Although BarCamp started in Palo Alto, California, in 2005, the event has spread like wildfire across six continents and dozens of BarCamp events are held each year. This website focuses on the BarCamp that is held in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Below are details about this year's event.


Anyone can attend BarCamp GR. This event focuses on technology and design, so having an interest in one or more of these topics is strongly encouraged.


August 9 & 10
Attendees can bring a sleeping bag and camp out overnight, or they can attend each day separately. For more info, view the schedule.


DeVos Communications Center at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. Not familiar with this venue? Get directions.


Free! But everyone is encouraged to present something or get involved, even if this is your first time at BarCamp. We're very friendly people.