Attendance is Free! Why sign up for a ticket? (Other than the fact that you'll need one to get in..)
Signing up for a ticket will help us to gauge how many people will be coming and will help us plan our exhibits and interactive displays so that we will have enough materials for everyone to take part and enjoy.
When you turn in your printed ticket at the AMMF, you'll be entered into a random drawing with a chance at winning one of several door prizes made by our members or donated by our sponsors.
Check our website closer to the event for a full list of prizes. Prize winners will be notified by e-mail after the event and will be announced via our website.
What day(s) and hour(s) will Atlanta Mini Maker Faire 2012 be open to the public?
October 6, 2012, 10 am to 5 pm
Where can I park?
The Faire will be on Georgia Tech’s campus, and the best address to feed your GPS is 349 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta GA 30313. That will put you at a parking garage that is the closest walking distance to the Faire. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/UUEjJ
Is public transportation available?
Check these links for information on public transportation
Can I volunteer at the Mini Maker Faire?
YES! Join our mailing list for volunteer information
What if it rains?
The show will go on! Bring rain gear to keep you dry when walking outdoors. Fortunately, we will have many indoor exhibits to keep the family dry.
What can I expect?
To have a fantastic time! You'll be surprised and intrigued with every corner that you turn.
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