Nearly 12,000 making enthusiasts took over Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Buhl Community Park October 13 – 15 on a beautiful fall weekend in Pittsburgh! Thank you to all who made Maker Faire Pittsburgh 2017 such a wonderful success.  Special thanks to our presenting sponsors Make: Magazine, Chevron, and the Grable Foundation, and awesome community partners and collaborators Assemble, Zero Fossil, Remake Learning and Nova Place.  You can see the compete sponsors list here.

Some highlights:

  • 200+ makers demonstrated a wide variety of disciplines, from robotics to honey making to circus arts
  • A 20-foot tall fire-breathing dragon stood watch over the Faire
  • Attendees enjoyed performances and workshops featuring on woodworking, sewing, puppetry, fire breathing and pottery
  • More than a dozen Power Racing teams competed in souped-up kids electric ride-on vehicles
  • Attendees came from 15 states as well as Canada
  • More than 2,000 students and educators participated at Remake Learning Education Friday

We’d love to get your feedback on this year’s Maker Faire Pittsburgh.  Just complete the survey(s) below that fits your role in the Faire and you’ll have a  chance to win a Hummingbird Duo robotic kit from Birdbrain Technologies.

Check out a photo collection from the Faire here.  And please keep sharing your photos with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using @makerfairepgh and #makerfairepgh17.