Event Date: Sunday, September 8, 2019
Location: History Park, 635 Phelan Ave, San Jose, CA 95112

The event is for anyone who embraces the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their creations with the world.

Bring your passion to the San Jose Min Make Faire, from engineering to science, art, food, design, and craft—and most anywhere in between!

What’s New

San Jose Mini Maker Faire 2019 offers expanded opportunities to provide scheduled and drop-in workshops, and more young maker opportunities. Proposals for large scale, immersive experiences are welcome.

We invite the latest in robotics, electronics and digital fabrication. Growing categories include architecture and design, woodworking, mixed reality, AI, and cosplay. We are also particularly interested in projects and startups focused explicitly on climate protection.

As always, we encourage applications that are interactive and highlight the process of making things.

Here are just some of the topics that we’re looking for:

  • Robotics
  • Electronics
  • Design and Fabrication (both digital and analog)
  • Shelters (tiny homes, tents, domes, etc.)
  • Cosplay and Costumes
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Sustainability & Green Tech
  • Innovations pertaining to Climate Protection
  • Woodworking
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mixed and Augmented Reality
  • Food Makers (not concessionaires, more info below)
  • Homegrown Drones
  • Science, Biology/Biotech, and Chemistry Projects
  • Interactive, Kinetic Art Projects (tabletop to large-scale)
  • Craft (all kinds)
  • E-Textiles and Wearables
  • Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
  • Puppets, Kites, Toys and Other Whimsical Creations
  • Music Performances and Participation
  • Unusual Tools or Machines
  • How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (vacuums, clocks, washing machines, etc.)

Get Inspired! Watch the 18 best global Maker Faire videos from 2018.

Keep Track of Maker Faire:Aspiring makers are encouraged to follow @sjmakerfaire on Twitter and Instagram, and via our Maker Faire Facebook feed to keep up with the latest news on makers and #MakerFaire.