Each year we are blown away by the creative minds at Maker Faire Austin. We’re proud to sponsor this exciting event that captures wonder, whimsy and imagination in an amazing showcase of creations & experiments. But at Maker Faire, you’re not just browsing what other awesome DIYer’s have made — you are invited to jump into hands-on tinkering yourself! Mark your calendars and get your early bird tickets for Maker Farie Austin on Saturday, May 4 at Palmer Event Center. From 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., you can enjoy workshops, watch performers, and participate in many art & science projects. *Scroll below to win a family 5-pack of tickets!

What Is Maker Maker Faire? Called “The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth”, this annual event is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. It’s a gathering of engineers, artists, scientists and crafters who love sharing their hobbies, experiments, and projects.

Do YOU have something awesome to showcase at this year’s Faire? The Call for Makers is Open! Click here to read all about setting up a booth for yourself or your group.

There’s also a NEW Student Maker Area! If you child is a maker in grade K-16, they can show projects in a new collaborative student area. It is set up with tables, chairs, and power — perfect for students who are exhibiting a small project. Click here for more details on the Student Maker Area.

Photo credit: Nine Francois

Photo credit: Nine Francois

Photo credit: Nine Francois

With so many inventive makers at the Faire, you’re sure to be amazed by wonderous sights. Click here to view the full list of makers who will be in attendance. Click here for the full schedule of events!

Photo credit: Nine Francois

–> Get Your Tickets: Click here to purchase your tickets online! Save with advanced tickets!

  • Online Early Bird –  $8 for children (ages 4-18); $10 for adults.
  • Day-of On Site Tickets – $12 for children; $14 for adults
  • Free for children ages 3 & under!

Interested in volunteering in exchange for admission? Click here to learn about opportunities.

For much more info, you can visit austin.makerfaire.com and follow on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and sign up for their email newsletter.

Photo credit: Nine Francois

–> Giveaway: We have a family 5-pack of passes to give away to this awesome event. Enter below. Good luck! *Entering the giveaway will add you to the Do512 Family email list, where we let you know about the best Austin family events each week.

Click here to enter on mobile