more than 100 exhibits, educational opportunities, health seminars, and shopping. Guests can browse the latest baby products, participate in contests, talk to health representatives about child and women’s health and pregnancy issues or enjoy cooking demonstrations all in one high-energy and fun environment.
Other interactive activities for parents and children include the Citywide Baby Shower, Diaper Derby, Reading Corner with Charles Ghigna (aka Father Goose), free Child I.D. Kits, Children’s Fashion Shows, The Market at Babypalooza for shopping independent boutiques, new product showcase, and much more.
A child health expo will be conducted by Children’s of Alabama with representatives from several of the clinics within the hospital. Experts from a dozen Children’s clinics will be on hand to talk about services and answer questions, including Early Intervention, Poison Control, Hearing and Speech, Injury Prevention, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, CHIPS Clinic and the Medical Autism Clinic.
St. Vincent’s Hospital is also sponsoring a Women’s Health Expo featuring physician-led health seminars, cooking demonstrations along with demonstrations of yoga, spin and hula hoop.
There will be an outdoor play area for big kids and a food court with food trucks from Fresh off the Bun, Dreamcakes Cupcakes, Blue Bell Ice Cream, and Coca-Cola.
The event is free and parking will be available. Overflow parking and a shuttle will be provided. More information is available at www.babypaloozatour.com.