What is Maker Faire?

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects.

We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth — a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.

Glimpse the future and get inspired!

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About Our Maker Faire

 Maker Faire Denver is the first Feature Maker Faire in the Rocky Mountains and surrounding states! It features awe-inspiring maker creations, hands-on activities for makers of all ages, presentations and competitions. The 2017 Maker Faire Denver also claims the largest BattleBots competition in the Western US and an Automated Vehicle Competition with competitors from around the globe.

 

The 2017 Maker Faire Denver aims to further accelerate the Maker Movement in this part of the U.S. and will feature hundreds of exhibitors from Colorado and around the globe, including hands-on workshops and presentations with the sort of crazy twists one can only expect from a Maker Faire:

  • Engineering a Strandbeest
  • Mad Scientists
  • Music Makers for a sound petting zoo
  • Community arts and interactive projects
  • Inventing tools, woodcrafting, metalsmithing
  • Wearable tech, recycled fashion and textiles
  • Social Impact Inventions

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Maker Faire Denver is produced by Colorado Maker Hub, a nonprofit organization that celebrates the Maker Movement and fosters the maker ecosystem. Everyday, we work to advance and connect Colorado makers – a vibrant community of tinkerers, tech enthusiasts, artists, educators, youth makers, inventors, hobbyists, science clubs, students and entrepreneurs. We host community Maker events, maker education programs and foster online collaboration. Essentially, we have a lot of fun! Learn more and become a member here.

 

 

The editors of Make: magazine created Maker Faire in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area, and it has since grown into a significant worldwide network of both flagship and independently-produced events.  Read more:

 

Maker Faire Denver is independently operated under license from Maker Media.