Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire
Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)
There's no additional charge for this! Why sign up for a ticket?
It's true that your AS220's Foo Fest ticket (kids under 10 free) gets you into the Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire, but signing up for a ticket will help us to gauge how many people will be coming and will help us plan our exhibits and interactive displays so that we will have enough materials for everyone to take part and enjoy.
In exchange for signing up, you'll be entered into a random drawing with a chance at winning one of several door prizes made by our members or donated by our sponsors.
Check our website closer to the event for a full list of prizes. Prize winners will be notified by e-mail after the event and will be announced via our website.
What day(s) and hour(s) will Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire be open to the public?
We'll be open from 1pm to about 11pm.
Where can I park?
Visit Park Downtown Providence for information on parking.
Is public transportation available?
Can I volunteer at the Mini Maker Faire?
Volunteers are greatly appreciated! Contact us via this form if you're interested.
What if it rains?
The show will go on! Bring rain gear to keep you dry when walking outdoors. Fortunately, most of our exhibits are indoor to keep the family dry.
What can I expect?
To have a fantastic time! You'll be surprised and intrigued with every corner that you turn.
Rain or Shine. No Refunds/Exchanges. Tickets cannot be replaced.
When & Where
Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire
About Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire:
Celebrate New England D.I.Y: Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire features hands-on making, building & hacking, crafting, garage technology, arts and creativity for sale, and robots, right in the middle of AS220 Foo Fest 2013, in Providence, RI on August 10, 2013.
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 heldin San Mateo, CA and in 2012 celebrated its seventh annual show with some 800 makers and 110,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagshipevent, has grown in three years to 500+ makers and 55,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Newcastle (UK), and Tokyo are the home of “featured” Maker Faires (200+ makers), and community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world—including right here in YOUR CITY.
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.