The first official Maker Faire event in Connecticut was in Westport on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Now rebranded as Maker Faire Connecticut, the NINTH annual event will be on Sat & Sun April 18-19, 2019 at Staples High School in Westport, CT.
Makers of all types will converge in Westport for a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness — a celebration of the Maker movement.
Maker Faire Connecticut is produced by Remarkable STEAM.
The Maker Faire Connecticutis independently organized and operated under license from Make: Community.
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, the Maker Movement, as well as how to start a Maker Faire or a School Maker Faire where you live.
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!