Frequently Asked Questions

What is New Orleans Mini Maker Faire?
What is the date and location of the 2017 NOMMF?
How can I buy a NOMMF ticket?
I forgot to buy tickets online. Can I buy them at the Faire?
What is a maker?
How can I apply to exhibit as a maker?
What is Bricolage Academy?
Is New Orleans Mini Maker Faire handicap accessible?
How can I get to New Orleans Mini Maker Faire?
Is New Orleans Mini Maker Faire handicap accessible?
Will there be food at New Orleans Mini Maker Faire?
I want to learn more about next year’s New Orleans Mini Maker Faire. How do I keep in touch?

What is New Orleans Mini Maker Faire?

New Orleans Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly festival that celebrates creativity and innovation. We host makers from all ages and backgrounds from tech enthusiasts to crafters, homesteaders to business owners, scientists to garage tinkerers, artists to chefs, and musicians to students.

What is the date and location of the 2017 New Orleans Mini Maker Faire?

Saturday, April 22 from 10am-5pm on Delgado Community College’s Mid City campus in their Student Life Center.

How can I buy a NOMMF ticket?

Tickets are available our ticket page, right here on our website.

I forgot to buy tickets online. Can I buy them at the Faire?

Of course! Visit one of the two entrances and use cash or credit to purchase your tickets.

What is a maker?

Traditionally, a maker is thought of as someone who creates within the realm of technology, from DIY and design to robotics, hacking, and 3-D printing. In New Orleans we have a rich history of maker culture that extends to music, visual and culinary arts and so much more. New Orleans Mini Maker Faire think of a maker as anyone who uses creativity and innovation to make, well… anything!

How can I apply to exhibit as a maker?

We invite you to apply on our website at nolamakerfaire.com/call-for-makers

What is Bricolage Academy?

Bricolage Academy is a New Orleans public charter school committed to advancing equity and creating innovators. Proceeds from the New Orleans Mini Maker Faire benefit Bricolage Academy, a Kindergarten-3rd school with 340 students, as it grows one grade at at time to become a K-12th grade school for 1,300 students by 2025.

Is New Orleans Mini Maker Faire handicap accessible?

Yes. Our 2017 venue, the Student Life Center at Delgado (Mid City) offers entry ramps, elevators, and handicap accessible bathrooms.

How can I get to New Orleans Mini Maker Faire?

For public transportation, the City Park Streetcar, RTA Bus Route 27,(Louisiana) and RTA Bus Route 60 (Hayne) will all get you to the event. If you would like to ride a bike, we recommend planning your trip with this bike map. Parking is available throughout the Delgado campus. You may also park in City Park.

Will there be food at New Orleans Mini Maker Faire?

Yes! The Student Life Center at Delgado (Mid City) offers catering services by Burt’s Cafe and Catering. Their menu includes sandwiches, pizza, and more. New Orleans Mini Maker Faire will not be providing lunch for makers.

I want to learn more about next year’s New Orleans Mini Maker Faire. How do I keep in touch?

Sign up for our mailing list or contact us at info@nolamakerfaire.com.