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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 alongside of AS220 Foo Fest in Providence, RI.
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 2016 celebrated its eleventh annual show with some 1300 makers and 150,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in five years to 900+ makers and 90,000 attendees. Thirty-one larger scale Maker Faires occur in cities around the world—Detroit, Atlanta, Berlin, Paris, Rome, Tokyo, and Shenzhen to name a few— and over 150 community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced in the United States and in 34 other countries around the world.
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. Download a free issue 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 instruction;
- a publisher of best-in-category titles via Make: Books, including introductions to electronics, Raspberry Pi, 3D printing, Arduino and more.