Overview

The Nickel Plate Arts Maker Faire will showcase the works of our talented local artisans and makers on the downtown Noblesville Courthouse Square. This event will happen in conjunction with St. Michael’s Strawberry Festival, a beloved (and delicious!) annual event! Come snack on a delicious strawberry shortcake while perusing a variety of handmade goods, including wood items, handmade books, pottery, bath and body items, craft art, jewelry, home decor, and more. Don’t miss this family-friendly event!

2021 Details

Maker Faire, June 19, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with tentative Juneteenth Celebration

Artisans, Makers and Craftspeople from Noblesville and surrounding areas will be on display around the Town Square with amazing one-of-a-kind creations. Get a jump on holiday shopping, enjoy the fresh air, support local makers, and grab a strawberry! We can’t wait to see you this June.

For additional information regarding tentative plans for Juneteenth, contact amcgill@nickelplatearts.org

Maker Faire Activities include: 

  • Demonstrations of crafts – to be announced in June!
  • Handmade arts and goods for sale

Get Involved

If you are a local artisan, maker, or craftsperson with an interest in selling your wares and/or demonstrating your skills at this high-traffic event, please do the following:

  • Fill out the Maker Faire application form on this page by Saturday, May 29th
  • Look for an email from Nickel Plate Arts approving your application by Tuesday, June 1st
  • Once you are approved, pay the $25 registration fee

Please Note:

  • This laid-back event is perfect for first-time art fair participant, though all skill levels are welcome.
  • Priority will be given to makers, artisans, craftspeople, and first time art fair participants.
  • The $25 non-refundable booth fee is REQUIRED to reserve a booth space.  You will not be assigned a space at the fair until your fee is paid.
  • All vendors are responsible for their own booth furnishings, including any tents, tables, chairs, displays, and electrical cords.
  • Nickel Plate Arts will assist vendors in connecting to electricity as it is available.

We will review all vendors to ensure that they meet our vision for recognizing the maker community in the Nickel Plate Arts region. Because we have limited space, several criteria will be reviewed in consideration of each vendor. Please email Les at LReinhardt@nickelplatearts.org with any questions.

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor for this event?

Each person, organization and business has a thread to contribute to make the fabric of our community a better place to live. You can share your thread with us by becoming a corporate sponsor. Complete the form here to start a conversation.

2021 Maker Faire Application