KIDfest

Announcing KIDfest’s 2018 Exhibitors!

By September 6, 2018 No Comments

KIDfest is a festival like none other in the area, providing attendees of all ages with an opportunity to explore STEM, arts, and creative pursuits of all kinds. There is something to engage and inspire anyone and everyone! This year’s lineup of diverse exhibitors covers Science & Health, Arts & Culture, Robotics, Design & Engineering, and Technology & Electronics. Here’s a preview of the interactive activities to come:

Science & Health: build a double helix DNA model out of candy with Emergent BioSolutions, explore the stars in the Girl Scouts planetarium, test out SoaPens – the latest innovation in children’s health, and more…

Arts & Culture: paint with CKC Farming’s flower petal watercolors, repurpose materials to create whimsical wind chimes with Community Forklift, experiment with sound in the Music Discovery Lab, and more…

Robotics: meet PARO the therapeutic robot, get your hands on the Wizards.exe world championship-competing robot creations, play a giant game of robot operation with Inventors 4H, and more…

Design & Engineering: experience the Magnetic Levitation technology behind Central Japan Railway’s high-speed trains, learn about designing ships for rescues with Naval Engineers, heat things up with the Backyard Blacksmith, and more…

Technology & Electronics: discover Lunii’s screenless storytelling device, escape into virtual reality with Capital Interactive, program DIY handheld gaming controllers with iTapArcade, and more…

Come out to KIDfest on September 23 in downtown Silver Spring to experience all of the exciting exhibits. The future starts here! 

KIDfest takes place from 12pm – 5pm on Sunday, September 23 at One Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring, MD. Learn more at kidfest.org.