Winter at the Plaza

Winter at the Plaza

March 7: Hannaford Kidz Expo
10:00am - 5:00pm

The Hannaford Kidz Expo has grown since the beginning but the quality has remained the same; we strive to keep lines short, hands busy and smiles bigger than ever. Kids will find activities galore – many of them focusing on a healthy and active lifestyle. Parents will find information from all of their favorite vendors in one convenient location: summer camps, health care, sports clubs, photographers, dance studios and amusement parks, just to name a few.

Highlights include:

  • The Egg's Swyer Theatre: Marvel's Super Heroes Show-"The Hero Within"
    Show #1: 11:00am to 11:30am | Meet and Greet #1: 11:45am to 12:15 pm
    Show #2: 1:00pm to 1:30pm | Meet and Greet #2: 1:45pm to 2:15pm
    Show #3: 3:00pm to 3:30pm | Meet and Greet #3: 3:45pm to 4:15pm
  • Meeting Room 1: Reptile Adventures
  • Meeting Room 2: The Bizzy Beez Activity Center presented by
    The Spotted Zebra Learning Center
  • Meeting Room 3-4: Hannaford Super Smiles Photo Booth Room
  • Meeting Room 5: Mini Golf Challenge by MVP Health Care
  • Meeting Room 6: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Legends
    Showtimes: 11:30am, 1:30pm 3:30pm with Circus Activites in between shows.
  • Meeting Room 7: Play & Grow Zone by Albany Public Library
    Storytime with Vicki Addesso Dodd: 12:30pm, 2:30pm
  • New! Base of the Egg: Toddler Zone presented by United Healthcare Community Plan
  • North Concourse: Planetarium Adventures and Make a Comet
  • South Concourse: Roaming Railroad Depot presented by NYSUT and Dance Dimensions
  • Plus bounce rides, arts and crafts, vendors, activities galore, and more!


Special thanks to our 2015 sponsors:



10th Annual Hannaford Kidz Expo Video

Get caught up in a web of fun! Our 10th Annual Hannaford Kidz Expo takes over the Empire State Plaza from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 for a jam-packed day of entertainment and activities to keep your kids active and busy. There’s something for everyone!