What is Maker Faire?

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.

We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.

Glimpse the future and get inspired!

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About Maker Faire Milwaukee


Maker Faire Milwaukee is returning for its 7th year in 2021!

Part science fair, part county fair, Maker Faire entertains, informs and connects attendees in a family-friendly environment that celebrates technology, education, science, arts, crafts, sustainability and more. What can you see and do at the Faire?

  • Talk to Makers – How did you make that? What tools did you use? Where did you get that idea? Ask away! Sharing knowledge is what Maker Faire is all about.
  • See manufacturing technology, blacksmithing, handmade 3D printers, and faculty and student projects from colleges and universities around the Midwest.
  • Learn something: soldering, sewing, screen printing, special effects make-up…there are dozens of opportunities.