Des Moines Mini Maker Faire

Des Moines Mini Maker Faire

Monday, September 5, 2022  |  9:00 am-4:00 pm

The 2022 Des Moines Mini Maker Faire will be hosted by the Science Center of Iowa on Monday, September 5. The all-ages festival celebrates those who tinker, build, experiment and collaborate.

This year’s theme – Make:Pretend – highlights creativity in creating costumes, props, stage sets, puppets and more. Exhibitors will showcase creativity from across the state, and attendees will be able to participate in hands-on activities to discover their own inner maker.

The festival atmosphere continues outside with food trucks available from 11:00 am-2:00 pm.

View the event schedule and more at http://desmoines.makerfaire.com/

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All Des Moines Mini Maker Faire activities are included with SCI general admission — free for members!

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Mask Making Workshop = Create a simple mask that you can wear at the Maker Faire. There is no additional cost for this workshop. 9:00 – 10:30 am and 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Advanced Mask Making Workshop = Take your mask to the next level. Create a high tech mask with LED lights and paper circuits. There is an additional fee of $5 for each participant. Registration is required. 11:00 am – 12:00 pm and 3:00 – 4:00 pm.

Workshop fees are $5 per person (adults and children). Space is limited to 26 people per workshop.

AM workshop

PM workshop

Presenting Sponsor: Kemin Industries