The 2017 Call for Makers is now open! Are you ready to share what you make with the Charlotte community?

Click here to apply today.

marbling workshop at 2016 Charlotte Mini Maker Faire

 What are we looking for?

  • Student projects
  • Robotics
  • Homegrown drones
  • Arduino projects
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Food makers (Food and drink sales are not permitted, although you may give away free samples.)
  • Conductive materials projects
  • Kit makers
  • Interactive art projects
  • 3D Printers and CNC Mills
  • Textile arts and crafts
  • Rockets and RC toys
  • Sustainability and green technology
  • Radios, vintage computers and game systems
  • Electronics
  • Electric vehicles
  • Science, biology/biotech and chemistry projects
  • Puppets, kites and other whimsical creations
  • Large-scale art
  • Music performances and participation
  • Unusual tools or machines
  • How to fix things or take them apart (vacuums, clocks, washing machines, etc.)

These are just some of the topics we’re looking for. We particularly encourage exhibits that are interactive and that highlight the process of making things.

battle robots at Charlotte Mini Maker Faire

There is no cost to exhibit at the Faire, unless you have creations you will sell to the public. If so, you will be considered a Commercial Maker and will be charged a $50 booth fee to participate.

Ready to join the Charlotte Mini Maker Faire?

The first step is to complete our online application.

Submit some information about yourself and your project(s). After reviewing the applications, our team will get back in touch with you about whether you’ve been selected to participate.

The deadline for application is midnight September 8, 2017.

All applicants will be notified by September 15, 2017.