CREATE KICK-OFF PARTY with TechVibe Radio

LOCATION: THE INNOVATION SALON, featuring over 50 artists and innovators all day long. We are getting this party started with TechVibe Radio as we unveil the Innovation Salon and talk to the Creatives that are highlighting the day! Join TechVibe Radio hosts Audrey Russo and Jonathan Kersting, with food, fun, art, tech and music -- as we roll out the big day!

NOON KICK OFF: Listen for the Drums! Roots to Rhythm will kick off the party at high noon! Grab a drum or percussion instrument provided, and discover your own inner rhythm and connect with each other in community, co-creating an amazing, unified experience. If your heart is beating, you can drum!

ROBOT WELCOME: Say 'hello' to the Choitek Megamark, a 3 ft tall, advanced educational technology robot capable of performing a variety of human-size tasks, such as watering plants, feeding pets, playing piano and more!

ART JAM: Kait Shoeb hosts a 5 hour painting jam starting at noon, in honor of the spirit of creativity. Stop by and make your mark on the giant 8' painting immortalizing CREATE 2017 in art history forever!

DJ Thermos keeps the party going through 1pm, when IDEAfest kicks off in the August Wilson Theater.

FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC