Category Archives: Festivals

Meet the Game Maker: Simply Fun

While most of our exhibitors are Makers of their own fun, a few are distributors of supplies and affinity products, like Beth Main, of Simply Fun, an independent game making company that builds skills development in youth through board games. … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Gypsy’s Weavings

We are excited to welcome Gypsy’s Weavings back to Gulf Coast MakerCon. Bethany “Anakhet” Blascoe has ventured into fun new territory with her hand crafted chainmaille jewelry and accessories.  We asked her to tell us more about her work and what she is bringing to … Continue reading

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Calling All Makers! Early Bird Vendor Space & Tickets Now Available!

We’re making ready for our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event! Early Bird tickets to attend the event are 30% off gate admission costs through February 15th. Gate Admission the day of the event is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors 65+ and … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: What’s New for 2016

Gulf Coast MakerCon planning is well underway for our 2016 event on April 9th at the Florida State Fairgrounds.  Now in our 3rd year as Gulf Coast MakerCon, and our 5th as Tampa Bay’s oldest Maker festival, we’ve been learning … Continue reading

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6 Extra Maker Spaces Available, thru April 14!

Ten- Six! -extra Maker spaces have become available in one area of our exhibit space thanks to the generosity of the Florida Fairgrounds and some changes in space use by an existing maker group. If you thought you missed the Maker boat … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Palm Harbor Library

Palm Harbor Library is home to the Hazel Incantalupe Makerspace, a unique arts space for children.  We asked Kiki Durney, Head of Youth Services at the Library, to tell us more about their efforts there. GCMC: Who are you and what do … Continue reading

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