The 2018 Des Moines Mini Maker Faire takes place on Labor Day, Monday, September 3 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Science Center of Iowa.

Exhibitor Tables are open all day.

Maker Faire Plaza

Food Trucks- all day

  • Karam’s Mediterranean Grill
  • 515 Pi- Irrationally Delicious Pizza
  • Roadside Tacos
  • Outside Scoop
  • Kona Ice

Human Foosball- all day- bring your friends and play human foosball in Maker Faire Plaza!

Live Music

  • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM      Andrew David
  • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM          The Blendours
  • 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM          Steve Kowbel

Inside the Science Center of Iowa

Skills Stations- all day throughout the building

  • Sewing
  • Soldering
  • Plastic Fusing
  • Color Mixing with the Des Moines Art Center
  • Paper Circuit Making
  • Toy Take Apart

Robotics Talks- high school competition robotics teams and collegiate teams will talk about their experience making robots- 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM

Maker Stage- In 2018 we are debuting the Maker Stage! Throughout the day we will have our makers up on stage talking about their projects.  Schedule to be released the day of the event.