We call it the Greatest Make, Show, & Tell on Earth.

The first Annual Maker Faire: Central Oregon will be a local community event with international backing from the Make: Community organization (of Make Magazine fame). In-person on Saturday and Sunday, November 13th & 14th, and online Monday the 15th.


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 for people to show what they are making and what they are learning.  The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect, and grow this community. We will be celebrating innovation, invention, and the do-it-yourself spirit of Central Oregon, and presenting it on the world stage! 

High Desert Makers is your local non-profit organization. Our aim is to bring together artists, tinkerers, scientists, experimenters, crafters, designers, engineers, foodies, musicians, and builders of all ages who would like to share their passion and ideas with others. We are committed to a goal of supporting and building the maker movement in Central Oregon. Follow us on Facebook and join the mailing list to stay connected with the activities and announcements as they happen. 

Maker Faire: Central Oregon will be open to the public! You will have the opportunity to meet many makers who will show and explain projects of all types! Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers.  They are of all ages and backgrounds.

We will be sharing the fairgrounds with the annual, Old Fashion Christmas! Be sure to visit them as well, while you are here*.

* Separate tickets required for each festival


What is Maker Faire?

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.

We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.

Glimpse the future and get inspired!

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About Our Maker Faire

Maker Faire originated in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area as a project of the editors of Make: magazine.  It has since grown into a significant worldwide network of both flagship and independently-produced events.  Read more on Maker Faire history, the Maker Movement, as well as how to start a Maker Faire or a School Maker Faire where you live.