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 The Pensacola Mini Maker Faire

The first annual Pensacola Mini Maker Faire is a free, all ages event that brings hundreds of local makers together to celebrate the local creative spirit! Expect to see a variety of Makers, from folks that make things in their garage, to people who want to demonstrate a craft. You will also see associations that support the local creative community to major companies that want to share their innovation and technology. There will also be hands-on activities where you can come out and make something yourself.

Whether you have loved making for years or want to try making for the first time, there is something for everyone! It is really fun to see what your neighbors are working on!

The Pensacola Maker Faire is Presented by the UWF Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering. The festival site is hosted by the UWF Historic District . Both indoor and outdoor exhibits, activities and demonstrations will be set up in various buildings including The Museum of Commerce, Museum Plaza, Voices and The J. Earle Bowden Building.

Get involved by signing up to be a maker, volunteer, sponsor or just donate to the fun!

Tickets are free with registration.

Maker Faire originated in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area as a project of the editors of Make: magazine.  It has since grown into a significant worldwide network of both flagship and independently-produced events.  Read more on Maker Faire history and the Maker Movement.