Maker Faire roundup: Lots of events coming up!

Maker Faire roundup: Lots of events coming up!

With no fewer than three Maker Faires this summer, and four mini Maker Faires, there is a lot to keep up with. Here’s the skinny on all of the fun:

Maker Faire Bay Area
San Mateo County Event Center, San Mateo, CA
Saturday, May 22, 2010, 10am – 8pm and Sunday, May 23, 2010, 10am – 6pm
Entry deadline: Closed

Maker Faire Detroit
The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI
Saturday, Jul 31, 2010, 9:30am – 8pm and Sunday, Aug 1, 2010, 9:30am – 5pm
Entry deadline: May 31 (submit entry!)

World Maker Faire
The New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
Saturday, Sep 25 and 26th, 2010
Submit entry!

Mid-Atlantic Mini Maker Faire
Linthicum, MD
Saturday, Apr 24, 2010, 10am – 4pm
Entry deadline: Closed

Boston Maker Faire
Cambridge, MA
Saturday, Apr 24, 2010, 12pm – 4pm
Entry deadline: Closed

Maker Faire: NC
Durham, NC
Sunday, Apr 25, 2010, 9am – 9pm
Entry deadline: Closed

Mini Maker Faire Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Saturday, Jun 5, 2010, 10am – 5pm
Entry deadline: May 5 (submit entry!)

4 thoughts on “Maker Faire roundup: Lots of events coming up!

  1. says:

    It’s a real shame that the NC, Mid-Atlantic, and Boston faires are all on the same weekend. The Mid-Atlantic faire would be the closest for me (Northern Virginia), but I heard about (and made plans to exhibit at) the NC faire long before I heard anything about Mid-Atlantic.

    Ah well, there’s still hope to attend World Maker Faire in September…

    1. Matt Mets says:

      Yeah, I’m a little bummed too, there’s no way to make it to all of them (save perhaps a really nice friend with a plane).

      The thing that we probably aren’t making obvious here is that the Mini Maker Faires are put on by local enthusiast groups. Both of the events you mention are being held at the same time as other local events, so I don’t think they had much choice in their scheduling. Of course, they are on separate days, so it’s technically possible to attend both ;-).

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