Call for Makers is Closed

Maker Faire Calgary 2017 happened October 28 & 29, but the show will return for it’s seventh year in October 2018.

There is no fee to participate in the Maker Faire if you are not selling or promoting an organization, product or service.  If you are a commercial maker, or non-profit group, booth fees start at $200 and availability is limited. Click [here] for more information on benefits and costs related to exhibiting as a commercial maker or non-profit. Startups and larger companies can also participate in various ways (please check out our Become a Sponsor page for more information). NOTE: Commercial Maker and Sponsor fees are for 2017. Fees may change for 2018.

Here’s some of what we’re looking for:

  • Robotics
  • Wearables, E-Textiles, Fashion Tech
  • Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
  • Illustration and animation
  • Drones & RC
  • Homesteader & Domestic Arts
  • Kinetic, Fire & Installation Art
  • Digital Fabrication – 3D Printers, CNC, ETC
  • Open Hardware Projects
  • Design: Industrial, Fashion, Product, Urban
  • Young Makers & School Maker Clubs
  • Music Performance
  • Hacks of Any Sort
  • Glass
  • Ceramics
  • Foundry & Blacksmithing
  • How-To Workshops, Panel Discussions and Presenters
  • Electronic Projects
  • Textiles and Arts and Crafts
  • Rockets and RC Toys
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
  • Electronics
  • Puppets
  • Bicycles and Human-Powered Machines
  • Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
  • Unusual Tools or Machines
  • Anything that you make and are passionate about


Types of Applications

Maker Exhibit: Our standard setup for a Maker exhibit is a 8’x8′ space.  If you need more space for your exhibit or project, please let us know in your application. Use this space to display your work and/or demonstrate how you make something.

Presentations or Workshops: 25 minute or 40 minute time slots.  These can be demos, stories, how-tos, and group (panel) conversations.

Performances: These can be any stage or mobile performance based concepts that do not require a dedicated space when not performing.

If you have any questions about participating in Maker Faire, please contact us by email:

We look forward to seeing your application!