Maker Festival Announces Call For Events

Posted on April 12, 2017 Under news

Do you run workshops? Want to show off your creative studio or makerspace? Want to host a panel, speaker series or meet up?   Maker Festival's Call for Events is now open! Be part of the Month of Making by…

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Maker Festival announces Call for Makers 2017

Posted on March 6, 2017 Under news

DEADLINE EXTENDED: April 30th, 2017.   Do you make things? Robotic creatures? Traditional crafts? Drones? Interactive art? Maker Festival's Call for Makers 2017 is now open. We're expecting well over fourteen thousand people to attend the Maker Extravaganza this year on July 8th…

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Join the Maker Festival Organizing Team | 2017 Opportunities

Posted on February 27, 2017 Under news

  Are you looking for awesome practical volunteer experience? Want to work on a large scale event as part of a kick-butt volunteer organizing team? Looking to upgrade your skills? Interested in hanging out with fellow capable, caring and creative…

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Maker Festival Announces Call for Spectacle 2017

Posted on January 28, 2017 Under news

Maker Festival 2017 is officially scheduled for July 8th & 9th. This year, we're looking forward to adding even more maker-y installations, wondrous experiences, and whimsical visual delights. This could include, but is not limited to: - projections - installations…

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We talk to Botfeeder about 3D Printing, safety, education & the future

Posted on August 17, 2016 Under Uncategorized

  Chris Caira @ Maker Festival: Can you tell me the story of Botfeeder? Daniel Poon @ Botfeeder: Four years ago, I read an Economist article about 3D printing and thought this could be a revolution for manufacturing. At the time,…

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Making you do together, DIY you do alone, says Craig from Elmwood Electronics

Posted on July 16, 2016 Under Events

  Maker Festival's Month of Making is coming to a close and we wanted to take a moment to talk to some of the people who make the event possible – like Craig from Elmwood Electronics – and find out why…

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What’s happening this week at Maker Festival: MakeChange Conference, ProjectinProgress, Fashion Tech & more

Posted on July 12, 2016 Under Events

Last weekend was hands down, our best Maker Extravaganza ever! And it's not over yet – the Month of Making is still in full swing and we have one week left of awesome satellite events to share with you. Here…

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a GIANT thank you + more maker events this week!

Posted on July 11, 2016 Under Events

Our thank you list is super, super long – but that's what you get when you run a 12000+ attendee event solely on the generosity of volunteers. This year's Maker Extravaganza was hands down the best ever, and the abreviated thank you list…

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We’re on the hunt for last-minute volunteers to join our team this weekend at the Maker Extravaganza

Posted on July 8, 2016 Under Events

The Maker Extravaganza starts TOMORROW, and we're on the hunt for last minute volunteers to join our ranks and help us pull of the biggest Maker event in Canada. If you have a few hours to spare – or even…

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The Maker Extravaganza Map 2016

Posted on July 7, 2016 Under Events
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Speakers line up at this weekend’s Maker Extravaganza: Biohacking, Open Source, Wearables and more

Posted on July 6, 2016 Under Events

  The Maker Extravaganza is coming up super fast, and we're excited to announce this year's speakers and speaker schedule. Catch them on the 3rd floor of the Toronto Reference Library this weekend – entrance is free, but we strongly…

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Everything you need to know about the free Maker Extravaganza this weekend

Posted on July 4, 2016 Under Events

  Here's a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the Maker Extravaganza held this weekend July 9th & 10th at Toronto Reference Library:   Q Err, what is the Maker Extravaganza? A The Maker Extravaganza is the hallmark event of Maker Festival. We…

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Workshops at Maker Extravaganza 2016

Posted on July 4, 2016 Under Events

  At this year's Maker Extravaganza, there'll be over 100+ makers showing off their projects, free drop in workshops to explore, and registered workshops to sign up to in advance. Here's the list of this year's registered workshops – remember…

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Volunteer Opportunities at Maker Festival

Posted on June 26, 2016 Under Events

Are you a Maker-enthusiast? A Maker-groupie? or maybe just plain old curious about the Maker movement and would like to get involved? Volunteer sign ups for the Maker Extravaganza on July 9 + 10 at the Toronto Reference Library are…

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What’s on at Maker Festival this Weekend: 3D Doodling at the Design Exchange, HackLab’s Junk Independence Day, TorontoMesh Project & more

  We're half way through our Month of Making – and the Maker Extravaganza is coming up fast – remember to register your free attendance! In the meantime, check out one of the 100+ satellite events that are happening across…

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Maker Festival Line Up 2016: ROM’s Friday Night Live , 100+ Satellite Events across Toronto, Weekend Extravaganza, and more

Posted on June 13, 2016 Under news

Four years ago, Maker Festival began as a two-day show & tell organized by a group of friends who loved geeking out on technology, creativity, and DIY. Little did they know, thousands of people would show up, and everything would snowball from…

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What’s on this week at Maker Festival: Maker Educator Conference, robot field tests, developing film & more

Posted on July 4, 2016 Under Events

  We’re three weeks through our Month of Making – and the Maker Extravaganza is coming up this weekend – remember to register your free attendance! In the meantime, check out one of the 100+ satellite events that are happening across Toronto. Here's what's on…

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What’s on this week at Maker Festival: PA Day at Ladies Learning Code, Make Friends Meet Up, Stitching Blooms & more

Posted on June 27, 2016 Under Uncategorized

  We’re half way through our Month of Making – and the Maker Extravaganza is coming up fast – remember to register your free attendance! In the meantime, check out one of the 100+ satellite events that are happening across Toronto. Here's what's…

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What’s on this week at Maker Festival: Projection Mapping, Glass Blowing, Stop Animation and more

Posted on June 19, 2016 Under Events

This week Toronto is dishing up all kinds of creative workshops to get your creative cogs turning. Everything from high tech to no tech, beginners to advanced, kids and adults. Check out the line up below, and take a look…

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What’s on this week at Maker Festival: Dancing with dinosaurs, making dye from flowers, playing games with biology

Posted on June 16, 2016 Under Uncategorized

Everything from silk screening, to coding, to natural dye making, to making games with single cell organisms. Spend your weekend doing something weird, and join in on the Month of Making! This year, ROM are organizing two events as part…

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