Information below is for 2016’s event. Be on the lookout for 2017 ticketing info!

Buy your tickets today for the, “Greatest Show and Tell on Earth,” scheduled for October 1 & 2, 2016, 10am – 6pm. Take a journey through Balboa Park, and celebrate the second annual Maker Faire San Diego showcasing creative and resourceful people in the areas of science and technology, engineering, craft beer, arts, and crafts.

Maker Faire San Diego is a Multi-Museum Event!

This multi-museum event showcases innovation in San Diego. To maximize your experience, we highly recommend that you “complete the circuit” for this event. Over 250 local and regional makers display their creations at Balboa Park – mostly inside participating museums. Each venue will offer a slightly different focus related to the Maker Faire theme. Purchasing a weekend pass will allow you to take your time and experience all of the museums participating in this event.  You don’t want to miss any of the exhibits or hands-on activities!

Entrance includes Maker Faire San Diego exhibits AND general admission to the following 12 venues:

Japanese Friendship Garden, Museum of Photographic Arts, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego Air & Space Museum, San Diego Automotive Museum, San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum, San Diego History Center, San Diego Model Railroad Museum, San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego Natural History Museum, Spanish Village Art Center, and The Old Globe.

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.

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