Ultimate Guide to Parenting Events

In this day and age there is no shortage of parenting event options. Here is our list for the ultimate parenting events in the US. If you have more you’d like to see added to the list, let me know!

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MommyCon

The Mother of All Parenting Events can sum up this North American series of events. Contrary to the name, this event is for all parents. With a minimum of eight events per year, this event has become the largest parenting event in the country. Features of the event include a boutique-like exhibitor hall, no less than a dozen educational sessions and a focus on community & bonding. The event focuses on modern and natural parenting methods and each attendee walks away with a gift bag filled with products from a variety of modern and natural parenting brands.  The event is geared towards expectant, new and toddler-staged parents with certain markets hosting early-childhood sessions that extend beyond the pre-school years.

More information can be found here. You can use code CREAMANDSUGAR17 for $5 off.

 

Gearapalooza

If you are an expecting parent who is looking for an informative evening that is filled with incredible giveaways from the biggest names in the baby industry, this event is for you! The event is specifically designed for those seeking to explore registry options. Guests walk away with a gift bag filled to the brim with amazing samples and full size products. Jamie Grayson, The Baby Guy NYC, hosts this event with Bump Club and Beyond in 15+ locations each year.

More information can be found here.

The Biggest Baby Shower Ever

Are you a Big City Mom looking to connect with expecting parents in your area? This event is for you! The event features over 100 baby companies and offers testing, feeling and discovering products under one roof. The event features pampering services, snacks and even mocktails. Guests can expect to walk away from the event with a ginormous gift bag full of samples like baby formula, disposable diapers, bottles and wipes. The Biggest Baby Shower Ever is headquartered out of NYC, but travels to Boston, DC, San Francisco, SoCal and Miami each year.

More information can be found here.

Club MomMe – Fall Fest

If you are a Cool Mom from SoCal, chances are you have been to Family Fest from Club MomMe. This outdoor event takes place in the fall at a scenic location each year. It’s one part baby, one part toddler and two parts socializing with other parents in the LA area. The event features an array of exhibitors, pampering services for mom and fun for toddlers. This is a great event to meet other families while noshing on local finds.

More information can be found here.

Celebrity Red CARpet Safety Event

This fun filled event is the see and be seen of Hollywood. Celebrities flock to this event for a special VIP hour and consumers get the chance to learn all about car seat safety at this one-day event that happens in SoCal each fall. The event is informative and the gift bags are always widely talked about for including amazing products.

More information can be found here.

The Baby Show Series

They started off in NYC and are now expanding into markets across the US. They tout themselves as the biggest baby show in the country. The event features an expansive exhibitor hall, and they are known for their stroller test track. They now have events in NYC, SoCal and Chicago.

More information can be found here.

Other Events to Consider

Babypalooza – Expo style event that travels around Alabama and Mississippi.
Prego Expo – hosts an expo style event in Florida and are expanding to other parts of the country.
NJ Baby Expo – Hoboken based expo style event.
Baby Bump Expo – Seattle and Tacoma expo style event.
Babyfest Northwest– Seattle and Portland expo style event.
Baby Kid Expo – St Louis expo style event.
Chicago Baby Expo – Chicago suburb based expo style event.
Blossom Baby Expo – Long island expo style event.
Atlanta Baby Expo – Atlanta expo style event.

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