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Maker Faire Atlanta 2017

Maker Faire Atlanta

Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Maker Faire Atlanta 2017

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Oct 22, 2017 Enter donation ($)
Adult Oct 22, 2017 Free  
College Student Oct 22, 2017 Free  
Middle/High School Student Oct 22, 2017 Free  
Child under age 11 Oct 22, 2017 Free  

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Attendance is Free!  Why register for a ticket?

Signing up for a ticket will help us gauge how many people will be coming and help us plan our exhibits and interactive displays so that we will have enough materials for everyone to take part and enjoy.   It also helps our sponsors so we can keep the event free!

Please bring your printed ticket or be prepared to show it on your mobile device to enter the Faire.  If you are unable to register in advance, there will be free registration on site as well.


What days and hours will Maker Faire Atlanta 2017 be open to the public? 

This year we are hosting a one day Faire on Sunday, October 22 from 10 am to 6 pm. 

Where will Maker Faire Atlanta 2017 be taking place?

The Faire will be held at the Historic Georgia Freight Depot in downtown Atlanta.  The Freight Depot is located next to Underground Atlanta and across the street from the Georgia State Capitol Building.

Where can I park? 

For those of you driving to the Faire, there are several pay parking decks nearby.  Use the Freight Depot address  65 Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive, S.E., Atlanta, GA 30334.

Is public transportation available? 

Yes, MARTA has a couple of stations nearby within a couple of blocks of the venue - Five Points and Georgia State.  See map below:


Will there be food?

Yes!  There will be food and beverages available for purchase at the Faire.

Is the Faire Accessible for people with physical limitations?

Yes.  Most of the Faire is outside on pavement.  There is ramp access for the indoor portion of the Faire.

Can I volunteer at Maker Faire Atlanta? 

YES! Please take a look at our volunteer form here.

What if it rains? 

The show will go on! The Faire takes place mostly outdoors, so be sure to bring rain gear to keep you dry if the weather report looks dreary.

What can I expect?

To have a fantastic time! You'll be surprised and intrigued with every corner that you turn.  There will be something for people of all ages and interests!

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No - all ages are welcome!  We do require that adults entering the Innovator's Playground area (for our youngest makers) be accompanied by a child under the age of 13.   

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact us at

I want to apply to be a Maker too!  Is there still time?

Yes!  Our Call for Makers will be open until October 10.  After that, applicants will be placed on a wait list.Visit our website to apply to be a Maker.   

I'd love for my company to be a sponsor of Maker Faire Atlanta.  Can you send me some information?

Yes!  Maker Faire Atlanta is produced by Southeast Makers Alliance.  Please visit our website to find out more about partnership and sponsorship opportunities or contact us for more information.

Have questions about Maker Faire Atlanta 2017? Contact Maker Faire Atlanta

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Georgia Freight Depot
65 Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive, S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30303

Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

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Maker Faire Atlanta

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects.

We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth — a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.

Glimpse the future and get inspired!

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