Friday, 18. May 2018, San Mateo County Event Center, Maker Faire Bay Area — May 18, 19 & 20, 2018

Immerse yourself in Maker culture with over 800 exhibits, 6+ stages, big art and spectacle, hands-on making and learning— all showcasing the creative and experimental folks who make, play, tinker and hack in areas like:
           + Robotics           + Future of Food           + Cosplay           + STEM & STEAM           + Craft           + Science           + Electronics           + Tools and Materials           + Crazy things you’ve never seen           + Much much more!
Dates & Hours
— Friday, May 18, 2018:  1 pm – 5 pm; Special Preview Day "FRIDAY@MakerFaire" — Saturday, May 19, 2018:  10 am – 7 pm— Sunday, May 20, 2018:  10 am – 6 pm
NEW Ticket Options for 2018:  All Access, VIP and Patron tickets!   
ALL ACCESS: A four day weekend of full-on Maker Faire! Valid for entry at the Thursday night Maker Faire edition of After Dark@Exploratorium, Friday@Maker Faire and Saturday & Sunday.
VIP ALL ACCESS:  Everything “All Access” PLUS - VIP lounge with Complimentary Beverages- 3-day event parking
PATRON ALL ACCESS:  Everything “All Access” PLUS - 3-day event VIP parking and Priority Gate Entrance- Entry into both Patron & VIP lounges, with Complimentary  Beverages- Maker Networking Dinner with entertainment Friday evening- Limited Edition Maker Faire Swag - Underwrites the participation of selected Makers
DiscountsView Maker Faire's discounts here. A variety of discounts off the full retail price including a Group/School Discount of 15% off for groups of 15+; Military Discount of $10 off all tickets; and the Sunday Family Pass (5 tickets for $125.00), to name a few. For Group Discounts on ALL ACCESS and VIP ticket levels,  please email us at
More InformationVisit the Maker Faire Bay Area FAQ to get all of your ticket and Faire-related questions answered. Here are some highlights:
— Weekend Passes cannot be shared between attendees and do not include access to FRIDAY@MakerFaire.
— Single Day Passes can be used on Saturday OR Sunday, and do not include access to FRIDAY@MakerFaire
— Tickets purchased via Eventbrite will receive an email confirmation with a link to print your eTickets from your computer. You may bring the printout of your tickets OR you may also add them to your mobile device 
— No outside food or beverages are permitted through the gates unless you have special medical, dietary, or religious requirements. A wide variety of for-purchase food options will be available.
— Strollers, backpacks, and a bottle of water are allowed.
— No pets are allowed, for their safety. Service animals are welcome.
— ADA Compliance: A limited number of push wheelchairs will be available at the event site for rental on a first come, first served basis. Accessible water fountains, eating areas, and restrooms are also available. 
— Very, very limited Parking is available at the San Mateo Event Center. More information about transit, bike and free off-site parking options + shuttles to the Faire will be available closer to the event.
— Bike parking is available at our free, secure Bike Parking lot located at the San Mateo Event Center.
Ticket Use Release of LiabilityThis contract limits the liability of Maker Media, Inc. ("MM") and its affiliates. You acknowledge that Maker Faire exhibits and activities are inherently hazardous, and that risks to you as a Maker Faire attendee include physical injury and property damage. You are solely responsible for supervising/controlling the behavior of the children in your party for your/their safety. By using this ticket and/or participating in Maker Faire exhibits and/or activities, you assume all risks to you and/or your children of such, including damage, loss, harm, injury and death to your person(s) and all risks resulting from negligent instruction or supervision, and you release MM from all corresponding liability to you and your successors. Your rights are waived to any images and/or recordings you may appear in while at Maker Faire and any/all related promotional or documentary materials. 
Maker Faire is a rain or shine event. No refunds or exchanges. Tickets cannot be replaced or transferred to another Faire.
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Maker Faire Bay Area — May 18, 19 & 20, 2018

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