Maker Faire Milwaukee
September 27 & 28 at Wisconsin State Fair Park
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday & 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
Maker Faire Milwaukee is part science fair, part county fair, and part something new!
Known as the "Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth," Maker Faire is a family-friendly event that welcomes makers to exhibit their work, and share their knowledge and skills with other makers and with the community. Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to artists to scientists to garage tinkerers and hobbyists, of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow the maker community.
Maker Faire Milwaukee will feature:
- More than 100 makers who will demonstrate and showcase 3D printing, microcomputers, robotics, lasers, large-scale art, alternative energy, blacksmithing, crafts, and more
- Hands-on instructional workshops and activity areas for visitors of all ages and interests
- A Power Racing Series competition on the Milwaukee Mile (adults racing modified toy cars!)
- A pumpkin trebuchet
- FREE admission (some activities or attractions may require a fee)
be the first-ever Maker Faire Milwaukee. It's co-hosted by the Betty Brinn
Children’s Museum and Milwaukee Makerspace, in collaboration with MAKE
magazine, and sponsored by Brady Corporation. The free event will be held at
original Maker Faire event was held in