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Portland Mini Maker Faire 2013


Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

Portland Mini Maker Faire 2013

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Adult Ended $12.00 $0.00
Youth (age 3-17) Ended $8.00 $0.00
Senior (65+) Ended $8.00 $0.00
Adult Two-Day Pass Ended $20.00 $0.00
Youth Two-Day Pass (age 3-17) Ended $14.00 $0.00
Senior Two-Day Pass (65+) Ended $14.00 $0.00

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Event Details


What day(s) and hour(s) will Portland MiniMaker Faire be open to the public?

The event will be Saturday, September 14 – Sunday, September 15 from 10am – 5pm both days.

Where can I park?

Portland Mini Maker Faire will be located in OMSI’s north parking lot. The south parking lot and overflow lot will be available for visitor parking at the museum. There will be free bike parking on site and we encourage carpooling and public transportation. More info at http://www.omsi.edu/visit/getting-here

Where is the handicap parking located?

We have handicapped parking in the south lot, additionally there is handicapped drop off at the entrance to the event.

Where can I park my RV?

OMSI’s south lot and overflow lots will be available for parking.

Is public transportation available?

OMSI is accessible via TriMet. More info at http://www.omsi.edu/visit/getting-here

Will you have bike parking?

Yes, free valet bike parking will be available.

Can I bring my dog?

No pets are allowed, but service animals are welcome.

Can I volunteer at the Mini Maker Faire?

Yes! There are lots of volunteer opportunities at the event. For more info, please contact volunteerservices@omsi.edu.

What if it rains?

The show will go on! We’re Portlanders, so bring rain gear to keep you dry when walking outdoors.

What can I expect?

To have a fantastic time! You'll be surprised and intrigued with every corner that you turn.

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Rain or Shine. No Refunds/Exchanges. Tickets cannot be replaced.


Have questions about Portland Mini Maker Faire 2013? Contact OMSI

When & Where

OMSI’s North Parking Lot
1945 Southeast Water Avenue
Portland, OR 97214

Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

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About Portland Mini Maker Faire:

OMSI is an internationally recognized science center in Portland, Oregon and is proud to present the inaugural Portland Mini Maker Faire. We are excited to celebrate the fabulous maker community in Portland and throughout the Pacific Northwest.

OMSI is a scientific, educational, and cultural resource center dedicated to improving the public's understanding of science and technology.

About Maker Faire:

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

The original Maker Faire event was held in San Mateo, CA and in 2013 celebrated its eighth annual show with some 900 makers and 120,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in three years to 500+ makers and 55,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Newcastle (UK),Rome, and Tokyo are the home of “featured” 2013 Maker Faires (200+ makers), andcommunity-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now beingproduced around the United States and the world—including right here in Portland.

About MAKE Magazine:

MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. Subscribe here.

Besides the magazine and the faire, MAKE is:

  • a vital online stream of news and projects, blog.makezine.com;
  • a retail outlet for kits and books, the Maker Shed;
  • a steady stream of fun and instruction via our YouTube channel;
  • Make: Projects, a library of projects with step-by-step instructions
  • a book publishing imprint with best-in-category titles on introductions to electronics, Raspberry Pi, Arduino and more.
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Portland Mini Maker Faire 2013
Portland, OR Events Festival

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