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Maker Faire Orlando is a non-profit, community-organized, celebration featuring local do-it-yourself science, art, rockets, robots, crafts, technology, music and hands-on activities. The family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness returns on Nov. 5-6, 2022 where people show what they are making and share what they are learning at the 10th annual event to be held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds and Expo Halls.

Individuals behind the exhibits are known as ‘Makers’ and range from tech enthusiasts to crafters and scientists to garage tinkerers of all ages and backgrounds. The two-day event is expected to draw 10,000 attendees and includes 300 exhibits, Power Racing, Combat Robots, Nerdy Derby, and much more on display throughout three air-conditioned exhibit halls, as well as, green spaces filled with hands-on activities, workshops and competitions.

Call for Makers
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 their hobbies, experiments or projects. There is no fee for individuals or community groups to exhibit at Maker Faire Orlando. There is a fee for individuals, small companies and startups to sell products you make at the event.

Maker online registration: https://www.makerfaireorlando.com/exhibit-at-maker-faire-orlando/ The application deadline is Aug. 31.

10th Anniversary Early Bird Tickets – Save up to 75% through Aug. 31
To celebrate 10 years of Maker Faire Orlando, two-day tickets are $10 each for youth and adults. Children under age three are free. Order tickets online (nominal fee applies): https://www.makerfaireorlando.com/attend/

From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Makers showcase hobbies, experiments and projects. Immerse yourself in Maker culture with exhibits, a performance stage, big art and spectacle. Experience hands-on learning by people who make, play, tinker and hack to include robotics, cosplay, STEM & STEAM, crafts, science, electronics, tools and crazy things you’ve never seen!

  • Saturday, Nov. 5 and Sunday, Nov. 6
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (both days)
  • Central Florida Fairgrounds and Expo Halls (4603 W Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32808)
  • FREE on-site parking
  • A variety of food choices are available for purchase.
  • For more information and tickets: www.makerfaireorlando.com

Robot Ruckus

Robot Ruckus is included with Maker Faire Orlando tickets. See your favorite robot builders from TV having fun destroying each other’s toys with more than 20 teams from the BattleBots show on the Discovery Channel and Discovery+. For more information visit robotruckus.org.

About Maker Faire Orlando
Maker Faire Orlando is a non-profit, community-organized, family-friendly celebration featuring local do-it-yourself science, art, rockets, robots, crafts, technology, music and hands-on activities. Maker Faire Orlando is produced by The Maker Effect Foundation and funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program. Ticket proceeds benefit The Maker Effect Foundation, a 501(c)(3) educational charity located in Orlando, Fla.

Maker Faire originated in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area as a project of the editors of Make: magazine. It has since grown into a significant worldwide network of independently-produced events.

Maker Faire Orlando is independently organized and operated under license from Make: Community, LLC.

This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.

 

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