It’s almost here! This Sunday, October 6th, hundreds of makers are ready to share their creations with the world AND YOU! So without further delay here’s my top ten reasons why you should come to the Philadelphia Mini Maker Faire!

1. Fun for all ages!

The greatest show & tell on Earth in PHILLY! Our second year and bigger than ever! The Philadelphia Mini Maker Faire is a celebration of making and makers. Philadelphia was known as the workshop of the world and Philadelphian represented the expertise in production and manufacturing. We have a huge community of tinkerers, innovators, makers, artists, and entrepreneurs and the Faire is a celebration of Philly making.

Pop Up Polaroid in action

Come see the Pop Up Polaroid in action!

2. Art!

The Faire celebrates local artists! Come make an artist trading card with Tracey Burhop, see Kara Kahn demonstrate the Pop Up Polaroid; and meet Brad Litwin sculptor & Mechanicards creator!

Tracey Burhop makes Artist Trading Cards

Make an Artist Trading Card with Tracey Burhop

3. Crafts!

Jewelry, comics, t-shirts, and treasures. Print your own bandana with Team Print Shop Live Print and watch glassblower Remark Glass in action.

The Cocoa Press octopus

A chocolate octopus printed on the Cocoa Press!

4. Food & Beer!

Fresh cold beer from Philly favorite Yards Brewery and food trucks Barkley’s BBQ, Nicks Roast Beef, Papermill, & Philly Goodfellas will be serving up tasty treats.

5. Music!

Music makers at the Faire are: Reflections, Tales from Imperial Towers, Fricknadorable, Dreaming Thomas, The Dorothy Matrix 8-Bit Orchestra, Unigen, Bent Noise, and Sonic Sandbox

TOBOR - the robotic dinosaur

TOBOR: The Robotic Dinosaur returns!

6. Drones & Robotics!

Be mesmerized by TOBOR – The Robotic Dinosaur, taste the future with Cocoa Press the 3D chocolate printer, and meet the Fly Like a Boss team – all makers returning for their second year at the Faire. Joining them are newcomers, Princeton Soccer Robots, Sparky’s Robot World, and TEECS NASA Projects / World Championship Robotics team and you might even see a few famous droids re-created by the Mid-Atlantic Droid Builders.

Sergio in all their glory

Sergio based on Hasbro’s Operation Game from SPOTechnology

7. Games!

Come and play with us! Sergio is inspired by the childhood classic, Operation; The Chaos Machine is a giant, automated, interactive marble maze; Groove Catcher is a fun, addictive, virtual reality rhythm game.

Groove Catcher in Action

Play Groove Catcher! The addictive rhythmic virtual reality game!

8. Makers!

The best part about coming to the Maker Faire is you get to meet the makers! Over 150 makers are just waiting to share what they make with you!

9. Friends!

Come with friends, make new friends. The maker community is all about sharing! Sharing our joy of making things together!

NextFab robot rumble

Are you ready to rumble? ROBOT RUMBLE with NextFab!

10. Workshops!

Our Goldsmith sponsor NextFab offers makers space, technology, and support at their three local makerspaces. They will be leading workshops all day including: 3D Printed glider racesRobot RumbleJewelry Stamping, Wooden Coasters. More about these and other workshops at

See you Sunday!

Sunday, October 6, 2019
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pennovation Works
3401 Grays Ferry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19146

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Food & music! All day fun for everyone.


Tickets online are 30% off the gate price. Get tickets here:
$7 youth 5 – 17 | $14 adults | Kids 4 and under FREE

At the gate tickets are $10 youth 5 – 17 | $20 adults | Kids 4 and under FREE

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