FAQ about Maker Faire!

Join Grand Rapids to celebrate their 4th annual Maker Faire. A family friendly festival of invention, creativity & resourcefulness and a celebration of the Maker Movement.

WHAT DAY(S) AND HOUR(S) WILL MAKER FAIRE BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?

Saturday, August 19, 2017 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 20, 2017 – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

 

WHERE IS MAKER FAIRE?

Grand Rapids Public Museum & GVSU John C. Kennedy Engineering Building
272 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

 

WHERE CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS?

Tickets on sale now! Click here for links and pricing! 

 

HOW DO I GET THERE? WHAT ARE MY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING OPTIONS?

We strongly encourage you to take public transportation to Maker Faire. There are many public transportation and parking options. Click here for additional transportation/parking information.

Limited parking will be available in the Museum’s ramp located on Front Street for $1 per half hour, with a maximum charge of $5. Additional parking locations. can be found here. Lots E and F and ramp L are the closest to the GRPM.

 

ARE THERE HOTELS NEARBY?

Yes, a list may be found here.

 

WHAT IF IT RAINS?

The show will go on! Bring rain gear to keep you dry when walking outdoors. Fortunately, we will have many indoor exhibits to keep the family dry.

 

WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

To have the time of your life! You’ll be surprised and intrigued with every corner that you turn.