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What is SiliCon with Adam Savage? Coming back with a new name, new date and new creative director at the helm! SiliCon with Adam Savage descends upon San Jose October 16-18, 2020, where the worlds of entertainment, making, comics, science and technology will intersect like never before. Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and the founder of the original SiliCon, passes the torch to Adam Savage, longtime friend and guest. The team behind the annual event today announces it is rebranding and expanding its content to more deeply involve the fans and evolve its show offerings.
When and where is SiliCon 2020? SiliCon 2020 will take place on Friday, October 16, 2020, through Sunday, October 18, 2020, at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.
What are the SiliCon 2020’s show hours?

Registration Hours

Thursday – October 15, 2020* 12pm – 5pm
Friday – October 16, 2020 10am – 7pm
Saturday – October 17, 2020 8am – 7pm
Sunday – October 18, 2020 9am – 5pm

*Exhibitors Only

2020 Show Hours:

Friday – October 16, 2020 5pm – 9pm
Saturday – October 17, 2020 10am – 7pm
Sunday – October 18, 2020 10am – 5pm

PLEASE NOTE: Hours are subject to change.
**VIP Gold and VIP Platinum attendees get access to the expo floor 30 minutes each day before the doors open to all attendees.
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When will tickets for SiliCon 2020 go on sale? Tickets are on sale now! Click here to purchase.
What is a VIP Pass? A VIP pass is the best way for a fan to experience the show! Maximize your time having fun with express lines for Panels, Photo Ops, and Celebrity Booths. VIPs get the most perks, like collectible merchandise and early entry to the Vendor Hall. See the VIP Ticket descriptions on the Ticketing Page for more details.
How do I get my VIP merchandise? You will pick up your VIP Merchandise in the VIP Lounge at the event.
What is a 3-Day Pass? The 3-Day Pass is a great way to experience all three days of the show! This pass includes admission to SiliCon only. See the Ticketing Page for full details.
Can I buy a VIP Pass for just one day? No. The VIP Passes are an exclusive experience for all three days of the event only. Single Day Passes are available if you wish to only attend for one day. See the Ticketing Page for full details.
Can I still meet celebrities if I don’t get a VIP Pass? Yes, all attendees can meet celebrity guests by purchasing a Photo Op or Autograph. Those with VIP Passes have express lines for Photo Ops, Autographs, and Panels.
Can I share my VIP Pass or 3-Day Pass with my friend/family? No. VIP Passes and 3-Day passes can only be used by one person. It is an RFID wristband registered to one person’s name and has to be worn all three days.
If I have a VIP Pass and my friend/family member has a 3-Day Pass, can they get early entry to the show floor with me? No. All attendees over the age of 6 who wish to take advantage of VIP benefits, including early show floor entry, must have their own VIP Gold or VIP Platinum Pass.
Can I buy tickets at the door? You can buy them at the door, but we will most likely sell out. Tickets purchased at the event do not qualify for the pre-order discounts, perks, or incentives. All tickets purchased at the event will be at an additional cost.
I am having a problem with my tickets! Help! For registration and ticketing support, please contact registration at [email protected].

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