MINIONS, IRON MAN and IRON MAN HULKBUSTER by cosplay club perform for the first time in India at the Krackerjack Karnival

8th Edition of India’s biggest family extravaganza opens to an outstanding response from Gurgaon

Amazing line-up of workshops, carnival rides, engrossing performances, lip-smacking food and an array of leading brands were the highlight at the 8th edition of Krackerjack Karnival; as it opened to an astounding response of 5,000+ visitors on the first day of the festival in the city of Gurgaon.

Beginning from 15th April till 17th April, 2016 at Apparel House, Epicenter, Gurgaon, the three-day kids and family festival gives you multiple reasons to attend the show including featuring for the first time in India, most beloved characters -MINIONS, IRON MAN and IRON MAN HULKBUSTER by Cosplay Club.

Krackerjack Karnival provided families the perfect opportunity to get access to the most exciting edutainment available for kids in the country today including science experiments, storytelling, art & crafts, zumba dance, kids’ yoga, aerobics, etc. at its premises by trained experts/ teachers. The wildlife zone was an instant hit among kids who were taught about wildlife conservation and its importance in the society through fun activities.

Keeping with the theme of Shop, Play, Learn, the carnival displayed some of the most unique and creative products and services available in the industry, not only for kids but their parents as well. One could shop for FMCG products, clothing, accessories, learning and instructive materials for childcare, travel sites, beauty sector, etc from over 100+ brands exhibiting at the Krackerjack Karnival.

One of the international brands which attracted a lot of attention was Unistraw. Invented in Australia, Unistraw, are the makers of one-of-its-kind flavoured straws, making drinking milk among children pleasurable. This patented filtered straw technology after being widely accepted in other major countries was launched in India a year back. “Sipahh”, one of the brands under the umbrella of Unistraw showcased its latest milk flavoured straws at the festival.

Participating second time in a row with at the Krackerjack Karnival, Mr. Sunil Tulsiani, Head – Marketing & Strategy, Unistraw, said, “’Sipahh’, chose to associate with Krackerjack Karnival for the first time in Feb’16 in Bengaluru – and we were completely blown away by the response.The Krackerjack team not only did a phenomenal job in putting the event together and drawing in the right audience but also went the extra mile to help brands with any last minute logistical or operational requirements. The event proved extremely successful in helping us engage and interact with the right target audience. We are glad to participate again with Krackerjack Karnival, the response on the first day of the expo in Gurgaon has been phenomenal. Parents are finding the product very interesting.”


Ms. Chandrika Behl, Project Director, Exhibitions India Group, the organisers of the Krackerjack Karnival said, “Gurgaon has always been exciting for us, the festival is growing bigger with each edition and so is the visitor turnaround. This year we are introducing new cartoon characters and I am glad to see the kind of positive response we are receiving on the first day of the festival. Krackerjack Karnival provides wholesome entertainment and engagement for kids and parents, so that they can spend maximum quality time together.”

One of the major highlight of the event is the stage arena, which witnessed a huge gathering of kids and parents all excited to meet and greet with their favourite cartoon characters. Apart from Chhota Bheem and gang, Shiva & Motu – Patlu from Nickelodeon, who were the most loved and cheered characters by kids at the festival, this year Krackerjack Karnival surprised the visitors with MINIONS, IRON MAN HEART BREAKER and IRON MAN HULKBUSTER on the stage. This is the first time ever when these massive characters have come down to Gurgaon and interacted with kids one-on-one. The kids were thrilled to watch their favourite cartoon characters standing right in front of them and getting clicked.

So if you haven’t already planned your visit to India’s biggest kids and family festival today, do it now! You can book your tickets through book my show or get it from the venue itself. Krackerjack Karnival is planned and executed by Exhibitions India Group, India’s finest trade promotion organization.

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