Abbott Children’s Area

12 pm – 6 pm daily, no charge for activities

Children’s area activities will include:

Balloon Artist – Clayton Beeney will create fun balloon sculptures for children from 2-4pm daily.

COSI – COSI will bring their exciting live shows and engaging family activities outdoors along Washington Boulevard. Festival-goers will have opportunities to play, explore, and learn about science together with COSI’s Science Spots and thrilling demonstrations.

Mexican Flowers – Big, beautiful flowers are used in Mexico to decorate on days of celebration. Join the members of the Latin Ladies & Friends Organization as they help children construct these colorful creations.

Book Giveaways – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio will be handing out children’s books. Columbus City Schools’ Columbus Spanish Immersion Academy will be handing out Spanish children’s books.

Product Sampling – Abbott will be handing out free samples of some of their most popular healthy hydrations for kids and adults.

Fluoride Screenings – Nationwide Children’s Hospital will provide free fluoride screenings for kids.

Additional children’s activities will be provided by:

  • Franklin County Children Services
  • Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council, Inc.