15th Annual Spring 2013 BabyTime Show is Here!

Spring 2013 BabyTime Show

The BabyTime Show is back with their 15th annual Spring event! If you are planning on heading down to the show this weekend, we have the deets on everything you can expect to see.

The Spring BabyTime show takes place April 26, 27 and 28th 2013 at the International Centre (Hall 5) in Mississauga. If you need driving directions, they can be found on the BabyTime Shows website here . The show runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on all three days, and has some great new features to check out and enjoy!

If you’re planning to bring a stroller, stop by the Stroller Maintenance “think Stroller garage” where they will pump tires, detail, tighten it up – fresh as new! Sunny Mummy Spa has a spa booth with massage chairs for the moms, and if you’re bringing your kiddo, they will be sure to enjoy the Toddler Time Stage – Barney’s 25th Birthday party (2 x shows daily) plus Bob the Builder and meet and greets with Thomas the train and Angelina!

A long and impressive list of expert show speakers include Dr. Mickey Lester, Ann Douglas, Brian Russell (Dad Central), and more. Check the BabyTime Shows’ website for a complete events schedule here .

In addition to amazing speakers and great new attractions, you can count on BabyTime to deliver the brands you love- this Spring’s show features over 250 exhibitors (Honda Odyssey and CRV onsite, LEGO DUPLO interactive booth, Natrel Baboo Kids Cafe, and so much more)!

Enjoy free parking while you attend the show. Tickets are $16 for adults, $10 for grandparents and children 12 and under are free! Re-admission is also free. Tickets can be purchased at the show (cash only) or online by following this link

Handy tips for first timers:

  • There is an ATM onsite but the line up can get long. If you plan on buying at the show, you are best to bring your money with you. Some retailers in the show will accept credit or debit transactions, but not all of them can.
  • Be sure to get a bag when you enter the show- there are usually attendants at the show entrance handing them out. You’ll need them for the TONS of freebies, samples and info you get!
  • If you don’t need your stroller, it may be best to leave it at home- the show can get very crowded at times. Navigating the aisles and visiting busy booths can be a real challenge with a stroller, especially when so many others are bringing theirs. I’m saying this from experience, as I have attended the show numerous times both with a stroller and without!
  • There is a designated area for nursing mothers with bottle warmers onsite.

 Are you going to the Spring Babytime Show this year? What is your favourite part of the show?

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