Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather together to show what they are making, and share what they are learning.
May 20 - 22
: 1pm - 5pm special access preview day
Saturday (10AM-7PM) and Sunday (10AM -6PM)
San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA
Maker Faire celebrated 150 Faires in 2015 and along with The Make: brand has reached over 1.2 million Makers globally since it launched 2005. The 10th annual Maker Faire Bay Area welcomed some 1,200 makers and 145,000 attendees. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in six years to 900+ makers and 95,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Rome, Paris, Oslo, Trondheim, Newcastle (UK), Orlando, Silver Spring, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Tokyo and Shenzhen host our “featured” Maker Faires (200+ makers), and community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires inspire and ignite creative communities everywhere around the United States and internationally.
16 Things to See and Do at Maker Faire Bay Area