Allen County 2017 Healthy Families Expo

For fun and entertainment, join us at our 2017 Healthy Families Expo
on August 12, 2017 in Downtown Lima!

Looking for something Family Friendly, FREE and FUN to do in Lima this August? Why not visit our 2017 Healthy Families Expo in Downtown Lima! This event will be packed-full of exciting activities and entertainment, all at no cost to you. There will be event booths, interactive exhibits, and tons of fun stuff to do. Plus, our guest speaker will be Face of Reebok One and Lima Native Andy Dooley!

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Place: Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center, Downtown Lima

The Healthy Families Expo will let you:

  • Play on Inflatables
  • Run through an Obstacle Course
  • Zip Line down Main Street (weather permitting)
  • Try out Virtual Reality
  • Enter for a chance to win a family getaway and many other raffle prizes
  • Learn, while having fun, about the health of Allen County residents by visiting our numerous partner exhibit booths

Stop by for lots of fun and for a chance to win exciting door prizes. We hope to see you there!

Andy Dooley

Guest speaker Andy Dooley

There will be free transportation offered all day, during normal operation hours, by Lima’s Regional Transit Authority (RTA) to ensure safe and reliable transportation for all to and from the event. For more information on stops and times, please contact the RTA directly.

Schedule of Events: 2017 Healthy Families Expo

**Please note that this schedule will be updated as items are confirmed, check back often for the most up to date information!**
10 a.m. to 1p.m. (Entire Event)

  • Ultrasound Events Blow-Up Obstacle Course, Inflatables, and Zip Line down Main Street (weather permitting)
  • Face Painting by Art Me!
  • Virtual Reality Demonstrations presented by Sphere Virtual Reality
  • Meet and Greet with your favorite Princesses and Superheros presented by Art Me! And Alter Ego
  • Meet and Greet with Lima’s famous Beanie (available from 10 to 11 a.m. only)
  • The Lima Fire Department will be on site with their Interactive Truck
  • Partner booths and exhibits open

Indoor Stage Schedule

  • 10:10 am- The Lima Family YMCA Class Demo
  • 10:40 am- Lyn’s Academy of Dance Performance
  • 11:10 am- GymStars Cheer/Tumbling Demo
  • 11:40 am- Zumba Demo with Terra Sayre

Break Out Room From 10 am to 1 pm
Join Andy Dooley as he speaks with families about health, wellness and why it is
important to take care of your body. He will also provide some simple steps to get started in becoming a healthier family! He will be available for photos, autographs, questions and will start presentations approximately every 45 minutes throughout the morning. You will not want to miss a chance to hang out with Andy!

For questions about the event, please call our office at 419-221-5035