Chicago Parent Playdate brings big fall fun

Can’t wait for Halloween to put on that fab costume? Neither can we! That’s why we’re getting into the spirit a bit early and ramping up the fun at this year’s Fall Playdate. We’re adding a bigger costume parade and a costume showcase on stage with prizes for the winners.

Showcase categories include Best Group, Cutest Animal, Super Superhero, Perky Princess and Most Original.

With hands-on activities at every table sponsored by our valued and trusted advertisers, soccer fun, a bounce house just for littles and inflatable games that even big kids will love thanks to our favorite playtime guru, The Playground Games, this playdate will get your October off to a great start.

You won’t want to miss your kids on the adorable train, racing on butt bouncers or training with Royal Princess Parties‘ royal heroes Batman and Wonder Woman (plus there’s a meet and greet and photo opps!)

And what parent doesn’t love to see their kids grow their own big ideas? No one we know. So the always popular WTTW Big Idea Traveling Lab will certainly be a hit with kids 2-7 and parents. On stage, the Lab Guys will bring to life fun and learning from WTTW Kids’ most popular children’s shows.

Stage Schedule

10-10:30 a.m. Kids DJ music

10:40-10:55 a.m. Interactive theatrical storytime by The School of Performing Arts

11-11:45 a.m. WTTW’s Big Idea Traveling Lab

Noon-1 p.m. Parade and costume showcase

1:10-1:40 p.m. Royal Princesses Parties’ Batman & Wonder Woman

1:50-2:10 p.m. Interactive theatrical storytime by The School of Performing Arts

2:15-3 p.m. Kids DJ music

If you go

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13

Naperville Yard Indoor Sports Complex, 1607 Legacy Circle, Naperville

$2.50 for kids under 2, $4 kids 2-3, $8 kids 4-14, free adults (prices increase by $2 Oct. 12)

Get your tickets!

This article originally appeared in the October 2018 issue of Chicago Parent. Read the rest of the issue.

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