Get tickets today! Early-bird pricing ends Sunday

Purchase your tickets now, and save a little cash. Early bird tickets are still on sale through September 4. Exhibitors will be sharing, showing, and making awe-inspiring creations that are practical, built for fun, or constructed to just to push the limits of imagination and technology—don’t miss out!

Ticket buyers will also receive an offer for discounted EMP Museum admission, so you can visit inspiring exhibits such as World of WearableArt™, Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds, Indie Game Revolution, and more.

Maker Profile: Matthew Oswald, Creator of Mugsy

Being a maker means getting creative and thinking outside the box while sharing, collaborating, and having a positive impact. From creating the next renewable energy source to making kites with young people in your community, the range of maker projects shows just how much can be accomplished with a little inspiration.

Exhibiting maker Matthew Oswald, creator of the coffee-making robot Mugsy, shares what being a maker means to him:

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See Young Innovators in Action at the Youth Makers Spotlight

Seattle Mini Maker Faire invites young makers-in-training to enter a world of innovation and imagination. If you can dream it, you can build it! These young makers, featured in the upcoming Faire, are proving just what a little creativity can produce when paired with a big idea:

Anantika Mannby is a 12-year-old maker from Mercer Island, WA. Her project, Death Star 2000, is a complex mechanical, electrical, and software design depicting a 3-ft. buckyball virus. Mannby will also be showcasing her other “terrifying” project Blute, a 6’x4’x4’ Theo-Jansen inspired animatronic robot that has an articulated neck, moving head and jaws, eyes that swivel, flash, and blink; and a maw that breathes fire.  For Mannby, Maker Faire is a family affair: her sister Aditi Mannby will also be featured this year, presenting her own Hover Cart project.

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Announcing the 2016 Lineup: 3D Printing Demos, Implantable Tech, and More!

We’re excited to announce our full line-up of exhibiting makers and presenters for Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2016!

It’s the perfect time to start planning your Maker Faire must-see list. Attendees will be invited to interact with everything from electronic instruments, homemade robots, 3D-printed prototypes to crafting activities, woodworking, an upcycled arcade game, and more. Plus, all weekend long performances and maker talks such as our Wearable Artist Spotlight will highlight the art of making in its many forms.

Read more about the exhibiting makers and to discover the many ways people are making in our community!

Special early-bird-pricing tickets now on sale through September 4.