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Maker Faire San Diego


  • WHEN Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE Balboa Park, (Visitors Center) 1549 El Prado , San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $7 - $38

Maker Faire San Diego is a hands-on visual feast of invention and creativity and a celebration of the Maker movement. Balboa Park hosts this celebration of technology, arts, crafts, science, and the Do-It-Yourself mindset. It’s for innovative, creative people who like to tinker and love to create, and also for those curious minds who want to see what new and innovative things are just around the corner.

This multi-museum event showcases innovation in San Diego. To maximize the experience, event-goers are strongly encouraged to “complete the circuit.” Over 250 local and regional makers display their creations at Balboa Park—mostly inside participating museums. Each circuit will hold a different array of makers and activities.

Maker Faire San Diego takes place on Oct. 7 & 8, 2017, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

All tickets provide access to the following circuits:
MF1. San Diego Museum of Man
MF2. Old Globe
MF3. Japanese Friendship Garden
MF4. San Diego Model Railroad Museum
MF5. San Diego History Center
MF6. Fleet Science Center
MF7. San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT)
MF8. Outdoor Zone 1
MF9. Outdoor Zone 2
MF10. Spanish Village Art Center

Ticket Information:

Early-bird adult prices start at just $15, children at $10.
Admission includes entry to all participating venues.
Purchasing a weekend pass will allow visitors time to experience all of the museums participating in this event.
Early-bird weekend passes start at just $22 for two full days of action-packed fun and education.

Get substantial discounts by ordering Maker Faire San Diego tickets today!

To purchase tickets, visit

Talk with makers, get hands-on, and visit the exhibitions on display. It’ll be a packed weekend!

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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