KidVenture takes over Poughkeepsie this weekend 

Hudson Valley KidVenture comes to the City of Poughkeepsie this Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21!

Designed for kids of all ages, this interactive and educational event features activities, live performances, demonstrations, technology exhibits, street performers, and so much more – all included in the price of admission!

KidVenture will also feature a Boy Scouts’ climbing wall, Carmella the Therapy Pony, Illusionist Ryan Dutcher, Bee Bee the Clown, demonstrations from Food Network’s “Chopped” Champion Chef Dafna Mizrahi, Two by Two Zoo, exotic reptiles and birds of pray, over 20 vehicles at the Touch-A-Truck exhibit (Saturday only), Comic Con superheroes, special princess appearances, two huge model train exhibits, and kid-friendly, hands-on activities galore including a hot-air balloon playhouse!

Food trucks with delicious offerings will line the street and some local merchants plan to have specials all day!

The event will spread out through the central business district in downtown Poughkeepsie, including Market Street, The ChangePoint Theatre, Dutchess County DMV parking lot, part of Main Street, and inside the Mid-Hudson Civic Center.

Tickets are available at hvkidventure.org. Discount advance sale tickets—for adults and children over 3 years old—are $8 per day through Friday, May 19. Tickets at the gate are $10. Weekend passes are $12 online only through Friday. All proceeds benefit The Chamber Foundation and come right back to our community.

KidVenture is rain or shine.

Questions? Call The Chamber Foundation, Inc. at (845) 454-1700, ext. 1026.