With 2018 being Eddie Eagles’ 30th Anniversary year, the Eddie Eagle Kid's Zone had more activities and better prizes than ever. Thousands of children visited the Eddie Eagle Kid's Zone throughout the show and well over 1,600 families took home the Eddie Eagle and the Wing Teams DVD which teaches kids that if they see a gun to: STOP! Don’t Touch. Run Away. Tell A Grown Up. The Eddie Eagle Kid Zone included activities and games including basketball, wildlife identification, arts and crafts, plus a station to learn about Eddie Eagle and receive his safety materials. Visiting children took home over 5,000 Eddie Eagle prizes including Eddie Eagle basketballs, fidget spinners, stuffed Eddie Eagle’s and much more!
To help celebrate Eddie Eagle’s anniversary the Kid's Zone also had several birthday parties where kids could meet Eddie and take their picture, and over 1,000 cupcakes were enjoyed while celebrating with Eddie! It was a great week full of celebrating safety and fun.
Other family friendly areas to visit during the Great American Outdoor Show:
The Great American Outdoor Show is a nine-day event celebrating hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions that are treasured by millions of Americans and their families. The show features over 1,100 exhibitors ranging from shooting manufacturers to outfitters to fishing boats and RV’s, and archery to art covering 650,000 square feet of exhibit hall space! Not to mention a jam packed schedule including country concerts, fundraising dinners, speaking events, archery competitions, celebrity appearances, seminars, demonstrations and much more!