Author Archives: Maker Faire Orlando

Maker Faire Orlando featured on Adam Savage’s “Still Untitled” Podcast

Maker Faire Orlando co-founder Ian Cole was a special guest on the “Still Untitled” podcast this week, discussing Maker Faire Bay Area 2017, regional Maker Faires, The Maker Effect Foundation, Nation of Makers & more…

Maker Faire Orlando Returns to Central Florida Fairgrounds on Oct 21st & 22nd, 2017

Maker Faire Orlando will be returning to the Central Florida Fairgrounds on October 21st and 22nd, with more than 300 exhibits throughout the air-conditioned exhibit halls and outdoor space.

Crowd favorites will be returning, with Combat Robots, Nerdy Derby, and Power Racing planning already underway – we also have some amazing new content for 2017 that we will be announcing this summer. Stay tuned (follow us on Facebook, or sign up for our mailing list) for more information as we launch our “Call for Makers” in mid June.


Maker Faire Orlando 2016 is here!

Download our 2016 program to plan your weekend at Maker Faire Orlando!

Check out the map to find your way around the Fairgrounds – we have exhibits in 4 buildings and in the pavilion as well as tented exhibits!

Presale ticket savings and a chance to win a DeltaMaker 3D printer package end Friday. Parking for Maker Faire Orlando is FREE!


Click to download the Maker Faire Orlando 2016 program


Featured Maker: Wizard Brooms

Don Gruel and Noel Holland of Wizard Brooms are making sweeping strides in crafting the most beautifully detailed and yes, colorful, brooms in Central Florida and even the Nation. Let’s just say these aren’t your grandma’s broomsticks, but rather works of art that require ingenuity, individuality and of course imagination. By combining proper broom making techniques and their entertainment backgrounds, Wizard Brooms provides the authentic missing piece to cosplayer’s and collector’s of all ages. Let’s get to know the wizards behind the brooms and be sure to stop by and see them at Maker Faire Orlando on Oct. 22-23 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds.


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Makers that MOVE you!

With our new location at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, we have space for awesome maker vehicles. Check out six featured exhibits that will move you…and view the entire list of Maker exhibits.

We still have room for more vehicles – so if you know someone that makes hot rods, low-riders, crazy car audio, jumping hydraulic cars, custom motorcycles or more – let us know!