Maker Festival 2018

Maker Festival 2018 returns to the Toronto Reference Library on July 7 & 8. More than 100 makers will show off their creations both in the Library and on the street outside.

Free Registration is Now Open!

The Maker Extravaganza is FREE to attend, but it is highly recommended to register your attendance in advance. Why? Maker Festival is 100% volunteer-run, so your registration helps us better understand our visitor numbers, which in turn helps us convince more wonderful makers and sponsors to support us. Thank you for YOUR support!

The will be exhibiting for our fourth year. Be sure to stop in and say hello and watch for new product announcements and special pricing on many favorite items available only at Maker Festival.

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