Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration is OPEN

by baby & child fest on May 1, 2016

2016 NOBCF Exhibitor Registration smPDFCheck out our Registration page for all the details – exhibitor and sponsor benefits, floor plan and online registration form.

Booths are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis (with preference to returning exhibitors for the first couple of weeks) so register early to guarantee a spot.

Email us if you have any questions.


Northshore Baby & Child Fest photos!

by baby & child fest on April 26, 2016

13047976_476463412545849_7303005880771770027_oNorthshore Baby & Child Fest took place at the Castine Center in Mandeville on March 19th. Check out the photos from the amazing event.

The next Baby & Child Fest on the Northshore is March 19, 2017. If you’d like to be notified when registration opens in November, email us with “Add me to Northshore registration” in the subject line.


Exhibitor registration is open

by baby & child fest on April 15, 2016

2016 Nola Registration Open ButtonWe are excited to announce that Exhibitor Registration is OPEN for the 7th Annual New Orleans Baby & Child Fest presented by Ochsner Health System! Save the date: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Pontchartrain Center.

Click this link for the complete exhibitor packet with benefits, floor plan and online registration form.



Nola FB SquareSave the date for the 7th Annual New Orleans Baby & Child Fest presented by Ochsner Health System – Saturday, 10.1.16 at the Pontchartrain Center. Sponsor & exhibitor registration will open soon. Email us to be among the first to know when registration opens.


DSC_2607Thanks to all of you who attended the inaugural Northshore Baby & Child Fest! If you missed it this year, make plans now to attend the 2nd Annual Northshore Baby & Child Fest on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Castine Center.




We asked attendees, “What did you like most about Northshore Baby & Child Fest?” Here’s what they said:

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What to expect? Schedule of Events & Exhibitors

by baby & child fest on March 17, 2016

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Schedule of Events

Floor Plan


Bricks 4 Kidz Workshops at Northshore Baby & Child Fest

by baby & child fest on March 17, 2016

Bricks 4 Kidz boxMerry Go Round building workshops at 11 and 12:30 at Northshore Baby & Child Fest – $10/child

Join us for an unforgettable ride on one of a playground’s most popular attractions! Have you ever wondered why some people get dizzy when they ride on a merry go round? Where is the best place to sit if you want to experience the fastest ride? Find out the answer to these and other important playground questions, then build a mini-figure sized model of a merry-go-round, complete with a motor to make it really take off!


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Cutest Child Contest Winner & Top 10

by baby & child fest on March 17, 2016

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Thanks to everyone who entered our 2016 Cutest Child Contest! We’re excited to announce the winner and top 10 who will be presented on stage at 12:15 Saturday at Northshore Baby & Child Fest at the Castine Center.

Grand Prize Winner – Ashlynn L.
Ashlynn wins a photo session and prints from Linda Lea Photography!

1Top 10:

  1. Ashlynn
  2. Charles
  3. Maddie
  4. Aubrey
  5. Bella
  6. Luke
  7. Braxton
  8. Dawson
  9. Preston
  10. Cody

Congrats! We can’t wait to present them on stage Saturday.


Schedule of events

by baby & child fest on March 15, 2016


Schedule of Events
Saturday, 3/19 at the Castine Center, Mandeville

10:00 – Doors open; Swag Bags given to the first 50 moms or moms-to-be through the doors

11:30 – “Wishes and Dreams” stage show by When You Wish Entertainment

12:15 – Cutest Child Winner & Top 10 Presentation

1:30 – Star Wars fans…”The Force Within” stage show by When You Wish Entertainment

3:30 – Announcement of Grand Prize Winners

4:00 – Northshore Baby & Child Fest ends

Ongoing activities throughout the day:

  • More than 60 booths (summer camps, schools, boutiques, party places, dentists, books & more)
  • Inflatables by Sam’s Inflatables
  • Face Painting by Art from the Heart
  • Curious George meet & greet by WYES, PBS Kids
  • Favorite superheroes, princesses, Jedi Masters & a couple of the cutest mice ever by When You Wish Entertainment
  • Ninja obstacle course by X Fusion Fitness & Family Center
  • Lego building workshops by Bricks 4 Kidz
  • Toddler Town with interactive toys by Playville
  • Food by Tasty Tailz