Explore the Fair and Festival!

Get Involved & Compete!

Schools, Makers, Crafters, Vendors, Sponsors and Volunteers. Be part of something amazing!

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Explore the Fair and Festival!

Explore the Fair and Festival!

Plan your trip to the Fair (Festival is FREE with SD Fair Admission). Enjoy the Rides, Vittles, and Education.

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Schools and Clubs

Schools and Clubs

Sign up for the Field Trip Program and/or Challenges. Register for this free program by May 12th, 2017.

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The 2017 Summer STEAM Maker Festival at the San Diego County Fair
JUNE 14, 2017 from 11 AM to 4:00PM

(Open to Schools and Participants from 8 AM- 4 PM)

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STEAM Maker Festival is thrilled to be part of this year’s San Diego County Fair. The San Diego County Fair is presented by Albertsons/Vons. On June 14, the Del Mar Arena will be converted into the Summer STEAM Maker Festival!

Summer ​STEAM Maker Festival!
A celebration for all ages, a gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors.  The Summer San Diego STEAM Maker festival at the Fair combines a maker expo with S.T.E.A.M. Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) to create a uniquely educational festival for students and adults alike.

We reckon you’d like to attend!  
Schools and clubs from all over San Diego County are invited take a free field trip to the San Diego County Fair where families will be invited to come spend the day exploring the best of STEAM programs and compete in STEAM Maker challenges.  All STEAM Challenges will be held between 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM so awards can be presented by 11:30 AM.  After that, all participants are free to enjoy the San Diego County Fair for the rest of the day, or at least until your chuck wagon or stagecoach rings the triangle to leave. 

Adults and children who come to the San Diego County Fair on their own accord, are free to mosy on down the Summer STEAM Maker Festival, as an included free event with San Diego County Fair Admission. 

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The Summer STEAM Maker Festival at the San Diego County Fair will be held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on June 14.

Mercantiles and Philanthropes!
Expect to see local and national companies that have brought along their marvels and watch as your child’s aspirations grow. These are specifically chosen businesses and charities that will provide a unique hands-on experience for all visitors.  Every exhibitor will be providing an activity or demonstration that all ages can participate or enjoy.  Plus, meet charities that are making a difference in children’s lives.

So giddy on up and hightail it over to the Summer STEAM Maker Festival at the San Diego County Fair to experience a STEAM hootenanny for youngins’, tinkerer’s, and the whole rootin’ clan!

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