The 2019 Pennsylvania Family EXPO presented by Highmark Blue Shield & Penn State Health is a free, community event designed with families in mind, especially those with children ages 3-17! From National and local exhibitors showcasing products & services to interactive activities and fun-family entertainment, this event is sure to be a hit with everyone! 

Bring the kids, grandparents, aunts/uncles, friends, babysitters -- there is bound to be something for everyone at the 2019 Pennsylvania Family EXPO!

Free Admission & Free Parking

Saturday October 26, 2019 

Spooky Nook Sports & Events Complex 

Manheim, Pennsylvania 

10 AM to 3 PM 

Pre-Register for Free Tickets

<<Kid-Friendly Activities>>

Indoor Trick-Or-Treating


Children must be in costume to receive candy from vendors - Sacks provided by Agora Cyber Charter School {while supplies last}

Race a Pinewood Derby Car


The PA Dutch Council of the Boy Scouts will offer children a chance to race a derby car down the track

Tumble & Flip at the Little Gym


Nook Gymnastics will have equipment & age-appropriate apparatus for children to play on

Meet Local Authors


Mike Resh Jr.

Dianne Salerni 

Adam Perry 

Balloon Twisting


Party Pac Entertainment will be twisting up all sorts of balloon creations and showing off his magical talents to all - young & old!

Fall Photo Booth


Snap a pic of your kids in costume in front of a Fall-themed backdrop 

Sponsored by Hot Z Pizza

Kid's Craft Table


Create a Trick-Or-Treat Sack and Spider Craft  sponsored by Michaels



Herr's Snacks will have a variety of snacks available to sample

Interactive Castle


Kings & Queens, Princes & Princesses can check out Tiny Town's castle!

Story Time


Usborne Books and More will offer story time throughout the day at their booth


Tote Bags & Giveaways

Receive samples, coupons, and promotions from National brands & local vendors in our tote bags provided by Michaels Craft Store & cinch sacks provided by Agora Cyber Charter School

Enter for your chance to win great new products, services, and activities for families! 

See the Amazing Giveaways Here!

Family Lounge

Features a private, quiet area complete with stocked changing tables and comfy chairs, where families can take respite away from the activity for children with special needs/sensory issues & moms can care for babies and/or small children.

*Also find puzzles, blocks, and coloring books to occupy accompanied small children.



10:30 AM Book Reading

Meet Adam Perry, author of "The Magicians of Elephant County" and "The Big Book of Horrendous Diseases". 

11:00 AM TBD

11:30 PM TBD

12:00 PM Book Reading

 Meet Mike Resh, school counselor and author of children's book "Dneirf", a story about how to have positive interaction with friends at school.  

12:30 PM TBD

1:15 PM This Way Up Band

Check out this family band who create music using boomwhackers and pvc pipes


1:45 PM Book Reading

Meet Dianne Salerni, known for "The Eighth Day" series, a riveting fantasy adventure where thirteen-year-old Jax Aubrey discovers a secret eighth day with roots tracing back to Arthurian legend.  

2:15 PM Magic Show

 Participation is the name of the game in Randy’s magic show. Your children will be able to experience the excitement of interactive magic with Party Pac Entertainment

2:45 PM Raffle Winners Announced

You do not need to be present to win but you must be able to pick up at Spooky Nook by 7 PM