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Smart Start Family Festival

Smart Start of NHC Family Festival

8th Annual
Featuring activities for children up to age 8
Saturday, November 5th, 2022
from 10:00am to 1:00pm
3534 S. College Rd.
(Smart Start of NHC parking lot / Food Lion shopping Center)

This FREE event features fun, hands-on learning activities for young children and links families to resources in New Hanover County. A variety of child-focused service providers, community partners, and nonprofit agencies will be on hand. Join us for tons of child-friendly games and activities, family-focused information, and entertainment by Broccoli Brothers Circus Band, Scooter the Story Yeller, and many others. It’s FREE FUN for the entire family!

Smart Start Family Festival Sponsorship

Is your early childhood-focused business or agency interested in securing a booth? Would you like to become sponsor?

Please send in your application today! Spots are filling quickly!

Sponsorship opportunities
Sponsor & Vendor online registration
or download form 

Questions? Contact Jennifer Gallo, 910-815-3731

Smart Start of NHC Family Festival Sponsor
Smart Start of NHC Family Festival Sponsor

Sponsors: Carolina Gymnastics Academy, Delta Dental of North Carolina, You Teach Them, Soccer Shots Cape Fear
Community Vendors: Kindermusik with Sarah, Seiran Dojo, Novant, Cape Fear Museum, YMCA of Southeastern NC, The Children’s Museum of Wilmington, First Tee Greater Wilmington, Coastal Horizons, D.A.D.S. for Success Parenting Program, Fit For Fun Center, Fit for Fun, Halyburton Park, Mt Calvary Center for Leadership Development, Willow ABA, CCR&R Region 4, Coastal Horizons Rape Crisis Center, Safe Kids Cape Fear, Domestic Violence Shelter, US Cellular


There will be plenty of parking in the Smart Start parking lot.
To ride the bus to Smart Start, below are a few route options: