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Official Date and Time Release For Maker Couture Fashion Show

Kansas City Maker Faire’s first ever “Maker Couture” Fashion Show will be held on Saturday, June 25, from 5:00 to 5:30. All vendors are encouraged to submit their designs–both old and new, meaning you don’t have to put something new together specifically for the show. Feel free to wear a costume or a design thatContinue Reading

Meet the Maker(Space): Maker Studio at Science City

Become a maker and be inspired to create new and unique things through hands-on learning at our Maker Space in Science City! Maker Faire tickets include access to both the Planetarium and Science city, including our very own Maker Space for young makers. Science Concepts for our Maker Studio Programs include engineering, design, problem solving, andContinue Reading

Planetarium and Science City Access Included with Maker Faire Tickets!

As if Maker Faire wasn’t already the kid in all of us’ dream come true, Maker Faire Kansas City has something unique to offer it’s attendees! As we are hosted by Union Station, access to the Planetarium AND Science City are included in your ticket price. The Planetarium has a full schedule of shows (shownContinue Reading

Maker Faire Has Something For Everyone

What do a marshmallow launcher, the Patty Wagon from Spongebob, and a drum-playing robot named JunkBot all have in common? They will all be at this year’s Maker Faire! In fact, this year will mark our most diverse and hands-on lineup yet. From cupcakes and coffee cake to claymation, from handmade electric base guitars toContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Dominion Dagorhir

  Dominion Dagorhir has been a crowd favorite at Kansas City’s Maker Faire for the past four years in a row and we’re happy to announce that they will be joining us again this year for a weekend of foam weapon fun. This army of local fighters and craftsmen enjoy making their own weapons andContinue Reading

Maker Couture Fashion Show!

Calling all fashionistas, hobbyists, enthusiasts, and students (amateurs!) of the Maker movement who enjoy designing and creating both interesting and innovate “Maker Couture!” Announcing Kansas City’s first ever Maker Faire Fashion Show! This is your chance to showcase your unique and exciting style to a group of like-minded, enthusiastic individuals. We are looking for designsContinue Reading

Food Trucks at Maker Faire KC

Kansas City – your favorite food trucks return to Maker Faire Kansas City! They will be here both June 25th and 26th! Enjoy BBQ, stuffed wings, pizza, flavored ice – We will have it all AND MORE! Take a look at the list of food trucks below that will be here: Café al Dente BreakingContinue Reading

Meet the Speaker: Jennifer George

Jennifer George is the granddaughter of Rube Goldberg. (  A man who  is best known for a series of popular cartoons depicting complicated gadgets that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways, similar to Heath Robinson devices in the UK, as well as the Storm P devices in Denmark. Goldberg received many honors in hisContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Casa de Keneally

Well, where to start? Casa De Keneally Maker Haven is as much a place as a frame of mind. We really enjoy finding fun and creative ways to turn other people might call trash into things other people might never think of, EVER. The world we all live has moved to such a strong consumerContinue Reading

Meet the BRAND NEW Attraction: The Bike Zoo

We have BRAND NEW Attractions for the 6th Annual Maker Faire Kansas City! Combining mechanics with puppetry, The Bike Zoo, will be bringing their larger than life, interactive, playful, hand-built creatures to the Faire! The Bike Zoo was born as a collaboration of collective imagination between bike-builders, puppet-makers, and performers while fostered by the creative andContinue Reading