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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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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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: 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: 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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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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Can you help us turn the Toronto Reference Library in to a Maker-y Imaginarium?

Posted on March 28, 2016 Under Uncategorized

Did you know Maker Festival is a 10,000+ attendee event run solely by volunteers? Did you know that this year the Festival is going to be even bigger and better? Did you know that the main event, the Maker Extravaganza,…

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We’re on the hunt for creative people, projects & organizations

Posted on March 15, 2016 Under Uncategorized

  DEADLINE EXTENDED: Saturday 30th April, 2016 Do you make things? Felted trinkets? Astronomical light fixtures? Model Boats? Robots? Games? Flying things? Things that talk to the internet? Life size puppets? Kinetic art? Something else? Not sure if you're a…

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Want to help us pull off the biggest Maker event in Canada?

Posted on March 1, 2016 Under Uncategorized

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

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Maker Festival Is Back This Summer And More Humungous Than Ever

Posted on March 1, 2016 Under Uncategorized

  Last year Maker Festival saw over 10,000 people visit the Toronto Reference Library to soak up the city’s maker spirit – even the Mayor called to ask if he could make an appearance! (We said yes, so long as…

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Maker Festival announces Call for Spectacles & Experiences

Maker Festival 2016 is officially scheduled for July 9th & 10th. We're planning some extra additions to this year's event: including more spectacles and experiences! This year, we're looking forward to adding even more maker-y installations, wondrous experiences, and whimsical…

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U of T begins building new Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship!

Posted on August 2, 2015 Under Uncategorized

Maker Festival would not have been possible this year without the generous support of the University of Toronto. Education, entrepreneurship, engineering and innovation are closely intertwined and aligned with the Maker Movement – and we're delighted to be supported by…

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Prototyping, Education & The Maker Movement

Posted on August 1, 2015 Under Uncategorized

  Maker Festival is delighted to have the generous support of George Brown Research & Innovation. We spoke to Professor James McIntyre of George Brown College's Centre for Advanced Engineering Technologies about the Maker Movement, education, and how it relates…

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Maker Extravaganza FAQs

Posted on July 30, 2015 Under Uncategorized

Here's a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the Maker Extravaganza being held this weekend August 1st & 2nd at Toronto Reference Library:   Q Is it free to attend the Maker Extravaganza? A YES! Entry is 100% free, but…

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