Date and Time
Saturday Mar 11, 2023
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST
Roos House Athletic Center
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
Kids (12 and under) are FREE thanks to a sponsorship by St. Lawrence Health!
$5 Admission for 13 and older (Cash Only)
Kathryn Puleo, Destination Services Manager
The Expo is a day of fun for families with play zones, demonstrations, vendors, and special interactive entertainment! Experts and representatives will be available to share resources and information on area opportunities for families, from health care, to after school activities, to regional attractions.
NEW this year - KID BIZ - a Young Entrepreneurs opportunity. If you are age 6-18, sign up for a booth to give your business a try! We welcome both kids and parents to CLICK HERE for a special orientation video, provided by SUNY Canton's Small Business Development Center, to get you prepared for the Expo!
Exhibitor spaces are available for all the activities mentioned, as well as businesses who cater to families! CLICK HERE for Exhibitor Registration
2023 Exhibitor's Include:
Most of our vendors are providing special interactive kids activities and services, including arts & crafts, story time, games and more! For a full description on what to expect with each exhibitor click HERE.
- Antique Boat Museum
- Nicandri Nature Center
- St. Lawrence County Historical Association
- Visit St. Lawrence County
- Clarkson University
- Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County
- Deep Root Center
- Little River Community School
- SLC People Project
- Sol Learning Center
- St. Catherine of Siena Academy
- SUNY Canton Early Childhood Program
- Cancer Prevention in Action at SLC Health Initiative
- Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Pediatric Services
- Committed Home Care
- Fidelis Care
- St. Lawrence County Public Health
- BRKK Tees and Embroidery
- Grasse River Outfitters
- Kim's Cheesecake on a Stick
- Natural Nook
- Sewing 4 U & More
- Twila Basley Crochet
- PaperPie (formally Usborne Books & More)
KID BIZ VENDORS
Support the next generation of local young entrepreneurs!
- Charlotte's Delights
- Fable's Cool Creations
- Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways
- The Jewelry Queens
- Leo's Creative Corner
Throughout the day, children can engage in various educational musical programming and activities. Each artist will invite kids and their families to join in to sing, play, and dance within a "workshop style performance". Everyone is welcome to join the band, feel the rhythm, get into the groove and dance to the beat!
10:00am - 11:00am - Music with Starcazia
- Starcazia is a North Country artist who produces her own music and sings children's favorite classic songs with visual artistry to engage in cooperative play.
- Bomba Ferra invites everyone to learn to play the djembe drums drum! Over 20 djembe drums will be shared, along with musical shakers and other percussion instruments to learn and play with.
- The Dance Travel Troupe from Akwesasne will showcase native indigenous songs and dances. Families are invited to join and learn their cultural duck, snake, and stomp dance!
- Corn Hole
- Hula Hoops