Children’s Fest at WNHS

Staff Report’s 6th Annual Columbus Children’s Festival is Movin’ on Up (North)!

What: Come PLAY at KidsLinked’s 6th Annual Columbus Children’s Festival, a Youth Sports, Fitness, & FUN Extravaganza, presented by Meijer! Register your kids (and their teams) for the Columbus FOAM FUN Run, sports tourneys & contests at

This year’s Festival is moving to a new & bigger location! Westerville North High School’s large, grassy campus allows for the event to grow, and for lots of free, nearby parking for guests. We are pleased to partner with the Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau for this event.

Registrations now open at

• Columbus Foam Fun Run — Enjoy some good clean fun when KidsLinked’s 2017 Fitness Series continues with our signature soapy FOAM FUN Runs in 1/4 mi, 1/2 mi, or 1 mile distances.

• Columbus 3v3 Soccer Cup –– Qualifier for 3v3 National Championships at Disney World. Most finals will be played in the Westerville North High School stadium.

• “Polynesian Pancake Luau” Flying Pancake Breakfast — The ocean is calling: Hula on into the luau line to catch and eat delicious flying pancakes, and enjoy themed activities, entertainment, and photo ops with the characters from Paulette’s Princess Parties; in celebration of the release of Disney’s “Moana”!

• Wristbanded Bounce Park & Fun Zone Attractions presented by Ohio Party Bull

Wristbands are $12 for unlimited play:

• Human Gyroscope

• Big Baller

• Surf Shark

• Huge inflatable Slide

• 2 Lane Obstacle Course

• Inflatable Basketball game

• Whack-A-Wall Game

• 2 Lane Bungie Run

Fashion in Full Bloom Be a contestant in Pure Design Teen Magazine’s Fashion Show! Contestants will be showcasing the season’s biggest floral trends. Fashion show entry fees are $5/person. Winners and runners up will receive prizes worth hundreds of dollars.

Johnson’s Real Ice Cream Eating Contest — Everyone loves some cold, refreshing and delicious ice cream on a hot summer day; but how would you like to eat some delicious ice cream AND get the chance to win some prizes?

Archery Tournament — presented by Velocity Archery Registrations coming soon. Contact’s Customer Service for more info – email:, phone: 877-543-7801

• Columbus Eagles — Women’s premier soccer league game The Columbus Eagles FC will play a women’s soccer friendly on June 17th as a marquee event of the Columbus Children’s Festival at 4 p.m. in the Westerville North High School stadium. $10 tickets available at and at the gate.

Some highlights of the Festival:

♦ FREE Admission & Parking!

♦ FREE Youth Sports Clinics

♦ 1st Annual Westerville Food Truck Fest presented by G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers

​Satisfy your street food cravings at the Westerville Food Truck FEST! This event is on the fringe of the 6th Annual Columbus Children’s Festival, in the NW lot of Westerville North High School, Sat. June 17th, from 10-5

♦ Huge Fun Zone & Entertainment

• Ohio Party Bull Bounce Park & Fun Zone

• Mr Game Room game truck

• Trampolines & sports trainers from Recreations Outlet

• Event Stage & Entertainment including live music and Phil Hoffman, Magician

• CCF Passport Scavenger Hunt

♦ Vendor Midway & Family Marketplace

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd, Westerville, OH 43081

About KidsLinked Family Media Group is a one-of-a-kind family resource for parents to find local kid-friendly activities, family events, cool deals, and fun things to do. Our website has all the information parents need, in one convenient place. 2017 marks our 10 year anniversary.

KidsLinked publishes 19 annual seasonal and themed family resource guides (print and online), and hosts our signature “KidsFest” events in Worthington, New Albany, Hilliard, Powell, & Pickerington; the latter three featuring KidsLinked’s Family FOAM Fun Runs, triathlon & duathlon. KidsLinked’s flagship events are the Columbus Children’s Festival in June, and the Learning Rocks! Education Expo in November.

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