2017 Makers Information
This year’s Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, August 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 20 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Here’s the preliminary Maker Faire schedule so you can plan ahead:
Friday, August 18 – Setup 4 p.m.
Saturday, August 19 – Maker Faire hours 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 20 – Maker Faire hours 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 20 – Break Down 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Maker Faire Load in – Friday, August 18
Load in for this year’s Maker Faire will take place on Friday, August 18. Each Maker will receive a load in packet at check in at this time. If you have not signed the liability release, you must do so before you begin load in.
Makers will receive 4 wristbands per booth to allow their team into the Faire.
If your booth is located at the Grand Rapids Public Museum, you will load in through the Museum’s loading dock located at the South end of the building off Front Street.
If your space is at the GVSU venue, you will load in through the John C. Kennedy Engineering Building’s loading dock located at the North end of the building off Front Street (just South of the Museum).
Please contact us with any questions on load in.
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