The Kauffman Foundation has put together this video with clips from Maker Faire Kansas City (slightly higher production value here):
I could go on at great length about why I think this is important. (Tween kid overhead saying to Dad: "We are soooo coming back here next year!") But Tom Kalil's already done a good job of that. And, anyhow, where would I start?. "Maker Faire is integrative..."? "Maker Faire is open-ended..."? "Maker Faire is essential for..."? Sure. Yadda yadda. But the bottom line? Simple.
Maker Faire is awesome.