What to Expect on Family Celebration Day 2019

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Are you and your family registered to attend Family Celebration Day on April 7, 2019? Here’s a look at what to expect throughout this awesome afternoon, planned just for you by Variety staff in collaboration with Variety families and with support from Alliance Rehab and Quantum Rehab.

Check-in will be open all afternoon – from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – so feel free to arrive whenever is best for you! Advance registration was required by April 1, 2019 – if you missed it this year, we hope to see you at next year’s event!

The Creative Mobility Bike Rodeo is back again this year and will be rolling from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. You can bring your own standard or therapeutic bikes to ride on the course, or test drive one of a limited number of therapeutic bikes, provided courtesy of Creative Mobility.

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Games for all ages and abilities will be available from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – come and test them out and win some awesome prizes!

An accessible maze will be open from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., so gather your entire family and have fun getting a little lost.

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A family photo booth, provided by Alliance Rehab, will be open from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. With lots of silly props available, you’re sure to take home a great keepsake to remember the day!

Food is free and will be served from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Each attendee will get two food tickets – one for a full, kid-friendly meal at the Speedway Eatery and one for a tasty dessert or snack from Kona Ice.

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Face painting will also be back this year, and will be available from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Children and adults alike can look like their favorite animal or character!

Everyone’s favorite Bubble Bus will stop by the event from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., so make sure to be there to laugh, play and dance in the bubbles!

We’ll also have a special Disc Dog Demonstration from 3 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., when you can watch some amazing dogs perform tricks like you’ve never seen before.

And we can’t have a Variety event without a little music! To round out the day, we’ll play Name the Tune and Karaoke from 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m., when all will be invited to sing their hearts out!

The free event will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Catch-22 Miracle Field at the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex (17925 N Outer 40 Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63005) on Sunday, April 7, 2019. See you all then!

Registration is now closed and we are at max capacity. If you missed the registration window this year, you will be missed, and we hope to see you at next year’s event!

In case of inclement weather, a decision to cancel the event will be made by 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 6. If the event is canceled, all registered families will be notified via email by 7 p.m. on this day. 

Questions? Please contact Program Manager Robin via email.

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