Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather together to show what they are making, and share what they are learning.
Maker Faire Chicago
April 22 – 23, 2017
Saturday (10AM-7PM) and Sunday (10AM -5PM)
Lakeside Center, McCormick Place
Call for Makers is taking applications NOW
Maker Faire will be held at the same time and close to C2E2 (see tix offering on tix link). A great opportunity for Faire goers to “Make” at Maker Faire and check out the comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games
Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) Ticket Add-on
You have the option to purchase a ticket for the adjoining C2E2 show at a discount. Selection is made in the Add-on section. Please note that C2E2 tickets are sold for the specific show day.
Maker Faire celebrated 191+ Faires in 2016 in 38 Countries. The 11th annual Maker Faire Bay Area welcomed some 1,200 makers and 145,000 attendees. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in seven years to 950+ makers and 95,000 attendees.