The Bike Zoo: A Brand New Attraction at Maker Faire Kansas City

makerfaire2016-tnCome to the 6th Annual Maker Faire Kansas City at Union Station on June 25 & 26! This year we have BRAND NEW Attractions! Combining mechanics with puppetry, The Bike Zoo, will be bringing their larger than life, interactive, playful, hand-built creatures to the Faire!

The Bike Zoo was born as a collaboration of collective imagination between bike-builders, puppet-makers, and performers while fostered by the creative and supportive environment of Austin, Texas. Ringleader, Cofounder and Mechanical Engineer, Jeremy Rosen and his company create everlasting memories.

At Maker Faire Kansas City, you will discover and be able to ride the:

  • The Giant Rattlesnake is 80 feet in length, has 34 wheels, is articulated in 15 places and seats six people. As participants or performers pedal, the Giant Rattlesnake slithers; it looks very, very real.
  • Butterflies, ranging from 10′ to 18′ Tall!
  • The Carousel which can seat 6 peddlers and up to 10 riders in the center

AND MORE! For more information about the Bike Zoo, please visit http://austinbikezoo.org/blog/about/

Come join us at historic Union Station for a faire full of fun and inspiration! Maker Faire Kansas City celebrates the best of human imagination and creativity, where Makers share their process and product. This means that there will be something for everyone at Maker Faire Kansas City!

In addition to The Bike Zoo, other new attractions include a Louisiana-Style Opening Parade featuring exhibiting Makers and a 30 ft. Egg Drop competition. You will also see power wheels racing, a Lowrider Car Show, community art projects with Belger Arts Center, a first ever Maker Couture Fashion Show and more! The list goes on! Tickets are on sale now. For more information about Maker Faire Kansas City and tickets, please visit www.makerfairekc.com/

Hope to see you at the 6th Annual Maker Faire and be sure to check out our new attractions!

KC Studio

KC Studio covers the performing, visual, cinematic and literary arts, and the artists, organizations and patrons that make Kansas City a vibrant center for arts and culture.

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