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Announcing the 2018 Maker Festival Design

Posted on May 25, 2018 Under news

We’re super excited to reveal our 2018 Maker Festival design and invite you to “Discover Maker Festival - Wonder In The Making!” Our theory has always been that a Maker is someone - anyone - who uses their mind, hands…

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Call For Outdoor and Evening Spectacles

Posted on May 25, 2018 Under news

This year Maker Festival 2018 is extending outdoor programming throughout the day and into the evening. We are looking to fill the street outside the Toronto Reference Library with all kinds of amazing performances, interactions, shows, installations and excitement! The…

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Maker Festival Announces 2018 Call For Spectacle

Posted on April 18, 2018 Under news

Maker Festival 2018 is officially scheduled for July 7-8, at the Toronto Reference Library, and we need some site-specific sparkle! You may recall last year’s giant floating silver jellyfish, the suspended winged puppets or the LED strips running up the…

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Join the Maker Festival Organizing Team | 2018 Opportunities

Posted on April 16, 2018 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 humans who stick to…

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Call for Makers 2018

Posted on March 15, 2018 Under news

ATTENTION ALL MAKERS: SHOW US YOUR STUFF! The Maker Festival - 2018 Call For Makers - is now open! Returning July 7th & July 8th, the Maker Festival needs your help filling the Toronto Reference Library with the wonder &…

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What’s happening this week at Maker Festival

Posted on July 21, 2017 Under Uncategorized

It's the last week of the ✨Month of Making✨ and your last chance to make it happen! Check out these events: (more…)

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What’s happening this week at Maker Festival

Posted on July 17, 2017 Under Uncategorized

The ✨Month of Making✨ is still going on! Curious about this week's events? Here's a taste: (more…)

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What’s happening this week at Maker Festival

Posted on July 10, 2017 Under Uncategorized

The Maker Extravaganza was a blast... but the maker fun isn't over just yet! The ✨Month of Making✨ is happening all over the city! Here's a taste of this week's events: (more…)

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Very Important Update from Maker Festival HQ

Posted on July 6, 2017 Under Uncategorized

Streaming live from Maker Festival HQ: Maker Festival is 100% volunteer powered – we rely on the contributions of sponsors and generous individuals to bring this event to life for free. After all, creativity and technology is for everyone 🙌🏾…

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5 things to know about the Maker Extravaganza this weekend

Posted on July 7, 2017 Under Uncategorized

  The Maker Extravaganza is this weekend July 8 + 9 at Toronto Reference Library – here's everything you need to know:   1. There are free drop-in workshops (just show up and take part) as well as registered workshops…

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Maker Extravaganza | Registered Workshop Schedule 2017

Posted on July 6, 2017 Under Uncategorized

Register to attend one of the community organized workshops at the Maker Extravaganza: Sat 9-11 Build a Drone Workshop | Find out more & register here Sat 9-11 3D Printing for Beginners | Find out more & register here Sat…

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Maker Extravaganza Map 2017

Posted on July 5, 2017 Under Uncategorized

We'll be supplying maps at the entrance of the Toronto Reference Library – but here's a sneak peek!

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Month of Making: DIY, tech and craft events across Toronto

Posted on June 20, 2017 Under Events, news

Maker Festival is more than just the two-day Maker Extravaganza at the Toronto Reference Library – we're dishing up DIY, tech and craft events across the city as part of the ✨Month of Making✨ So far, events include MakerEdTO Conference, Inventorium at the Ontario Science Centre,…

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Frequently Asked Questions|Maker Extravaganza 2017

Posted on July 5, 2017 Under Events, news

  Q Err, what is the Maker Extravaganza? A Maker Festival is a month long festival of community run events across the city – and the Maker Extravaganza is the hallmark event that is free to attend at Toronto Reference Library this July…

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Volunteer Opportunities with Maker Festival

Posted on May 18, 2017 Under news, Volunteers

Are you: Maker-in-the-making? Curious about the Maker Movement? Asking what the heck is the Maker Movement anyway? Yes? Well then we have an opportunity with YOUR NAME written all over it! DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY! Subscribe to our mailing list…

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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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