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Maker Faire Atlanta 2018

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - October 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Attendance is Free!  Why register for a ticket?

Registration is required to enter the Faire. Signing up for a ticket helps us keep Maker Faire Atlanta a free event, helps us gauge how many people will be coming and interests, and helps us plan our exhibits and interactive displays so that we will have enough materials for everyone to take part and enjoy. Any information we collect is used to help us continue giving you the best Maker Faire Atlanta we can.

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. But we strongly suggest you pre-register as lines may get long.


For details related to the Faire including a listing of Makers, Workshops and Programming schedule, please visit our website at www.makerfaireatl.com.


What days and hours will Maker Faire Atlanta 2018 be open to the public? 

Saturday, October 27 from 10 am to 6 pm. Sunday, October 28 from 12 pm to 5 pm. 

Where will Maker Faire Atlanta 2018 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? 

The parking deck at 90 Central Ave. (directly behind the Depot) will have spaces available for only $5 for the entire day.  There are several additional pay parking decks nearby (including at Underground Atlanta) – prices may vary.  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 admin@makerfaireatl.com.

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

YES! Up until October 1.

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.

How long are the pre-registration t-shirts available for at the discounted price of $10 available for?

The discounted T-shirts are available when you pre-register before midnight the morning before the event.

Can I screen print on the pre-registration t-shirt?

Yes! For an additional cost, you can screen print additional info on your discounted shirt.


October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am
October 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Georgia Freight Depot
65 Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive, S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States