New for Maker Faire Detroit’s 10th anniversary celebration is a main stage in the center of the Outdoor Midway, all shows are included with your Maker Faire Ticket.  Take a ride on the – also new for 2019 – Rock-o-Plane Ferris wheel, catch a tune, be inspired, try something new and enjoy the best geek culture party in the Great Lakes.


Premier Main Stage Acts:

Michigan Opera Theater opens the stage Saturday 10:30 AM and returns Sunday 11:30 AM with light operatic works.  You also won’t want to miss their booth inside the Museum main plaza where they will show costumes and costume design as well as give an afternoon performance indoors at 1:30 PM.


Five Year Mission brings their fun, original songs based on Star Trek episode titles to the stage Saturday 11:00 AM and returns Sunday at Noon.


LeVar Burton celebrates the 10th Maker Faire Detroit Saturday Noon – 12:45 PM with a quick talk, a preview of In Saturn’s Rings film with the producers, and a live reading of his book The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm.


The Together Band a premier event band with horns based in Northern Ohio will perform Classic Rock, Funk, Soul and “Feel Good Music” Saturday 1:00 PM and 4:30 PM, Sunday 1:30 and 4:30.


The Top Hat Sideshow closes the Faire each day with their fantastic Vaudeville inspired show from 5:30 – 6:00 PM then parades us all to the entry gate.

Top Hat Side Show




Fun demos on the Main Stage include:

Terra Prime Light Armory teaches the new sport of lightsaber deulling 2:00 PM Saturday and again at 10:30 AM Sunday.


OK Housecat, Billy Proise, demonstrates how he hacks kids toys to make circuitbent music Saturday at 3:00, Sunday at 3:15.

Casio SK-8: Hamster edition


Detroit Circus folks will enliven the stage between acts throughout the afternoon Saturday and Sunday.

Detroit Circus: Acrobatics, Fire, Balance, Juggling, and Contortion


See you at Maker Faire Detroit July 27 – 28, 2019 — Enjoy the Show!



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