"A River of Opportunities" Announces "The Newburgh Illuminated Festival"

A 3-day extravaganza highlighting the manufacturing history both past and present of the City of Newburgh, NY. The festival's theme this year is "Made in Newburgh".

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Made in Newburgh

Affordable, historic manufacturing and warehouse buildings available! Ideal for light manufacturing, clean tech, specialty food and beverage production, artisans or artists.

The City of Newburgh, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2014

“A River Of Opportunities,” a City of Newburgh, NY entity charged with promoting the availability of affordable, historic manufacturing and warehouse buildings ideal for artists, artisans, food and beverage production, light manufacturing and clean tech announces an upcoming event:

“Made in Newburgh” – Newburgh Illuminated Festival, June 20-22, 2014

The Newburgh Illuminated Festival is an event designed to celebrate the rich history of industry, commerce and culture in the City of Newburgh. "Made in Newburgh" will focus on innovators, artists, craftspeople, entrepreneurs and industries – small and large – that have shaped Newburgh throughout its history and that continue to enrich it today.

In the tradition of grand Newburgh exhibitions that once showcased the first lawn mowers - COLDWELL LAWN MOWERS or early electric cars - FRONTENAC AUTOS, and fine STROOCK WOOLENS, this year’s Newburgh Illuminated Festival intends to show off the amazing array of products that are and have been manufactured in the City of Newburgh.

Newburgh holds a special place in American manufacturing history as a city of innovation and invention. It was one of the earliest American cities to be electrified when Edison built its power plant and wired it up in 1884. The Newburgh Illuminated Festival draws its name from this transformational event and highlights the passion, innovation and excitement of the current day.

Music, crafts, exhibits, tours and artists’ work in the shape of five foot tall light bulbs, each celebrating the theme of “Made in Newburgh” are scheduled for the 3 day festival. Come celebrate its past, present and future and experience the hospitality and fun that makes the City of Newburgh the Queen City of the Hudson. Find out why others are now making the City of Newburgh their preferred place to create and make things!

For more info on “Made in Newburgh”: http://www.newburghilluminatedfestival.com

With over 2,500,000 square feet of very affordable manufacturing and warehouse space located in the City of Newburgh, many light manufacturers, artisans and craftsman are re-discovering the incredible infrastructure that is already in place for them to be successful. Surrounded by a beautiful natural environment, this city has lifestyle options unavailable in the New York Metro area.

For more info on “A River Of Opportunities”: http://www.newburghny.org


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