October 11–13
& 18–20, 2024

Mark Your Calendars

We Can't Wait to Be Back

Celebrate Creativity and Curiosity

The legendary and mind-blowing Maker Faire will be back in October of 2024 for its 16th time in the Bay Area! Experience the ultimate showcase of creativity, innovation, and endless possibilities. 

2023 Makers


Project: EMPIRE

Project: EMPIRE (Early Manned Planetary-Interplanetary Roundtrip Expeditions) is the physical creation of a mythological spacecraft .


Sepia Lux

Sepia Lux and is the creation of a number of artists and was build in Santa Rosa CA. It is a 36’ long, 15’ wide animatronic, inflatable cuttlefish.



How we designed and built the world's first walking animatronic human hand for the record breaking Netflix series, "Wednesday".

2023 Highlights

Full STEAM Ahead


Student Days at Maker Faire

Maker Faire is all about learning, playing, and having a blast while trying out new ideas. From preschool to retirement, anyone can join in on the fun. And the best part? You don't need to be taught how to do it - just set yourself free and explore! Maker Faire empowers students and teachers alike to embrace their creative side and discover new educational horizons while keeping costs as low as possible. Sign up to stay to be notified of the program.

Showing and Telling Across the Seas

Get ready for the biggest, most epic celebration of the Maker Movement of the Bay Area this October! But guess what? It’s  happening around the world on 4 continents in two weeks. Large scale, mind-blowing festivities will also be taking place in Italy, Tokyo, and Egypt. No matter where you are celebrate the global wave of creativity and innovation with us!

Be a Part of It!



Are you creating immersive installations, kinetic art pieces, interactive exhibits, or cool tech? We're searching for projects that will captivate and inspire. We invite you to participate and showcase what you have been inspired to create.



Reserve your spot to step into an immersive world full of robots, art, drones, tech, and hands-on activities. Reward your curiosity and spark your creativity. Space is limited and we encourage you to purchase tickets in advance.



Join us next October and assist our exhibits, large-scale art installations, dynamic school groups, and incredible organizations who will be showcasing their inventions will be taking over the historic buildings of Mare Island.



Be a part of an event that propels the future's groundbreaking ideas, technologies, and innovations. Not only that, it's a game changer for children, showcasing real-life examples of STEAM applications and sparking their curiosity.

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors of
Maker Faire Bay Area

Maker Faire Bay Area 2024

Mare Island Naval Shipyard
560 Nimitz Ave. Mare Island Ca 94592

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