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I learned about the new volume in binary beyond 1 or 0. There is a pedal powered stage, tons of... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Eugene, Oregon
Embrace your inner nerd

Took my husband for his Christmas gift as he has always wanted to go. Well worth the trip from... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Stacey D
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San Mateo Fairgrounds 2495 S Delaware St, San Mateo, CA
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I learned about the new volume in binary beyond 1 or 0. There is a pedal powered stage, tons of science to learn about, new foods, a great place to see what artisans and tinkerers have made, a place to participate in experiments and crafting....More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

I have volunteered for Maker Faire for the past 3 years; it is great fun. THe creativity is amazing-- fun for the entire family! Make sure to be green and recycle responsibly.

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Took my husband for his Christmas gift as he has always wanted to go. Well worth the trip from Canada. Tons to see, great people, interesting displays. Next time we will bring our kids- lots for them to see, do, and make

Thank Stacey D
Reviewed 15 September 2016

What an amazing event for the family, young & old. There are so many things to see, participate in and enjoy. Eclectic but fun

Thank NGTB_1
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is one of the high lights of the year. There is so much going on and so much to see. It is a very educational experience. It is a joy to see how many different ideas and projects are being shared. It does take...More

Thank Timothy G
Reviewed 6 August 2015

For entrepreneurial people, this is thee place to go. I spent from opening to closing on a Saturday and would have wanted to go back the second day but was unable to go. Kids love this place, has hands-on space for kids (and kiddie-addults too)....More

Thank joebonnie2015
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The annual Maker Faire in San Mateo draws over 150,000 participant over 3 days. To see what people enjoy making and showing is inspiring. Most people associate the Maker Faire with 3D printers, robotics and electronics but sections for sewing, quilting, gardening, Legos, and various...More

1  Thank Centurytravel
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We went to the Maker Faire Bay Area without really knowing what it was. Getting there was pretty painless as they have free parking away from the venue, and shuttle busses taking you to the venue (even though it was old school busses). The faire...More

Thank Søren G
Reviewed 2 June 2015

There was a lot that you could do at this event. I go every year with all of my family members. There were numerous food trucks that served somewhat good food, but the snow cone was very good. I think you should stop by the...More

Thank doctorchicken
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is a hands on event for both children and adults that allows kids to show parents what they might want to learn more about in summer camps. I do however think this event should be free as most exhibitors are attempting to get summer...More

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