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ENDED ENDED Oct 6 – Oct 7


Adult (13+)
Child (3 to 12)


Adult (13+)
Child (3 to 12)


Adult (13+)
Child (3 to 12) **


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

Group sales available for parties of 10+ through September 26th. Contact for more details.

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 (a $76+ value for adults!).

Again that’s: October 6 & 7, 2018, 10 am – 6 pm, 12 venues in Balboa Park!

What’s included?

  • Access to 250 makers.
  • General admission to all participating venues (a $76+ value for adults).
  • Access to workshops and guest speakers.
  • Access to hands-on activities (including soldering!)
  • NEW: Comic-Con joins Maker Faire San Diego with an all-new pop-culture zone! More on that soon.

All tickets provide access to the following circuits:

  • MF1. Comic-Con Museum: Comics and Cosplay Zone
  • MF2. San Diego Automotive Museum: Steampunk Zone
  • MF3. Japanese Friendship Garden: Biomimicry and Green Tech Zone
  • MF4. San Diego Art Institute: Beyond The Age of Reason
  • MF5. Museum of Man: Human Made Zone
  • MF6. The Old Globe: Costume and Stage Set Design Zone
  • MF7. San Diego History Center: Robotics Zone
  • MF8.  Robot Resurrection: Craft Makers Zone
  • MF9. The Fleet Science Center: Science Technology Zone
  • MF10. Cox Outdoor Zone
  • MF11. The Nat: Antiquarian Curiosities and Techno Fun
  • MF12. Spanish Village Art Center: Local Made Zone

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

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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 Balboa Park Cultural Partnership with community partners: including the San Diego Makers Guild. Proceeds from the event benefit participating venues.

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

* Please note, there is a $3 processing fee per online ticket order.
** Active-Duty direct dependents only with valid ID.
*** Must have valid Student ID at entry.