2018 Poughkeepsie Mini Maker Faire

2018 Poughkeepsie Mini Maker Faire
Don’t Miss the 5th Annual Poughkeepsie Mini Maker Faire on Sunday, November 18, 10am to 4pm: Buy Your Tickets Today or Consider Being a Maker!

The Poughkeepsie Mini Maker Faire, presented by Poughkeepsie Day School in association with the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, is an eclectic event that celebrates what the Mid-Hudson Valley is inventing, making and creating. It brings together makers, crafters, farmers, inventors, hackers, scientists and artists of all ages in one place for learning, play, spectacle and inspiration. Click here (https://poughkeepsie.makerfaire.com/) to purchase advance tickets and save. Friends of Radio Woodstock 100.1 can receive an additional 20% discount if they register using the following promotional code: wdstmakes

Maker Faire director, Ike Shaw had this to say: “Poughkeepsie Day School is thrilled to be presenting the only Maker Faire in the mid-Hudson Valley in association with the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum (MHCM). They will be rolling out the Young Makers Pavilion, which will feature more than a dozen hands-on experiences especially for children ages 3 to 10.”

Other Maker Faire partners include Arts Mid-HudsonVassar CollegePoughkeepsie Public Library District and Squidwrench as well as media partners Chronogram and Radio Woodstock 100.1.


Are you a Maker?

We’re looking for established and emerging “makers” from the mid-Hudson Valley and beyond for this family-friendly celebration featuring rockets and robots, DIYscience and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, unique hand-made crafts, music and local food, and educational workshops and installations. The more interactive and hands-on, the better.

The first round of the Call for Makers ends on October 31. Space is limited – any groups or individuals interested in participating in this amazing event should complete the applications asap!

Questions? Please contact Ike Shaw at ishaw@poughkeepsieday.org.


Location: Poughkeepsie Day School, 260 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603

Venue: Poughkeepsie Day School
260 Boardman Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603