Thank you for joining us for Maker Faire San Diego 2017! Be on the look out for 2018!

Buy your tickets today for the, “Greatest Show and Tell on Earth,” scheduled for October 6 & 7, 2018, 10am – 6pm. Take a journey through Balboa Park, and celebrate the third annual Maker Faire San Diego showcasing creative and resourceful people in the areas of science and technology, engineering, arts, and crafts.

Balboa Park Ticket Pricing 2017

Maker Faire San Diego Tickets October 7+8

Children under 2 are free.*


Access to Maker Faire San Diego is included for Balboa Park Annual Explorer Passholders.

Group Sales have ended.

Complete the Circuit!

This multi-museum event showcases innovation in San Diego. To maximize your experience, we highly recommend that you “complete the circuit”. Over 200 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 – so be sure to explore them all!

Purchasing a weekend pass will allow you to take your time and experience all of the museums participating in this event.

Your ticket will give you access to the following venues:

  • MF1. San Diego Museum of Man
  • MF2. The Old Globe
  • Plaza de Panama
  • MF3. Japanese Friendship Garden
  • MF4. San Diego Model Railroad Museum
  • MF5. San Diego History Center
  • MF6. Fleet Science Center
  • MF7. Robot Resurrection
  • MF8. San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT)
  • MF9. Cox Outdoor Zone
  • MF10. Spanish Village Artists Guild

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

All sales are final — no cancellations, refunds or exchanges. This ticket is NOT valid for special exhibitions and programs. This ticket is NOT valid for the IMAX films in the Heikoff Dome Theater. Museum exhibitions and film costs are determined by each individual museum. Non-transferable and not replaceable if lost, stolen, damaged or expired.

Maker Faire San Diego is held at Balboa Park in San Diego, CA and is produced by the San Diego Makers Guild & the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. Proceeds from the event benefit participating venues.

Balboa Park Annual Explorer Passholders have full access to Maker Faire San Diego.

*Please note, there is a $3 processing fee per online ticket order.