The 2018 Eugene Mini Maker Faire will take place at Eugene Science Center on Saturday, September 29th from 10am to 5pm.

Admission to Eugene Mini Maker Faire includes admission to Eugene Science Center’s Exhibit Hall and Planetarium!


General Admission (ages 3-61): $8
Senior Admission (ages 62+): $7
Young Child Admission (ages 0-2): Free
Eugene Science Center Members: $3

Take a look at 2017’s Participating Makers

  • Arcimoto: See the locally-designed Arcimoto SRK, an electric vehicle designed for daily driving.
  • Barnes & Noble Eugene: Purchase books, toys, maker kits and more!
  • Bike Friday: Learn about how locally-made folding, cargo, and tandem bikes are built and take a spin on a family-friendly bicycle!
  • BrewFest by Fanosity: Experience the “Brew Fest of the Future!” at the beer garden. Team LagerBot is back with a glimpse of what the future holds for audience engagement at brew fests!
  • Bronto MTB Company: Custom tailored bicycles. Built one at a time.
  • CoCycle: take a spin around the Faire on a unique tandem bicycle built for conversation and community.
  • Compressed Air Rockets: How high can you fly? Build a simple paper rocket and launch it with air pressure!
  • Costumes for Causes: Look for Captain America, Deadpool, Domino, Star Lord, Gamora, and more superheroes roaming around the Faire from 11AM to 2PM! Get your picture taken and learn about their costumes.
  • Destination Imagination: Sample an Instant Challenge — can you build a bridge out of household materials? You can also find out how to form your own team for creative competition.
  • Dodeca Art Farm: Have a seat in a giant Adirondack chair made by local artists.
  • Eugene Made: Supporting locally-made goods in and around Eugene.
  • Eugene Maker Space: our founding partners, who will once again bring an exciting array of projects including robotics, electronics, and more.
  • Eugene Public Library Maker Hub: Make a simple moving robot or create your own button. Learn about maker tools and activities for all ages at Eugene Public Library!
  • Eugene Rocketry: Air-powered straw rocket launches courtesy of Eugene’s local rocketry club
  • First Tech Challenge: Local teams from Junction City and Pleasant Hill will demonstrate their competition robots
  • K12 in Oregon: K12-powered public schools feature rigorous online curriculum with hands-on materials. Stop by our tent to learn about atoms and platonic shapes while making your own dice.
  • NAWIC Eugene: Build towers out of spaghetti and marshmallows with our local chapter of Women in Constuction
  • Outrider Camps: try footprint casting and learn about summer opportunities for outdoor learning
  • Play-Well TEKnologies: help build a tabletop city with skyscrapers, houses, and other buildings while learning about Play-Well’s local STEM summer camps.
  • Science Factory: Make flying machines and marshmallow catapults with Science Factory educators and volunteers
  • South Eugene Robotics Team: The only FIRST Robotics Competition team in Eugene/Springfield will show off their latest robot creation.
  • Springfield e-Power Our Community: Springfield High School students display a variety of maker projects
  • Steamworks R&D Labs: Local artist Steve La Riccia brings interactive steampunk art creations that you can see and try out for yourself.
  • Trapdoor Escape Rooms: Learn how a local escape room uses Arduinos and other electronics to put together some of their props.
  • UO Allan Price Science Commons & Research Library: From 3D modeling to high-powered rocketry, learn about making at the University of Oregon.