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Welcome to the Home of Gulf Coast MakerCon!

Welcome to the homepage for Gulf Coast MakerCon, Tampa Bay’s independent, oldest and largest maker festival!

Gulf Coast MakerCon provides an opportunity for everyone to join together to share resources, learn a craft, hone their skills, find career and academic opportunities, try new tools and innovations, and showcasing everyone’s amazing creativity!

In between events, we invite you to use these pages and our related social media to connect with other makers, share your events and programs, and learn about different creative opportunities and resources.

Together we can Make the Florida Gulf Coast Amazing, Personally Fulfilling and Economically Productive!

Something For Everyone!

Gulf Coast MakerCon has something for everyone, including drones, robots, visual and performing arts, electronics and mechanical exhibits and displays, and more!  Look for our 2025 event info in late 2024!

Gulf Coast MakerCon is made possible by these great collaborative partners!

With immense gratitude to Uptown-Tampa Sprouts Farmers Market on E .Fowler Ave. & N 22nd Ave. for their generous support of Gulf Coast MakerCon 2024!