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Maker Faire Lake County 2022

Maker Faire Lake County: The Greatest Show & Tell on Earth

Saturday, April 9, 2022
Grayslake Campus, College of Lake County
Free and open to the public

See Awesome Stuff. Learn How It Works. Make It Yourself!

This year’s Maker Faire is filled with projects made in Lake County. Come to this family-friendly event and learn something new.

Maker Faire Lake County is a show-and-tell for innovative designers, creators, builders and tinkerers. It celebrates the multifaceted fields of making, perfect for creative children and adults in Lake County—from engineers to scientists to crafters.

View Schedule of Events (PDF)

Makey the Maker Faire Robot
Different gadget and electronic parts

Where curiosity and creativity come to play! Visit hands-on maker exhibits including:

  • Make a paper circuit to light up your day
  • Robots, Robots, Robots! Need we say more?
  • Build a structure in our cardboard community
  • Create and launch a paper rocket
  • Check out Make-a-Thon Arduino projects
  • Chat with local makers and learn more about 3D printing
  • Try your hand at soldering, origami, balloon sculpture, Morse code and so much more!

Meet the Makers at the event!

Check out featured Makers and their creations.

Demonstration of a robot

Lake County Robotics Competition

Support 7th-12th grade students as they showcase their cool robots!

Get more information about Lake County Robotics Competition.