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Maker Faire Bay Area is an annual celebration of innovation and creativity held in May at the San Mateo County Event Center in San Mateo, CA. Located a half hour south of San Francisco, the San Mateo County Event Center... ... read more

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    San Mateo County Event Center

    1346 Saratoga Dr.
    San Mateo, CA 94403

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Maker Faire Bay Area Description

Maker Faire Bay Area - Conference / Convention | Festival | Fair / Carnival in San Francisco.

Maker Faire Bay Area is an annual celebration of innovation and creativity held in May at the San Mateo County Event Center in San Mateo, CA. Located a half hour south of San Francisco, the San Mateo County Event Center is a huge expo facility that is home to four separate halls with a capacity of over one thousand people.

Started in 2006 to instant success, Maker Faire Bay Area draws thousands of visitors each year who come to admire the “Makers” who showcase their innovative work in areas ranging from technology to art to specific crafts and interests. Maker Faire provides inventors the opportunity to share their work and ideas with interested individuals, and allows the curious to learn about the newest developments in a wide variety of areas and specialties. Past Maker Faire Bay Area inventions include a working Samus suit from the video game, Metroid, a land-based submarine, and cupcake bicycles.

Maker Faire Bay Area tickets start at around $30 for a single day pass and around $55 for a weekend pass. There are deals for students and youths aged 4 to 12. All tickets are available for purchase online.

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