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Maker Faire Bay Area 2018 Slideshow

Maker Faire Bay Area 2018

May 18-20, 2017: The 13th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area concluded on Sunday. Here are some of the photo highlights.

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Maker Faire Bay Area 2018 Slideshow

Maker Faire Bay Area 2018

May 18-20, 2018: The 13th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area continued with it’s first full day on Saturday. Here are some of the photo highlights.

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Maker Faire Bay Area 2018 Slideshow

Maker Faire Bay Area 2018

May 18-20, 2017: The 13th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area began with FRIDAY@Makerfaire. Here are some of the photo highlights.

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After Dark: Maker Faire Edition

After Dark: Maker Faire Edition
Thursday, May 17th 6pm-10pm


Maker Faire—the world-famous 3-day celebration of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness—comes to After Dark! Grab your friends and join us for a cocktail as we kick-off the 13th annual Maker Faire Bay Area weekend with a sneak preview of makers and exhibits to be found at Maker Faire Bay Area the weekend of May 18-20.

Sneak Peek of Featured Makers:

  • Astro Botanicals: Space Garden (Stan Clark)
  • BioLuminoids (Erick Dunn)
  • Firefly Stomp and Sound Wave (Mike Sullivan)
  • Big Face (Yuji Hayashi)
  • Skyentific / Robotic Flowers (Gennady Plyushchev)
  • Sewn Scenarios (Paul Nosa)
  • Hirotaka Niisato/SIProp (Slime Lamps)
  • Channelled Alien Mechanicals (Justin Kohn)
  • Margaret and Mousie
  • Chassis Specs (Chassis The Robot)
  • TIKITRON the Drink Bot
  • Bar Bots (Samuel Coniglio)
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Additional info about After Dark at the Exploratorium:
Every Thursday Night • 6:00–10:00 p.m. • Adults Only (18+)

Things look different After Dark. Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in everything from a pitch-black dome to a fog bridge, a large-scale kaleidoscope, dazzling light displays, mind-bending mirrors, and more. Or savor adults-only programming featuring unique guest speakers, great music, specialty films, and one-of-a-kind activities. It’ll change how you think about the world around you. But don’t take our word for it—see for yourself.

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Day Two: World Maker Faire

World Maker Faire 2017

September 23-24, 2017: Scenes from the 8th Annual World Maker Faire on Saturday September 23rd!

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Day One: World Maker Faire

World Maker Faire 2017

September 23-24, 2017: Scenes from the 8th Annual World Maker Faire on Saturday September 23rd!

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Getting to Maker Faire DRAFT

Getting to Maker Faire World Maker Faire New York 2017

September 23 & 24, 2017 New York Hall Of Science | 47-01 111th Street | Queens, NY 11368


EVENT DETAILS:

Saturday, September 23 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 24 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.




PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

World Maker Faire is very well attended! We strongly suggest you share rides or take alternative transportation instead of driving.

Subway

Take #7 train to 111th St Station. Walk four blocks to NYSCI. The #7 train runs direct to World Maker Faire from Hudson Yards, Times Square and Grand Central Terminal. You can also transfer to the #7 train from all other lines throughout the subway system. Use Google Maps to help navigate via mass transit. Enter “New York Hall of Science” as your destination. Visit mta.info for latest subway service information and advisories.

Walking Directions from 111th Street Station to NYSCI: View YouTube subway directions video.

Long Island Rail Road

The LIRR will run special service on the Port Washington Branch to the Mets-Willets Point station for World Maker Faire. You can also take LIRR to the Woodside station and connect to the #7 subway (see above.) Visit mta.info/lirr and use the TripPlanner to find your itinerary. As you exit the train at Mets-Willets Point station, turn right to enter Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Follow signs to World Maker Faire.

Metro North

Connect at Grand Central Terminal to the #7 subway (see above.)

Bus

Q23 or Q58 to Corona Avenue and 108 Street. Q48 to 111 Street and Roosevelt Avenue.




BY BICYCLE

Bike Valet will be available at the 111th Street entrance to NYSCI. It’s free to park your bike! Bike Valet hours are:

  • SATURDAY & SUNDAY: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm

Please check the Queens Bike Map for preferred routes and bike paths.




TAXI & RIDESHARE

If you need to take a car for whatever reason, we strongly advise taking taxis or a ride share. Parking is limited at World Maker Faire and NYSCI’s neighboring community could do without excessive traffic congestion. Please help us minimize the negative impact on our neighbors. The drop off address for NYSCI is 47-01 111th Street.




BY CAR + BUS

Turn by Turn Directions on your mobile device: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Queens College

Parking

Parking will be available at Citi Field via Northern Blvd with limited shuttles provided. No overnight parking or in/out privileges.ADA parking is also available.
The walk from the lot to World Maker Faire is only a 10-15min walk away.

  • Car: $25 per day
  • Bus: $50 per day

  • Please note that there is no parking at the New York Hall of Science.

    Bus Parking: Buses arriving with groups should head to Citi Field. Buses will be directed to drop off their passengers near the shuttle pick-up/drop-off point. Buses will then be directed to park and stage. Bus parking is $50 per vehicle for the day. Group leaders should stay in touch with their bus drivers by phone to coordinate a pick up in the Citi Field parking lot when the group takes the shuttle back to Citi Field.


    Directions to Parking at Citi Field

    Enter your point of origin in this map to get specific driving directions via Google Maps to the public parking lot at Citi Field.

    Those arriving in a group by bus, please see the Bus Parking information above.


    Shuttles

    Limited shuttles run continuously between Citi Field and World Maker Faire.

    • SATURDAY & SUNDAY: First Shuttle from Citi Field 9:30am, Last Shuttle from World Maker Faire 6:30pm



    Park + Ride

    Paid parking lots available throughout New York City. Park anywhere near the #7 line and you will have an easy commute while avoiding event traffic.





    TRANSPORTATION FOR THOSE WITH A MOBILITY DISABILITY

    Handicap parking is available at Citi Field. An ADA shuttle that can accommodate motorized wheelchairs will be available for those that require it. There is no parking available at NYSCI.




    BY AIR

    There are two major airports nearby: John F. Kennedy (JFK) and La Guardia (LGA).
    La Guardia (LGA) is the closest to the event center and recommended hotels.



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