FAQs

How do I get to KidVenture?

What age children will most enjoy KidVenture?
Activities are designed for children ages 3-12

How much are tickets?
Tickets are $8 in advance if purchased online HERE. $10 if purchased at the door. Weekend passes are available for $12 in advance. Children under 3 are free.

Are tickets good for both days?
A ticket is good for one day – either Saturday OR Sunday. Two day passes are also available. Purchase Two day passes HERE.

Can I leave KidVenture and come back later? (Re-entry)
Guests will receive a wrist-band upon entrance for same day re-entry.

Where should I park?
Parking is available at:

How much does parking cost?
Participants should abide by all city rules,fees and regulations as posted.


My teenager wants to be dropped off with some friends. Is that okay?
Under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.


Can I bring my pet?
Only Service animals are allowed inside any of the indoor locations.


Where can I find a map of the attractions/events?
Click here! Attractions will be updated as the event gets closer.


Is KidVenture indoors or outdoors?
There will be attractions and events both indoors and outdoors.


What if it rains?
KidVenture will be held rain or shine.


Where can I find the restrooms?
Restrooms are located inside the Mid-Hudson Civic Center and ChangePoint Theatre and by the Touch-a-Truck in the County parking lot.


What is included with admission?
All wrist-banded guests will have access to interactive exhibitor booths, performances, the Touch-A-Truck and much more. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.


Can I bring my own food?
Outside food and beverage is not permitted at KidVenture.


Will there be food available for purchase?
Yes! A wide variety of food trucks offering snacks and beverages will be available.


We have purchased tickets and can no longer attend. Can I get a refund?
No refunds, returns, or exchanges. You are welcome to donate your tickets for those who might not be able to afford to attend.


We would like to stay for the whole weekend.  What are local lodging options?
There are plenty of lodging options in the Hudson Valley. Please visit the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce's member directory HERE or call (845) 454-1700, ext. 1000 for more information.


Who do I contact if I or a family member has special needs?
This event is inclusive of all abilities. If there is a specific concern please call (845) 454-1700 ext. 1000 for more information.


Where is First Aid located?
Outside the Mid-Hudson Civic Center near registration.


Where is the lost and found located?
Lost and found is located at Command Central, One Civic Center Plaza (the first floor store front on Main St. near Dunkin Donuts).