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11th Annual Summer Fun Fair

Saturday, June 1st
11am-5pm  | Rain or Shine

A community event for all ages! | FREE ADMISSION!

Everyone is welcome to attend the 11th Annual Summer Fun Fair at Kadampa Meditation Center New York.

A perfect outing for the whole family! A full day of fun and games for people of all ages. Browse vendor stalls, enjoy live entertainment including magicians and music, and sample tasty vegetarian cuisine. You can even find treasure at our huge rummage sale or experience a guided meditation or tour of the World Peace Temple.

Activities for Kids & Families

A Fun Filled Day!

  • 1:00pm Kids Sing-a-long
  • 1:30pm Magic Show with Bubbles the Clown
  • 3:00pm Kids Hike
  • 3:30pm Story Time in the Temple: ‘Meeting the Buddhas’

Kids Carnival All Day

  • Bouncy Tent
  • Blowing Big Bubbles
  • Crafts
  • Face Painting
  • Photo Booth
  • Carnival Games

A perfect outing for the whole family! A full day of fun and games for people of all ages. Experience a guided meditation or a tour of the World Peace Temple, browse the arts and craft stalls, enjoy the entertainment including magicians, clowns and music, and sample our vegetarian cuisine. FREE ADMISSION!


Attractions & Fun

Vendors

Over 40 Local Artists and Vendors

Last year we saw a wide array of vendors sharing their crafts and offerings. Some of the products on offer included handmade jewelry, hand painted saws, metaphysical goodies, raw juice, healing bracelets and positive affirmation bowls, upcycled crafts, vegan soaps and products, pet portraits, family photos, alpaca fur products, olive oil soap, quilted, knitted, crocheted home made gifts and homewares, photography, greeting cards, honey, fair items, and more!! If you are interested in setting up a booth, please contact funfair@kadampanewyork.org.

Huge Yard Sale

Find great deals on a variety of gently-used items and antiques for great prices at our Yard Sale. We are accepting donations for lightly used items. Please call (845) 856-9000 to schedule a drop-off.

Fresh Food

Fresh vegetarian cuisine is available throughout the day.

Early morning cafe will be open for vendors arriving early, breakfast items, tea and coffee. Look out for our refreshing lemonade & ice cream stands.

A variety of freshly made fair food, reasonably priced for the whole family!

Explore the Grounds

Enjoy a Nature Hike

Across 82-acres of land, the Temple grounds offer three walking trails
2-3pm Adult Nature Hike
Explore the three nature trails onsite with a guided hike which will cover 3 to 4 miles.
2:30-3:15pm Kids Nature Hike
This guided hike offers a taste of the magic found within the Temple grounds.


A Fun Filled Day!

  • Puppet Show
  • Kids Sing-a-long
  • Magic Show with Bubbles the Clown
  • Kids Hike
  • Story Time in the Temple: ‘Meeting the Buddhas’

All Day Activities

  • Bouncy Tent
  • Blowing Big Bubbles
  • Crafts
  • Face Painting
  • Photo Booth
  • Carnival Games

A perfect outing for the whole family! A full day of fun and games for people of all ages. Experience a guided meditation or a tour of the World Peace Temple, browse the arts and craft stalls, enjoy the entertainment including magicians, clowns and music, and sample our vegetarian cuisine. FREE ADMISSION!

Stay for the Weekend

What’s On?

Vendors and visitors are welcome to arrive Friday evening and/or stay onsite Saturday evening and enjoy all that the World Peace Temple has to offer.

Friday Schedule:
6:00 | Dinner with the community ($5)

Saturday Schedule:
11am-5pm | Fun Fair
7:30pm | Group meditation

Sunday Schedule:
11:00am-12:30pm | Prayers for World Peace
(free meditation/teaching)
11:00 am-12:30 pm | Meditation for Kids
(runs concurrent with Adult class)
1:00-2:00 p.m. Lunch with the community – $5

Accommodations & Food

Accommodations include single and double rooms, dorms, and onsite camping. For more information

The center offers simple accommodation and home style vegetarian meals at reasonable rates. The staff are mostly volunteers committed to providing service to the public.

Additional activities that you can enjoy with your extended stay is our 4 onsite hiking trails on our 82 acres of beautiful woodlands, relaxing, meditating and enjoying the World Peace Temple’s gift shop and cafe.

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The World Peace Temple

Temple Tours & Guided Meditation

Experience a guided meditation in the peace of the Temple. The short guided meditation will be followed by a 15-minute tour of the Temple interior, which will serve to explain the meaning of the beautiful images and symbolism contained within the Temple.

Tours Begin at

11:30am, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 (Kids Story Time), 4:30