Discover what makers can do at the Empire State Maker Faire, an online event on October 16 and 17, 2020. This statewide showcase, organized by local producers throughout New York State, will share the creative work and technical know-how of all kinds of makers who share a passion for making. The event features demonstrations, performances and how-to workshops—everything from robotics to woodworking to flaming art. Empire State Maker Faire is free and open to the public.

On Friday, October 16, 2020, Empire State Maker Faire offers a day for students to explore making in science, art and technology with hands-on activities that can be done at school or at home. Live sessions and a variety of public programs will happen on Saturday. An online showcase of makers and projects will be exhibited on

Would you like to share what you make at The Empire State Maker Faire? The Call for Makers, an open call for entries, will be available online in mid-August. See for more details.

Empire State Maker Faire is presented by the producers of Maker Faires in Rochester, Long Island, Buffalo, Fredonia, Twin Tiers, Syracuse, and World Maker Faire, in conjunction with Make: Community (