Playball is an internationally renowned sport and movement programme for children aged 2-9 years which has a game based approach. Visit the Game Zone and try a session for FREE and see for yourself how much fun your child will have at Playball. 

Best Start Funzone

Demonstration area

The Team from Educare is knowledgable and passionate about children's education and entertainment. Let them take the reins in the Funzone, with facepainting, crafts, music and more you might even get to put your feet up for a minute or two!

Browse 100+ exhibits, visit our speciality show zones, meet Dr Julie Bhosale on her Starting Solids National Tour, partake in a fun demonstration then grab a bite to eat. Come early for a Goodie Bag or grab one from 1pm for our afternoon visitors - these are always popular! 

Our aim is to give you your money's worth and much more, this is an affordable and fun day out for the whole family!

Videotech Bouncy Castle zone

PLAYball game zone

Our Key Speaker and Major Sponsor in 2017 is the highly acclaimed Dr Julie Bhosale. Julie is a qualified nutritionist and health practitioner specialising in prenatal and postnatal nutrition, children's health and women's wellness. She is an international speaker who will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the show.

We are thrilled to be hosting Julie on her National Starting Solids Tour while she shares her new book The Nourished Baby with our visitors. Pre book your ticket to ensure seat in Julie's seminars!

What to expect from the show...

Dr Julie bhosale – nutrition & wellness expert

The Baby and Child Show is a fun, affordable day out for the WHOLE family! As well as all the entertainment listed above you will also find 100+ exhibits including:

  • Major sponsors- grab a special show deal!
  • ​Speciality craft zone - all handmade and unique goods
  • Information & support services - Plunket, breastfeeding support, financial & more
  • Boutique baby goods & children's wear
  • Early Childhood Education Centres
  • Products and services for families - photography, beauty, health and fitness, entertainment & activity provider​s

See a list of past exhibitors here and this year's exhibitors here

Plan your family day out...

Videotech is hosting our Bouncy Castle Zone in 2017. With castles for all ages (or at least the kids!) you will be sure to get time for a cuppa here! 

The Breast Room team host the Mums & Bubs area and provide a haven for Mothers to feed their baby, get some advice or simply put their feet up for a quick rest. Whether breast or bottle their knowledgable consultants are on hand to help. You can also warm up a bottle and find a comfy seat for both you and your baby! 

man cave

Mums & Bubs Area

Bring the boys and let them put their feet up in the Man Cave so they have lots of energy to chase the little ones and carry your shopping bags!

Join the fun and get involved in interactive demonstrations throughout the day! 

Get moving with the Kids Fitness team from Les Mills Dunedin, break a move with Zumba Kids, learn some hip hop from Black & White Dance Studio, be entertained by Rainbow Rosalind or nab a great prize from the More FM crew. All this and more fun on the day.


For bumps, babies & big kids - a fun day out for the whole family

Sunday 17 September 2017, 10am - 3pm