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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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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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: 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 today at Maker Festival

Learn how to design your own 3D objects using Tinkercad with Maker Mississauga!   Take a tour of the green room, 3D creation stations, and sound and control rooms full of cool toys, gadgets and instruments at the brand new, state…

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Toronto’s Maker Festival Expands to an Entire Month of Making

Posted on April 20, 2016 Under Events

  HUZZAH! We come with exciting news! As always, Maker Festival's main event – the Weekend Extravaganza – will be hosted by the Toronto Reference Library on July 9 + 10. Save the date! Here's the super exciting part – this…

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Grown-ups came out to play, make & wonder at Toronto Mini Maker Faire launch party

Last Wednesday night, creatively-inclined guests were welcomed through a sea of laser-cut bot lights that flanked the entrance of 918 Bathurst, before being enveloped in an interactive party powered by LED's and 100% human curiosity. Guests screen printed, tasted molecular cuisine,…

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Maker Faire Detroit this weekend – and more upcoming Maker events!

Tons of events for seasoned makers, newbies and art lovers! We're really excited about Maker Faire Detroit - a few of us will even be on hand that weekend. If you recognize any of the Maker Faire team, come and…

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Toronto Maker Events for Kids and Adults!

Hope you all had a Happy Canada Day! There are a ton of maker workshops for kids and adults coming up in the next couple of weeks, so get out there and make something amazing! 3d Printing for Total Beginners…

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Curious about creating? Check out these introductory events for new makers!

Not sure what making is all about? Here are some events happening over the coming weeks where you can try your hand at creating something fun and get an introduction to the bustling maker community in and around Toronto. Toronto…

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