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Lisa Rodriguez
Maker Faire Long Island Co-Producer
Director Digital Media/Marketing Long Island Explorium

Maker Faire Long Island returns for the 6th year!
Call for Makers registration is open now!

Long Island, NY – The excitement is palpable as Maker Faire Long Island returns for its 6th edition on Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, at the Long Island Explorium in Port Jefferson. This event is a celebration of creativity and innovation in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math, and it promises to be the most exciting yet!

Last year’s event attracted more than 2000 participants from around the country, with over 80 makers showcasing cutting-edge exhibits and performances. This year’s Maker Faire Long Island promises to be even bigger and better, with new and exciting exhibits and performances, including a demonstration of blacksmithing techniques and the return of the popular Saber Guild Endor temple.

The Call for Makers, Performers, Artisans, and Crafters is now open through May 5th. Groups or individuals interested in exhibiting or offering a hands-on experience should complete the online application at https://longisland.makerfaire.com/call-for-makers/. Apply soon for early placement! Event organizers will reply to applications with further instructions for participation.

“Maker Faire Long Island is a unique event that brings together makers and innovators from all around the country,” said Angeline Judex, Executive Director of the Long Island Explorium. “We’re excited to see what new and innovative projects our makers will bring to the event this year. This event is a celebration of creativity and innovation, and we hope that attendees will leave feeling inspired and motivated to pursue their own creative projects.”

The Faire will be open Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Early bird tickets are available now at https://www.eventbrite.es/e/maker-faire-long-island-2023-tickets-529639003517. Early bird rates end on May 6, 2023. Don’t miss out on this exciting event!

For more information on Maker Faire Long Island, including ticket sales and a full list of exhibitors and performances, please visit the Maker Faire website, https://longisland.makerfaire.com, and follow us on social media for updates on programming content and schedules!

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Media Contacts:

Lisa Rodriguez
Maker Faire Long Island, Co-Producer


Maker Faire Long Island is produced by the Long Island Explorium, a children’s museum focused on science and engineering under license from Make Community LLC. Follow the development of Maker Faire Long Island on Twitter @MakerFaireLI, on Facebook @MakerFaireLI, and on Instagram @makerfaireli.

About the Long Island Explorium

The Long Island Explorium is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit and is chartered with the New York State Department of Education.  Our vision is to be a leader in STEM discovery, learning, and innovation that will shape the intellect, social values, and principles of future generations. Our curriculum, exhibits, and educational approach are unique by design, developed to spark inventive solutions, build confidence by embracing the “fail forward” concept, and foster teamwork. We are recognized as Long Island’s Family Maker Space.

Maker Faires are produced under license from Make Community LLC.


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