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A Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Mexico

An edit-a-thon is an event in which people work together in person to build content on a wiki. Edit-a-thons can be very informal or very structured; they can be designed as primarily outreach events (to draw in new contributors) or they can be set up more to meet the needs of longtime contributors.

Further reading[edit]

There are so many ways to plan and run an edit-a-thon, depending on the audience, the intended outcome, how much effort you want to put in, etc. Here are pages with more detailed outlines of how to do an edit-a-thon: