Sabrina Merlo

Sabrina Merlo

Sabrina is the Maker Faire Program Director. She works on stage content for the flagship fairs (Bay Area & New York), and also runs Maker Faire's global licensing program for locally and independently produced Maker Faires. She also co-creates the East Bay Mini Maker Faire in her town, Oakland, CA.

Latest from Sabrina Merlo


Come one, come all to Oakland's 6th annual Mini Maker Faire this weekend, Sunday October 18th! Read more »


The Call for Makers for the first ever nationwide retail Mini Maker Faire at 634 U.S. Barnes & Noble locations is closing this Friday at midnight. Read more »

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The second annual Maker Faire Lisbon was this past weekend, and we had so much fun digging into all the hands-on exhibits from hi-tech to lo-tech. Read more »


See the fun photos from Florida's largest Maker Faire. Read more »


The first day of the 4th annual Maker Faire Orlando was a huge success today at the Orlando Science Center. Thousands enjoyed an unbelievable quantity and range of exhibits and workshops — more than 300 of them! This is a big Maker Faire. There’s obviously a deep geek core in... Read more »


Experiencing a Maker Faire, even if you work for Maker Faire and have seen many, is a process of discovery. Indeed, surprise is the gift of any Maker Faire, and the 2nd annual Denver Mini Maker Faire did not disappoint. So in no particular order, here are 10 subjective highlights... Read more »

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It’s always nice to be wished Happy Birthday by your friends. And it’s great when your friends are this fantastic! Make: would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to these stellar individuals for participating in Maker Faire over the years, many of whom participated since year one in 2006. Indeed, it is... Read more »