8th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area
Held in the San Francisco Bay Area on May 18-19, Maker Faire celebrates "the risk takers, the doers, and the makers of things." The seventh annual Maker Faire will showcase individual creativity and grassroots innovation in the largest festival devoted to DIY culture and technology in the country.
Special ticket prices that include a free subscription to "Make Magazine" can be had here... http://makerfaire2013.eventbrite.com/
Discount pricing ends May 9. Be sure to sniff around the site a little for other discounts.