Seattle Mini Maker Faire

See. Make. Break. Share. Repeat.

  1. The Microsoft Lounge welcomed new and longtime users alike to learn how Windows 10 IoT Core can help them build their own exciting projects at home and in the workplace on Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and Intel.

    Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2015.

    Photo courtesy Jim Bennett.

  2. Art meets engineering in Daisy, the world's largest solar-powered tricycle.

    Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2015.

    Photo courtesy Jim Bennett.

  3. More than 100 makers gathered to share projects blending art, engineering, science, and technology, exploring everything from sustainability and green tech to rockets and remote-controlled toys.

    Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2015.

    Photo courtesy Jim Bennett.

Maker Faire, hailed as the "Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth," is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness—and a celebration of the maker movement: people not just hungry to talk about the next big thing, but to make it!


 Type Early Bird Advance (through 9/4) Regular + At the Door (9/5-18) Purchase + Notes
Adult $18 $21

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Prices reflect admission for one day of Seattle Mini Maker Faire.

Ticket buyers will receive an offer for discounted EMP Museum admission.

EMP Members $15 $18
Student (with I.D.) $15 $18
Youth (5-17) $9 $12
Children (4 and younger) FREE FREE

Try out the latest, greatest inventions by over 120 makers from across the region at a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness–and a celebration of the maker movement: people not just hungry to talk about the next big thing, but to make it!

Over the course of the weekend, guests are invited to get their hands dirty and try out amazing projects through exhibits, hands-on activities, demonstrations, performances, and talks that blend art, engineering, science, and technology. It’s a vibrant gathering of innovative minds, and the perfect opportunity to learn as well as share!

All Seattle Mini Maker Faire ticket buyers will also be offered a special discount for general admission to EMP Museum which includes access to World of WearableArt™, Indie Game Revolution, Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic, and more.

Art and Engineering Projects // Hands-On Workshops & Builds // 3D Printers and Laser Cutters // Autonomation // Bikes and Cars // Biology and Science // Coding // Gaming // Music and Instruments // Textile Arts, Crafts, and Handmade Goods // Makerspaces // Pop Culture Geeky Projects // Recycled and Upcycled Projects // Robotics // Start-Ups, Hackers, and Tech // Sustainable // Wearable Art // Youth Makers and Schools // AND SO MUCH MORE!

Full list of makers to be announced in August 2016! Some featured projects are listed below.

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Dates + Times

September 17–18, 2016



EMP Museum and Seattle Center's Next 50 Plaza


Seattle Mini Maker Faire would not be possible without the incredible community of innovators and makers from across the region. Additionally, Seattle Mini Maker Faire has a large team of advisors, committee members, and collaborators including current and past representatives from:

4Culture, ARCADE Northwest, Brown Paper Tickets, DigiPen Institute of Technology, Fab Lab Tacoma, Flying Heritage Collection, Geek Girl Carrots, Jigsaw Renaissance, Jordan T Adams Events : Creative, King County Library System, Living Computer Museum, Lost Lake Technology, LLC, Metrix Create Space, Museum of Flight, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Arts and Culture, Open Beam, Pacific Science Center, Penny University, Pierce County Libraries, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Makerfest, Seattle Interactive Conference, Seattle Made/Seattle Good Business Network, Seattle Public Library, Seattle Public Schools, SODO Makerspace: Seattle Fab Lab, The Boeing Company, The Children's Museum, UW Division of Design, UW Ecoclimate Lab, Washington State Science & Engineering Fair, Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium, and all Seattle Mini Maker Faire exhibitors!


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

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