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Maker Faire Bay Area - FRIDAY@MakerFaire

FRIDAY@MakerFaire is a special, ticketed event for attendees interested in taking advantage of this preview opportunity with smaller crowds and a bigger opportunity for communication and collaboration. This afternoon is a perfect for:

  • Corporate Groups: Think: team building excursions, inspiration field trips, business development recruiting, and networking. Please Contact Us for group ticket packages.
  • Industry: See the trends, and new tech and ideas first. Purchase General Admission tickets here.
  • Media: We invite you to scout out the best locations and stories before the weekend frenzy. But highly recommend experiencing the energy and festivities of the weekend. Register for media credentials.
  • Industry, Career & College Day Participants: Want more Maker Faire, join us directly after the Industry, Career, and College program for the opening day festivities get your tickets here. Learn about ICC and if the program is a good fit for you!

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.

Maker Faire is primarily designed to be forward-looking, showcasing makers who are exploring new forms and new technologies. But it’s not just for the novel in technical fields; Maker Faire features innovation and experimentation across the spectrum of science, engineering, art, performance and craft.

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. It’s a venue for makers to show examples of their work and interact with others about it. Many makers say they have no other place to share what they do. DIY (Do-It-Yourself) is often invisible in our communities, taking place in shops, garages and on kitchen tables. It’s typically out of the spotlight of traditional art or science or craft events. Maker Faire makes visible these projects and ideas that we don’t encounter every day.

Weekend passes available

Friday, 05/18/18


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$0 - $50 (see website)

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San Mateo County Event Center

1346 Saratoga Drive
San Mateo, CA 94403