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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

Friday, October 20, 2023

11:00 am   “Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)  FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
5:00 pm   $1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)  FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
5:00 pm   “Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)  FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Ages 12 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
6:00 pm   SF’s Free Fall 2023 Outdoor Film Fest at Proxy (Sept. 29-Oct. 27)  FREE*
*all events are free and open to the public - come as you are and bring you'r friends! food and beverages will be available onsite for purchase
6:25 pm   SF’s Free Outdoor Halloween Movie Night “Ghostbusters” (McLaren Park)  FREE
7:00 pm   The Bay Area’s “Haunted Railroad” 2023 (Oct. 20-29)  $15*
*$15 for aged 3 and up (2 and under free)
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Friday Night Comedy Show (SF)  FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
7:00 pm   FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2023)  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   “Deep Cut Comedy” Live Stand Up at Fish & Farm (SF)  FREE
8:00 pm   “The Stoner Comedy Jam” Friday Nights (SF)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (21+ with Valid ID) - One item minimum purchase per person required
8:15 pm   “Salsa at Mars” Every Third Friday (SF)  $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5-$15
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