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Bay Area Maker Faire Returns for 2023 (Oct. 20-22)

Bay Area Maker Faire Returns for 2023 (Oct. 13-15 + 20-22)

Make your way over to beautiful Mare Island for two weekends of crazy fun and unbelievable sightseeing. Explore the world of 3D printing, robotics, drones, cosplay and art in a family-friendly atmosphere that will leave you marveling at these breathtaking inventions! Experience the innovative future of technology at Maker Faire Bay Area 2023!

1. Mind-Blowing Innovation:

At Maker Faire Bay Area 2023, be prepared to immerse yourself in the realm of the future! Get up close and personal with hundreds of cutting-edge exhibits that merge technology, art, and creativity. Be mesmerized by robots programmed to perform extraordinary tasks and witness how 3D printing works before your eyes. Sit back and enjoy the magic of drones or even learn to operate one. Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 promises a captivating experience for all ages, inspiring creativity and innovation in everyone.

2. Awe-Inspiring Creations:

One of the most attractive features of Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 is the mind-blowing artwork created by some of the most talented artists from around the world. From fantastic cosplay shows to stunning art installations, these unique exhibits will leave you spellbound. The event invites artists of all genres who tirelessly push the boundaries of imagination and creativity. Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 surely promises a divine visual extravaganza.

3. Interactive Learning:

Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 offers a unique opportunity for both kids and adults to learn and collaborate. The Faire provides hands-on workshops, expert lectures, and interactive sessions with makers, encouraging participants to explore new ways of doing things. Learning from professionals in their fields can hugely inspire your own creative endeavors. From coding to 3D printing or the basics of robotics, Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 offers a broad spectrum of creative technological workshops to enhance your knowledge.

4. Family-Friendly Fun:

Unlike any other event, Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 offers fun and excitement. Bring your whole family and experience an unforgettable adventure. There is something for everyone, from interactive, hands-on activities for kids to immersive technological exhibits for adults. Let your imagination fly as you participate in various exciting activities together! Grab some delicious food and drinks while you take a break or browse through SF Bazaar’s Makers Market, where you can shop from makers offering unique products!

The future is already here, and Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 is the perfect opportunity to witness the ingenious work of the most innovative makers in one place. It promises a fantastic opportunity to learn, explore, and be entertained in a family-friendly environment. This Faire is an excellent platform for aspiring makers and inventors to showcase their ideas, push boundaries, and connect with other enthusiasts and professionals. Join us in Mare Island for two weekends of endless excitement and adventure! We can’t wait to see you there!

October 13-15, 2023

  • Friday 11 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
  • Sunday 10 am – 6 pm

October 20-22, 2023

  • Friday 11 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
  • Sunday 10 am – 6 pm


Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: $34.99*
*Early bird single day adult tickets are $34.99 (kids are $19.99), but prices go up August 31st.
Categories: *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, In Person, Kids & Families, Outdoors
Venue: 850 Nimitz Ave
Address: 850 Nimitz Avenue Vallejo, CA

Saturday, October 21, 2023

9:30 am   Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Advanced timed tickets required.
10:00 am   28th Annual Campbell Oktoberfest (Oct. 21-22)  FREE*
*Free festival admission
10:00 am   SF’s “Second Hand Saturday” 2023 w/ Sunset Mercantile (Every Third Saturday)  FREE*
*Free Admission
All Day   SF’s Chinatown Activation Weekends (June 1 – Nov. 30)  FREE
11:00 am   2023 Potrero Hill Festival w/ 4 Blocks of Pony Rides, Food & Music (SF)  FREE*
*Free Event that benefits our neighborhood community center the Potrero Hill Neighborhood House
12:00 pm   Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2023 w/ Women’s Audio Mission “Local Sirens”  FREE
12:00 pm   “Undiscovered SF” Filipino Block Party (2023)  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP to get a limited edition pin. Donations appreciated.
2:00 pm   SF’s Valencia Street Saturday Block Parties (July 8-Nov 18)  FREE
5:00 pm   $8 Flat Rate Parking in SF after 5pm (Chinatown/North Beach)  $8*
*$8 flat rate parking after 5pm (7 days a week). Otherwise parking is $4/hour. Validation gets $5 off parking rates
5:00 pm   SF’s Salsa in the Streets (Aug. 16 – Oct. 21)  FREE
5:00 pm   “Salsa in the Streets” SF’s Free Valencia St. Block Party  FREE*
*Free admission! All ages welcome.
7:00 pm   SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 advanced tickets or $15 at door without RSVP
7:00 pm   Win Tix: “Fortune Feimster: Live Laugh Love” Comedy Tour at Fox Theater (Oakland)  $29.50
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)  FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated. $10 adv / $15 door tickets also required
7:00 pm   FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy (7p + 9p Shows)  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:00 pm   Laugh GPT: SF’s First AI-Powered Stand-up Comedy Show (2023)  FREE*
*Use secret code HUMAN for comp tickets, otherwise, $10 off with secret code FUNCHEAP
10:30 pm   No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)  $5*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $5 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $10-15). Two drink minimum
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