There are so many reasons to come to the Townsquare Media and First Steps Child Care first annual Rochester Baby & Kids Expo on Saturday! Here are ten of the best reasons to stop out for a day of kid-friendly fun…

#10 – Build a Birdhouse
Your kids can get their “do-it-yourselfer” on, break out the hammers and paint, and build a house that’s truly for the birds!

#9 – See the Latest Kid and Baby Gadgets
More than 50 exhibitors will be on-hand to share baby- and kid-related info and products.

#8 –Take an (Almost) “Selfie”
Have your kids hop into the photo booth for some fun, crazy and memorable pics! They pose, the camera clicks and they get photos to take home.

#7 – Snakes and Lizards and Toads, Oh My!
See, and touch, a whole host of reptiles and amphibians with the RAD Zoo. Then stick around for the RAD Zoo stage show at 1:30 pm.

#6 – Car Seat Connection
Keep your kids safe in the car. Learn the safe, proper way to install a car seat with help from Rochester Motor Cars.

#5 – Prizes, Prizes, Prizes
Enter for a chance to win an overnight stay and pool party at LaQuinta Inn and Suites, and instantly have a plan for your kid’s next birthday party!

#4 – Free Samples
Yep, free stuff, including sample baby formula products from Mead Johnson… How can anyone turn down free stuff?

#3 – Bounce Til’ You Can’t Bounce No More
Wear your kids out all day in the inflatables and ensure yourself a peaceful Saturday night!

#2 – Kids as Pop Stars
Kids singing. Kids dancing. Everyone has a chance to entertain and be entertained. Performances, magic and a costume show are just a few of the events that will take place on stage at the Expo.

#1 – IT’S FREE
That’s right! A day full of fun for the family and you won’t have to open your wallet!

Don’t miss the Rochester Baby & Kids Expo on Saturday, May 17 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Mayo Civic Center. For more info, a list of activities and events and a complete schedule, click HERE.