Maker Faire logoDetroit is all about three letters. D. I. Y. And for the second year in a row, Detroit’s best do-it-yourselfers will gather at Henry Ford for Maker Faire Detroit. Hackers, crafters and makers of all things will be displaying their talent and blowing your mind, Saturday July 30, and Sunday July 31st, from 9:30am to 6:00pm.

Maker Faire started in 2006 in San Mateo California, and has also been held in New York and Detroit. It is the foremost event for American underground innovation. It is the largest festival of its kind; a marquee of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, as well as a celebration of the maker’s mind.

Highlights of the event will include showcases by the Ferndale-based hackerspace, i3Detroit, Theatre Bizzare, The Heidelberg Project and ColorMotion Puppetry, among others. There will be crafts, robots, new methods of transportation, puppets, music and fun for the whole family!

Saturday evening will be full of fun events for Maker Faire goers as well. The first ever regional Ignite Great Lakes event will be held at The Fillmore, doors open at 7:00pm. There will also be an afterparty at i3Detroit which starts at 9:00pm.

This is an experience you do not want to miss. That is why we are giving away two tickets for free! Just follow these simple contest rules:

1. Like us on Facebook, and/or Follow us on Twitter. If you do both and answer the trivia question correctly, it will double your chances of winning!

2. Fill out the form below and answer the trivia question.

3. The deadline for entering the contest is Wednesday, July 27th at 9:00pm. The winner will be announced the same day, at 9:00pm.


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