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Call for Makers, Artists, and Musicians

Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire

We are now accepting submissions for participation in the 5th Annual Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire held on Saturday, October 20 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.

In addition to being showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness for makers of all types, this year's Faire will also feature an art exhibition/contest and live music.

Interested makers, artists, and musicians should visit for more information and to apply to take part in the Faire.

In the first four years of its existence, the Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire has drawn over 20,000 attendees who enjoyed hands-on experiences with over 100 makers and artists.

Highlights have included:

  • Rocket launches
  • Robots, including R2-D2
  • Skyping with a scientist in Antarctica
  • 3D printing
  • Food trucks
  • LEGOs
  • Jewelry makers
  • A tiny house and a school bus converted into a camper

We look forward to seeing what fun experiences will be part of this year's event!

The Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire is a collaborative effort of Cool Science, the Manitou Art Center, Pikes Peak Community College, Pikes Peak Library District, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and Make . It is also the culminating event in the week of the Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival.

Maker Faire originated in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area as a project of the editors of Make: magazine. It has since grown into a significant worldwide network of both flagship and independently-produced events. Read more on Maker Faire history, the Maker Movement, as well as how to start a Maker Faire or a School Maker Faire where you live.

Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire is independently organized and operated under license from Maker Media, Inc.


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