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Welcome to Maker Faire’s Media Center, where you can find all the information you need to support your coverage of Maker Faire and the Maker Movement. Use the tabs on the left to navigate the Media Center and access:

Event Registration: Media Credential Applications to attend a Flagship Maker Faire is now open:

  • Maker Faire Bay Area, May 18-20, 2018, San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA
  • World Maker Faire New York, September 22-23, 2018, New York Hall of Science, Queens NY

Fast Facts: Infographics and fast facts about Maker Faire & the Maker Movement
Latest News: Links to Maker Faire in the news
Newsroom: Press releases for Flagship Faires
Photos: Maker Faire photo albums
Videos: Maker Faire videos, including our YouTube channel
Logos/Promotion: Maker Faire brand assets

Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and celebration of the Maker Movement. Maker Faire was born in 2005 out of the launch of Make: magazine as an opportunity for makers of all skills, interests, and ages to connect face-to-face and share their projects, insights, and excitement about making. Read more about the history of the Maker Movement and Maker Faire here.

Looking for a global Faire or another US Faire?

Check out our map showing Maker Faire dates and locations around the world. Contact the Faire you are interested in attending by clicking on the link available through the map.

Event Registration

Thank you for your interest in requesting media credentials to cover Maker Faire.

Credentials are individual and include all days the Faire is open. Any questions about requesting credentials can be sent to If additional information is required to process your application, we will reach out to you. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and we will notify you of your application’s status via email.

Fast Facts

Learn more about Maker Faire and the Maker Movement with these key Fast Facts.

Maker Faire Global Data, January 2017

Noteworthy News

Video: Maker Faire Bay Area 2016, May 20, 2016

What’s Driving the Maker Movement?, March 16, 2016

Family Time Becomes Maker Time, October 16, 2015

Recent Press

Press Releases

Maker Faire Bay Area 2018

World Maker Faire New York 2017

Maker Faire Bay Area 2017

World Maker Faire New York 2016

National Maker Faire 2016

Maker Faire Bay Area 2016

World Maker Faire 2015

Maker Faire Bay Area 2015

World Maker Faire 2014

National Maker Faire 2014

Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

Faire Photos

View the photo galleries from previous Faires by clicking on an image below.
View our other Flickr galleries

Faire Videos

For more see our channel on YouTube

Brand Assets

Below you’ll find the brand assets for Maker Faire of various types, sizes, etc. These images are available to download and use with your Maker Faire coverage. Just right click the images below to save and add the official badge, banners, and logos to your own site, blog, newsletter, etc.

Usage Guidelines

  • Link all Maker Faire branding images to
  • Please don’t use these in a way that implies Maker Faire has endorsed any products or services.

Promote Maker Faire

Include an event-specific banner or official event badge with your coverage or on your site.

Maker Faire Bay Area 2018

Maker Faire Bay Area