Saturday, July 1st
A community event for all ages!
Everyone is welcome to attend the 9th Annual Summer Fun Fair at Kadampa Meditation Center New York. Make sure your holiday weekend is fun-filled by putting the Fun Fair on the top of the activity list. With activities for both adults and children, it’s the perfect outing for the entire family!
Activities for Kids & Families
Live Music All Day!
Mountains of New York and across the tri-state region. His 700+ song repertoire includes covers by artists including the Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Simon & Garfunkel, Jackson Brown, Neil Young, Cat Stevens, Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Jim Croce, Gordon Lightfoot and Paul Simon, as well as original material.
Originally from Northeast PA, Matt Stein has been a musician and music lover for as long as he can remember. He received a jazz studies/bass performance degree from Temple University and has been active in the Philadelphia music scene, performing and touring in a variety of contexts, including rock bands illuminea and Hoots and Hellmouth, and many jazz and experimental ensembles, including Belleville Quartet.
Attractions & Fun
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 home wares, photography, greeting cards, honey, fair items, and more!! Do you help organize Community Service Group? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a booth.
Find great deals on a variety of gently-used items for great prices at our Flea Market. To donate, call (845) 856-9000
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
Across 82-acres of land, the Temple grounds offer 4 walking trails
Enjoy a Nature Hike
2-3pm Adult Nature Hike with Naturalist Nathaniel Whitmore
3-3:30pm Kids Nature Hike
Stay for the Weekend
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.
6:00 | Dinner with the community ($5)
7:30 | Group meditation (free)
11am-5pm | Fun Fair
7:30pm | Group meditation
11:00am-12:30pm | Prayers for World Peace
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.
The World Peace Temple
Guided Meditations and Temple Tours: Refresh your mind within the Temple at our guided meditations. No experience is necessary, just sit back and relax and you’ll be led through a brief but peaceful meditation. Then explore the stunning architectural design of the World Peace Temple at one of our Temple Tours. Learn more about the 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.
3:30-4pm (Kids Story Time)