The Modern Family Show Expo 2022


Sat Oct 29 2022 at 09:00 am to 05:30 pm



Pier 27, James R.Herman Cruise Terminal | San Francisco, CA

This one-day event is the only family building show designed for everyone esp. the LGBTQ+ community in the US, taking place in San Francisco
About this Event

This one-day boutique event is the only US family creation show designed for the LGBTQ+ community (but accessible for everyone) informing attendees about US family building options, inc Surrogacy and IVF/IUI, Adoption, Fostering, Co-Parenting, Fertility Preservation, Solo Parenting, and Egg/Sperm Donation. Supported by San Francisco Pride, Gays With Kids & our nominated charity partner, Our Family Coalition. We are committed to giving back to the local LGBTQ+ community and therefore we are donating 50% of all ticket sales to our charity partner.

With amazing exhibitors, access to our advocates all with lived experience of the different routes available, and an unparalleled educational seminar programme, The Modern Family Show Expo is the only event to attend when looking to start or grow your family.

*** Seminar sessions announcing 1st August *** Don't forget to book your FREE seminar slots as spaces are limited!


Having an event completely designed around the needs of the LGBTQ+ and Queer community, is long overdue. It's actually embarrassing it doesn't exist. Our founders (Michael and Wes) very own family building journey, and their passion for fighting for equitable access to fertility care and family building options. Their passion and dedication have led them to create this unique family creation event in San Fransisco, as well as London, UK and Sydney, Australia. We're proudly taking residency at the impressive James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27 on Saturday, October 29th 2022.


We’re confident that The Modern Family Show Expo has ambition to not only look and feel different, but with its uniquely marketed design and overall event objective were confident we will give both Intended Parents/Carers and Exhibitors an event to be proud of.

The Modern Family Show Expo has teamed up with some of the UK’s leading Social Media Parenting Influencers (our advocates) to act as the voice for their chosen family group and wider parenting community, to ensure they are represented and help promote the event on Facebook, Instagram and in their blogs to a targeted LGBTQ+ audience, something never attempted before in the US. Our advocates are all parents or parents to be, and whether that’s as a result of Fostering, Adoption, Trans-Parents, Co-parenting, Surrogacy or Sperm/Egg donation, we have one of the most authentic marketing campaigns ever attempted for a US LGBTQ+ and family building event.


We want everyone to achieve their dreams of family building, that's why the show is about modern family building. The traditional way isn't always possible with 1 in 7 heterosexual people in the US impacted by infertility - this show is for you too.


The team at The Modern Family Show Expo know all too well the issues and challenges faced when wanting to create a family; after all our team are all same sex parents themselves and have been on quite the journey to parenthood.

Their passion and dedication has led them to create this unique family creation event originally in the heart of central london in 2021 and due to it's success it's now coming to US in October 2022 and Australia in April 2023.


Our exclusive and impressive Modern Family Show Main Stage as well as our Educational Hub will deliver both inspiring and life changing educational sessions from some of the leading experts who specialise in Fertility, Adoption, Fostering and LGBTQ+ family building, across our three Educational Seminar Spaces. Check our website and for more information on the sessions in the Ad-on section when checking out.


The Kimpton Alton Hotel opened in May 2021 in San Francisco’s iconic Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood.

The waterfront property gives traveler's an elevated, unpretentious guest experience with a vintage aesthetic and rock-and-roll vibe. The hotel’s design evokes a feeling of laidback California cool. Enjoy the vibrant flavors of the Philippines at Abacá, a contemporary Filipino-Californian outdoor restaurant at Kimpton Alton Hotel in San Francisco - one of the hottest places to try in 2022.


In line with CDC guidelines, the wearing of masks is encouraged at events of this nature. Hand sanitiser gel is available at the venue. We will be monitoring public health throughout the months leading up to this event.

It is preferable that attendees are double vaccinated and boosted where possible, or unless medically exempt. We ask that visitors evidence their vaccination status or wear a mask if they are unvaccinated and/or vulnerable.

By attending this event you acknowledge that you will be attending a public event where there is a risk of transmission of COVID-19 and that it is impossible for the organisers of The Modern Family Show to eliminate the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Therefore, based on your own health status and susceptibility to infection and that of those in your family and/or household and you feel uncomfortable with the risk, you should not attend the event.

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Where is it happening?

Pier 27, James R.Herman Cruise Terminal, 27 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, United States

USD 40.88 to USD 516.91

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