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Ignite! Expo

This is it! The final day of our Ignite! Festival where we welcome people from our community who are changing the world with their innovations and creative ideas to show off their stuff! Our exhibitors will show you their latest creations, and there will be lots of extra activities as well.

This event is free with your General Admission, which means completely free for our Members!


  • Regina Games Forge - A local group of tabletop game designers who meet and host playtests regularly. They will have several prototypes of various tabletop games from local designers available to play and demo throughout the day.
  • Regina Scale Modelers – Creating intricate scale models of agricultural machinery
  • SLUG – Saskatchewan Lego Users Group are bringing various Lego creations and some brick-art by Tim Brix.
  • Queen City Cosplayers – showcasing their costumes as well as some home made accessories and props.
  • John Klein – Demonstrating his home solar panel array, and how to set one up.
  • Crashbang labs - Various projects built by lab members. Mostly electronic, laser cut and 3d printed parts.
  • Regina Rolling Robot Tours –Ride a Segway and learn more about balance and these cool rides.
  • Mighty Chameleon Brothers - A new, locally-created indie video game. It has been fashioned after classic arcade games of the 80's & 90's. Play a demo of the game with an authentic arcade joystick!
  • Miller High School – Students will be bringing along some of their STEM projects.
  • Rick Martens – 3D Printed props and a video presentation about Maker Spaces.
  • Talking Dog Studios - The Grid Virtual Reality Arcade game with a headset so visitors can play this new game
  • ZMZ Smithing – Live blacksmithing with a coal forge. Zach will show off his traditional smithing skills and make small pieces live in front of you!

Activities - These activities will run all day long!

  • Toy-Take-Apart
    • Discover how your toys move, make noise, and light up by taking them apart. Use circuit boards to make them come alive again!
  • Pendulum Art
    • Make art that you can take home with you using a pendulum!
  • Spectrometers
    • Explore light in a new way by putting together a spectrometer and having a look through it!
  • Boomwhakers!
    • Learn to play a tune using nothing but these colourful, clever little tubes.
  • The Cardboard Arcade
    • See what creations were made during the Cardboard Challenge on Family Maker Day and play some of the games.

Stage Shows

The Static Show - 1pm

2pm Family Activity (Making Slime) - 2pm

The Cotton Candy Show - 3pm buy a bag after the show for only $3

The Spooky Science Show - 4pm An only in October special stage show!

The Gyro Gym - 5pm

Earlier Event: October 6
Ignite! Family Maker Day
Later Event: October 7
2pm Family Activity - Slime Time