The DeltaPlex Arena and Family Hope Foundation are proud to announce the 3rd annual Special Families Fun Fest Saturday, November 8th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DeltaPlex Arena. The event is a low-cost, low-stress day filled with fun activities perfect for the whole family of individuals with special needs, no matter their age or disability. Admission is $5.00, which includes 10 carnival game tickets and all other shows and attractions. An interactive puppet concert has been added this year to go along with popular draws like carnival games for all abilities, a petting zoo, adaptive bike course and the all-time favorite mime, mini music therapy sessions and special needs dance troupe.

There will be volunteers at every exit for safety, a sensory room for regulation, barrier-free access, sign language interpreters and a quiet room. Guests can also find information from community organizations offering products and services specifically designed for individuals with special needs. ‘Herman Miller Cares’ is a major sponsor of Special Families Fun Fest.

Tickets can be purchased at the DeltaPlex Box Office or online at Proceeds help support Family Hope Foundation’s scholarship program for therapy not covered by insurance.

Family Hope Foundation organizes and publicizes a series of events designed to provide families of individuals with special needs with affordable, disability-friendly, low stress, fun activities that they can participate in as a whole family. More information is available by visiting the Family Hope Foundation website at, on Facebook, or by contacting Lara Kitts at (616)780-3839.