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Alameda Mini Maker Faire 2019

City of Alameda

Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

Alameda Mini Maker Faire 2019

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Adult Aug 11, 2019 $5.00 $1.15
Child (6-17) Aug 11, 2019 $5.00 $1.15
Child (5 or younger) Aug 11, 2019 Free $0.00
Senior (65 or older) Aug 11, 2019 Free $0.00

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Event Details

The Alameda Mini Maker Faire was born out of a desire to celebrate and support Alameda’s growing maker community. At this family-friendly event, makers, DIY enthusiasts, businesses, artists and crafters will showcase their work. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience interactive exhibits, meet other like-minded individuals, and be inspired by the creativity and innovation of the maker community in Alameda and beyond.

 

The Alameda Mini Maker Faire will include hands-on exhibits of all shapes and sizes, art installations, live performance, workshops, and a selection of local food and beverage vendors.

 

Check out our website for more information about the Faire: https://alameda.makerfaire.com/

 

Note: Tickets are $5 in advance/$7 on the day of (online or at the door)

 

$2 from every ticket goes to West Alameda Business Association's Creative and Cultural Spaces Fund, which will be used to pay for parklets, murals, and other place-making projects in west Alameda.  

 

Interested in free tickets?  Volunteers get a free ticket to the eventClick here for more information. 

 

FAQ’S:

I heard the company behind the San Mateo Maker Faire is shutting down.  Is the Alameda Mini Maker Faire still happening? 

Yes!  The Alameda Mini Maker Faire is still on. While we operate under a license from Make, like all Mini Maker Faires we are an independently-run and financed event.  Join us on August 11 to help keep the Bay Area maker spirit thriving!

 

I am 65 years or older, or bringing a child that is 5 years old or under.  Do these age groups need tickets?  

Tickets for adults 65 years old or older, or 5 years old or younger, are free.  However, free "tickets" are required, so that we can better track attendance and plan for the event. You can register for free tickets above by selecting the appropriate ticket category.

 

What day and hour(s) will Alameda Mini Maker Faire be open to the public? 

Sunday, August 11th, from 10am to 4pm

 

Where will it be?

The Faire will be held at the intersection of Ranger Avenue and Saratoga Street. The closest address is:  905 W Ranger Ave, Alameda, CA 94501.  

 

What does the ticket cost include?

Your entry fee will help cover the costs of tents, tables and chairs for our makers, a bike valet, trash, recycle, and compost receptacles to keep waste off our streets and out of our waterways, and more!  In addition, $2 from every ticket goes to West Alameda Business Association's Creative & Cultural Spaces Fundwhich will be used to pay for parklets, murals, and other place-making projects in west Alameda. 

 

Where can I park?

Free automobile and bike parking will be provided. Stay tuned for more information!. 

 

Will there be handicap parking?

Yes, handicapped parking will be provided. Stay tuned for more information!

 

Is public transportation available? 

Yes!  See below for best options.

Ferry: The Faire is a little less than a mile from the Main Street Ferry Terminal, which has service from San Francisco and Oakland.

Bus: AC Transit Bus 96 to Alameda Point 

BART: Lake Merritt BART is 3 miles from the Faire. From there, take AC Transit Bus 96 to Alameda Point.

 

Will you have bike parking? 

Yes, bike parking will be provided. Stay tuned for more information!

 

Can I volunteer at the Mini Maker Faire?

Yes, here's the link https://alameda.makerfaire.com/volunteer/

 

What if it rains? 
The show will go on! Bring rain gear to keep you dry when walking outdoors. Fortunately, we will have many tents to keep the family dry.

 

What can I expect?
To have a fantastic time! You'll be surprised and intrigued with every corner that you turn.

 

What can I bring into the event?

A hat, sun block, and a water bottle.  Also, although compostable servingware will be available, we encourage you to bring your own reusable utensils and dishes!

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Either printed ticket or email available on your phone.

 

Rain or Shine. No Refunds/Exchanges. Tickets cannot be replaced. 

 

Alameda Mini Maker Faire is independently organized and operated under license from Maker Media, Inc.  

I understand that by registering here,  Maker Media may provide me with updates and information about Maker Faires, other events, and products of interest to the maker community.  I understand that I may opt out of these communications at any time.
 

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Alameda Point
905 West Ranger Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501

Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)


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City of Alameda

The Alameda Mini Maker Faire is brought to you by the City of Alameda, in partnership with the West Alameda and Downtown Alameda Business Associations, and with many thanks to our flagship sponsor, the General Storehouse at historic Building 8.  You can follow the development of the Alameda Mini Maker Faire on Facebook, Instagram, or check the website for updates: alameda.makerfaire.com.

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