What day(s) and hour(s) will Evanston Mini Maker Faire be open to the public?

The Evanston Mini MakerFaire is open from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM on Saturday, August 4th, and reopens on Sunday, August 5th from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

The first ever PPPRS Grand Prix night race will be the feature event on Saturday. We will also have music and performances by Makers that evening. Sunday is the PPPRS Grand Prix endurance race.

How do I get there?

The Faire is located two blocks north of the Davis Street CTA train stop and the Davis Street Metra station. There is also a CTA bus and PACE bus station directly outside of the Davis Street CTA station.

The Gate to the Evanston Mini Maker Faire is at 1800 Oak Street in Evanston, just off Maple street, one block south of Emerson.

Where should I stay?

Downtown Evanston’s site has excellent suggestions for where to stay and eat while in Evanston!

Where can I park?

The Evanston Mini Maker Faire is adjacent to the Hilton parking lot accessible from Maple Street. A second lot at the corner of Davis St. and Sherman Avenue is accessible from either Davis Street (one way going West) or Sherman Ave. Street parking is also available and is free after 9 PM Saturday and all day Sunday. Click here for a complete list of city garages.

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