Saturday, October 21st – Aderhold Learning Center – Georgia State University

MakEdu Conference
In partnership with the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence at Georgia State
Presentations, workshops, demonstrations of the best of Making in Education
Registration Fee includes breakfast and lunch- $10 for Educators or Students age 12-21
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Maker Space Summit
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gathering of Southeast Maker Spaces to network and discuss best practices and topics relevant to Maker Spaces.  Open to organizers and members from all Maker Spaces in the Southeast,
RSVP Requested (free event).
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Sunday, October 22nd – Georgia Freight Depot, Downtown Atlanta

Maker Faire Atlanta 2017  FREE Event –  Tickets required – Register through Eventbrite


$5 Parking!- Arrive early and snag one of the specially priced parking spaces right behind the Freight Depot located at 90 Central Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303.

  • 10:00 am-6:00 pm Exhibits, Speakers, Workshops, Demonstrations, EdObstacles Course 
  • 3:30 pm – Performance by 3D The Boss 3D The Boss delivers an energy-packed, exceptionally rich experience which is high with excitement, wide with variety and deep with meaning. Imagine an artist like Bruno Mars and his band putting on a live concert with a fitness choreographer and in front of them is a cardio mob who is ready to follow along to the fitness routines.
  • 2:00-4:00 pm Innovation Showcase
    Sponsored by Georgia Department of Economic Development Innovation and Manufacturing
    Pitch competition of products and ideas created in Maker Spaces throughout the Southeast
    Presentations on making and entrepreneurship in communities

Complete Programming Schedule:



Register for one of the fantastic workshops being offered by our Makers.  Space is very limited so reserve your spot today!  Some are made by kids for kids!

Are you Clever?  Creative?  Inventive? 
Then we have a contest for YOU!

Come show us what you can make out of our “mystery” material, a few basic tools and a time limit!
Ask about the contest at the Main Information Tent in front of the Freight Depot.  Attendees will vote for their favorite creation and the winner will receive a cool prize!


Pre-order your t-shirt now and get a FREE Print it Yourself (PIY) Logo ($5 value).  Adult shirts are $20 ($25 at the Faire with PIY) and Youth Shirts are $10 ($15 at the Faire with PIY).  Adult shirts will have the “Makers Gonna Make” logo on front and PIY logo on the back.  Youth shirts only have the PIY logo (round hand print).  Pre-Order through Event Brite Here and choose the “Pre-Order T-shirt” option once you’ve selected your Faire tickets.  $1.05 will be added to your total to cover the Eventbrite processing fees.

What to Eat and Drink:

Check out what the Freight Depot Kitchen is MAKING for Maker Faire Atlanta!
This delicious food will be for sale in the Freight Depot Building and there will be concession stands selling drinks, candy and chips outside.  King of Pops will also be on site with their gourmet popsicles.

  • Parmesan Truffle Fries with Squeeze Bottles Ketchup $4.00Grass
  • Fed Beef Slider with Cheese and a pickle $5.00
  • Shrimp Ceviche with fire Roasted Vegetables and Micro Cilantro $8.00
  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches with pickle and selection of (2) BBQ Sauces in Squeeze bottles $5.00
  • Hummus Plate with Raw Veggies and Pita Bread — in small clamshell $6.00
  • Artisan Cheese Selection: Flagship Reserve Cheddar, La Bonne Vie Triple Creme Brie, Wijngaard and Cured Meat (for 2) — in large clamshell $10.00
  • Chips (assorted) $2.00
  • Candy (assorted) $2.00
  • All Beef Hot Dogs with mustard and ketchup and relish in bottles on the side $2.00
  • Chicken tenders (4) $5.00
  • Sodas or bottled water $3.00

To Drink – Cash Bar (Prices include tax)

  • House Wines (Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay) $7.00
  • 12oz Imported Beer (Heineken, Stella, Corona) $6.00
  • 12oz Craft Beer (Sweetwater 420, Sweetwater IPA, Terrapin Hops, Terripan Golden Ale, Blue Moon) $6.00
  • 12oz Domestic Beer (Bud Light, Mic Ultra, Coors Light) $5.00
  • Assorted Sodas and Bottled Water $3.00