Maker Faire…

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


What is Maker Faire?

What is Maker Faire? … As a celebration of the Maker Movement, it’s a family-friendly all ages showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. It brings together curious people who enjoy learning and love sharing what they can do. Faire gathers together adult and child tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, food artisans, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors.

About the Western New York Regional Maker Faire

The Western New York Regional Maker Faire is a community-organized, family-friendly celebration featuring local do-it-yourself science, art, rockets, robots, crafts, technology, music, hands-on activities, and more.  It’s an event where people show what they are making and share what they are learning. We try to represent the best of makers from around the world, from New York State, and the 8 counties of Western New York;

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  • Allegany
  • Cattaraugus
  • Chautauqua
  • Erie
  • Genesee
  • Niagara
  • Orleans
  • Wyoming


Who is a Maker?

We are parents, students, scientists, and garage tinkerers. We are young and old and we all share a love for innovation, creativity and inspiring others to make something—anything—as long as it makes people happy.  We just might make a Maker out of you!


Glimpse the future and get inspired!