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Food Trucks at Maker Faire!

We heard your hungry cries for more food options and with support from the Daily City Food Truck Bazaar, we’re bringing new mobile culinary delights to Maker Faire Orlando! Let your tastebuds rejoice!Food Tuck Logo
Incredible food trucks will line Loch Haven Park on Saturday and Sunday to fuel our makers and feed your cravings for mac ‘n cheese, pizza, gelato, lobster and more! Just check out this delicious lineup!

Saturday’s Trucks:

  • Daydream Pizza
  • SMAC
  • Rubio’s Baja Grill
  • Up in Smoke BBQ
  • Sweet City Gelato
  • Cousin’s Maine Lobster
  • The Big Cheese

Sunday’s Trucks:

  • Pastrami Project
  • Monsta Lobsta
  • Penny’s Parlour Treats
  • CaroBama BBQ
  • El Cubanito
  • Louie’s Bistro


Featured Makers: Crafty Dork and Sticker Dork

Jenny, also known as The Crafty Dork loves to crochet! She especially loves to mix her love for crochet with her love for everything geeky , whether it is a comic, anime, manga or video game character! Crocheting can be super cool!

The Sticker Dork enjoys fulfilling the vinyl sticker needs of the geek community. He uses a mix of traditional and digital art to create wall art vinyl and vinyls for basically anything you can stick them on.

With their common love for all things geeky, I’m sure you will agree that the crafty dork and the sticker dork are a perfect pair!


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Featured Educators’ Pick: Czartroniks

Ron Czarnik has been programming, making music, building things and taking them apart for most of his life. He discovered Arduino microcontrollers at Maker Faire a few years back and since that time he has produced an evolving multitude of unique electronic musical instruments. His work, twice featured on, incorporates many disciplines including decoupage/collage, recycled art, painting, electronics, woodworking, animatronics, music theory, sound synthesis and interface design.

If you’re interested in learning more about Arduino and how you can use it to make your own instruments, this is the exhibit for you!

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Call for Makers is Now Open!


We love exhibits, small and large, that highlight the process of making things and allow event attendees to interact with both you and your project. The following exhibits ideas are just a few that we’d like to feature this year: Recycled/Upcycled Projects, Handmade Crafts, Interactive Art Projects, Arduino Projects, Raspberry Pi Projects, Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems, Textile Arts, Inventors and Student Projects.

We welcome teams of makers, representing their school or local makerspace. Compete in a nerdy derby race, or show off your specialized vehicle on our dedicated power racing track!

It is always free to exhibit at Maker Faire Orlando and makers who also sell their goods will pay a small vendor’s fee.

Call for Makers will close on Monday, June 8 so register today!

Announcing Maker Faire Orlando 2015!!


Save the Dates! Maker Faire Orlando 2015 will be held on September 12th and 13th and we are once again partnering with the Orlando Science Center to host the event at the Orlando Science Center and the surrounding Loch Haven Park. The 4th annual event will give local makers a venue to show what they are making and share what they are learning.

Call for Makers 2015 will be announced soon so now is the time to start planning what YOU plan to share this year!  Be sure to follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date!