About Maker Faire Toronto
Maker Faire Toronto is the ultimate celebration of making, craftiness, DIY-ing, tinkering, hacking, fun-for-all-the-family-experiments, sharing and more. It’s a weekend where wizards of all kinds of magic will show off their projects and hold how-to workshops, with hands-on activities for all ages. Exhibits on display will probably include robots, laser cutting, letterpress printing, 3D printing, kinetic sculptures, space tech (fingers crossed) and stuff SO NEW AND AWESOME it has no name yet. No Ben, this isn’t a dream.
More of a visual person? Take a look at this awesome makergraphic:
Maker Faire Toronto is set to take place late 2013 (give or take an undefined period of time). The small, but mighty team is currently finalizing the details around venue, dates and festival content. Learn more about our Maker Faire Toronto team, and get in touch if you can help in any way.
About Maker Faire:
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.
Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.
The original Maker Faire event was held in San Mateo, CA and in 2012 celebrated its seventh annual show with some 800 makers and 110,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in three years to 500+ makers and 55,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Newcastle (UK), and Tokyo are the home of “featured” Maker Faires (200+ makers), and community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world—including right here in Toronto.
About MAKE Magazine:
MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. Subscribe here.
Besides the magazine and the faire, MAKE is:
- a vital online stream of news and projects, blog.makezine.com;
- a retail outlet for kits and books, the Maker Shed;
- a steady stream of fun and instruction via our YouTube channel;
- Make: Projects, a library of projects with step-by-step instructions
- a book publishing imprint with best-in-category titles on introductions to electronics, Raspberry Pi, Arduino and more.