Save the Date: Maker Faire Orlando Returns November 9-10


Call for Makers, Early Bird Tickets on Sale
 
ORLANDO, Fla. (August 6, 2019) – 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. The family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness returns on Nov. 9-10, 2019 where people show what they are making and share what they are learning at the 8th annual event to be held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds.
 
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 local 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. 
 
The application deadline is Aug. 31, 2019.
 
Early Bird Tickets – Save 50 Percent
Early bird pricing is available through August 31, 2019: 
·       One Day Tickets: Presale Youth and Student $7, Presale Adult $10
·       Two Day Tickets: Presale Youth and Student $12, Presale Adult $15
 
Order tickets online (nominal fee applies): https://www.makerfaireorlando.com/attend/
 
Maker Faire Orlando
·       Saturday, Nov. 9 and SundayNov. 10
·       10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (both days)
·       Central Florida Fairgrounds (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
 
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. Hands-on making and learning by experimental people who make, play, tinker and hack will include robotics, cosplay, STEM & STEAM, craft, science, electronics, tools and crazy things you’ve never seen.
 
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 both flagship and independently-produced events. 
 
Maker Faire Orlando is independently organized and operated under license from Maker Media, Inc.
 
This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.

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