SAN FRANCISCO, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- World Maker Faire New York 2017, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, returns to the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York, this fall on Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2017. World Maker Faire is the New York area's premier DIY showcase of skill and talent highlighting the very best of the Maker Movement. This year's Faire will continue to deliver the opportunity for attendees to see, learn, do, and share more in the world of making.
Features of World Maker Faire New York 2017 will include projects with social impact and making for good, health care, and food, alongside the latest developments from core pillars of the Maker Movement such as microelectronics, 3D printing, drones, robotics, and more. Favorite attractions such as Coke Zero & Mentos Show from Eepybird, and art installations will also be on display. As always, hands-on activities will be plentiful across all sorts of projects with something for makers of any age and skill level. Faire fans can count on a weekend full of inspiration delivered by the creativity, ingenuity, innovation, and inventiveness represented by the hundreds of makers who will be exhibiting at World Maker Faire.
Tickets are now on sale for World Maker Faire New York 2017 with Early Bird pricing—the best pricing available—in effect through Monday, July 31, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET. Attendees are encouraged to buy their tickets now to take advantage of the discounted pricing and add the Faire to their September plans. Ticket prices go up on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.
What: World Maker Faire New York 2017
Where: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368
When: Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2017, 10am - 6pm each day
Buy Tickets: http://makerfaire.com/new-york/buy-tickets/
Event Website: http://makerfaire.com/new-york/
Call for Makers
Makers in and around the tri-state area, and beyond, are encouraged to apply to share their projects at World Maker Faire New York 2017. The Call for Makers is open now with applications for Round 2 being accepted through Sunday, July 23, 2017, at 11:59 pm PT. Interested Makers can find more information, and the application, at http://makerfaire.com/new-york/call-for-makers/.
About Maker Faire
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and celebration of the Maker Movement. It's a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather together to show what they are making and share what they are learning.
Maker Faire will celebrate 221 Faires in 2017 and will engage more than 1.58 million attendees globally in 45 countries around the world. The 12th annual Maker Faire Bay Area welcomed some 1,200 Makers and 125,000 attendees. World Maker Faire New York, the East Coast flagship event, has grown in seven years to 930+ Makers and 95,000 attendees.
Located in San Francisco, California, Make: has been widely credited with jumpstarting the worldwide Maker Movement, which is a transforming force in innovation, culture, and education. The brands under the Make: umbrella include Maker Faire global events, Make: magazine, Make: books, and Maker Share—a new networking hub to show and share maker projects.
A celebration of DIY culture, World Maker Faire New York 2017 will take place Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York. More information about Maker Faire can be found at http://www.makerfaire.com. Save the dates for Maker Faire Bay Area 2018 at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, CA, on Friday-Sunday, May 18-20, 2018. Find a Maker Faire near you at http://makerfaire.com/map. More information about Maker Faire can be found at http://www.makerfaire.com.
Attending World Maker Faire New York 2017
Tickets are on sale now for World Maker Faire New York 2017 at early bird pricing at http://makerfaire.com/new-york/buy-tickets/. Special packages and offers also available; check site for more details. Early bird pricing is available through Monday, July 31, 2017, at 11:59 pm EDT. ($20.00 - $30.00 for a Single Day Pass; $40.00 - $55.00 for a Weekend Pass). Advance pricing goes into effect on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 12:00 am EDT and will be available through Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11:59 pm EDT. Children 2 and under are free. Tickets will be available for purchase on-site at World Maker Faire New York 2017 on September 23 & 24, 2017.
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