Past Freak Flag Events

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Maker Faire Bay Area 2017

May 19th-May 21st, 2017  |  1-5pm/10-7pm/10-6pm  |  San Mateo, CA

Back again for our 6th year making and flying freak flags at Maker Faire! We provide the blank "freak" flags and piles of craft materials, you provide the freaky! Come see us in the "Craft" section of the Expo Hall. Spontaneous parades may or may not occur.


Burning Man 2016: DaVinci's Workshop

August 28th-September 5th, 2016  |  Time has no meaning  |  Black Rock City, NV

We'll be making Freak Flags at Pink Heart Camp on Thursday September 1st from 9am-11:30pm and anywhere/when else that feels right. Spontaneous parades may or may not occur.


Maker Faire Bay Area 2016

May 20th-21st-22nd, 2016  |  1pm-5pm Friday, 10am-7pm Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday  |  San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA

FYFFH will once again have a booth at the 2016 Bay Area Maker Faire. We will provide free freak flag "blanks" and art materials to decorate them with. Spontaneous parades will be encouraged. Come visit us in the Expo Hall!


Heat the Street FaIRE: SF Burning Man Decompression

October 11th, 2015  |  12pm-12am  |  Indiana St. bet. Mariposa & 22nd St. in San Francisco, CA

The FYFFH Freak Show Booth installation from the Pink Heart Carnival at Burning Man 2015 will be making a guest appearance at the SF Bay Area regional Burning Man Decompression event. Come play with us in the park!


Maker Faire Bay Area 2015

May 15th-16th-17th, 2015  |  1pm-5pm Friday, 10am-8pm Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday  |  San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA

FYFFH will once again have a booth at the 2015 Bay Area Maker Faire. We will provide free freak flag "blanks" and art materials to decorate them with. Spontaneous parades will be encouraged. Come visit us in the Expo Hall!


Burning Man 2015: Carnival of Mirrors

August 30th-September 7th, 2015  |  Time has no meaning  |  Black Rock City, NV

We'll be making Freak Flags at Pink Heart and anywhere else that feels right. Spontaneous parades may or may not occur.


Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

May 17th-18th, 2014  |  10am-8pm Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday  |  San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA

FYFFH will once again have a booth at the 2014 Bay Area Maker Faire. We will provide free freak flag "blanks" and art materials to decorate them with. Spontaneous parades will be encouraged. Come visit us in the Expo Hall!


Burning Man 2014: Caravansary

August 25th-September 1st, 2014  |  Time has no meaning  |  Black Rock City, NV

We'll be making Freak Flags at Pink Heart and anywhere else that feels right. Spontaneous parades may or may not occur.


Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

May 18th-19th, 2013  |  10am-8pm Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday  |  San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA

FYFFH will once again have a booth at the 2013 Bay Area Maker Faire. We will provide free freak flag "blanks" and art materials to decorate them with. Spontaneous parades will be encouraged. Come visit us in the Expo Hall!


Burning Man 2013: Cargo Cult

August 28th-September 2nd, 2013  |  Time has no meaning  |  Black Rock City, NV

We'll be making Freak Flags at Sacred Spaces Village and Center Camp and anywhere else that feels right. Spontaneous parades may or may not occur.


Nightlife at the California Academy of Sciences

October 18th, 2012  |  6-10pm  |  California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

We'll be making freak flags and flying them high during the weekly Nightlife event at the Academy of Sciences. 21 and over.


Heat the Street FaIRE: SF Burning Man Decompression

October 7th, 2012  |  12pm-12am  |  Indiana St. bet. Mariposa & 22nd St. in San Francisco, CA

The FYFFH art installation will be making a guest appearance.


Burning Man 2012: Fertility 2.0

August 27-September 3, 2012  | time has no meaning  |  Black Rock City, NV

We'll be making Freak Flags at Sacred Space Village and Center Camp and anywhere else that feels right. Spontaneous parades may or may not occur.


Independence Day Freak Flag Making Party

July 4th, 2012  | 10am-4pm  |  San Rafael, CA 

We'll be bringing our own materials and making freak flags, and perhaps having a parade afterwards. All freaks welcome!


Maker Faire Bay Area

May 19-20th, 2012  | Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday 10am to 6pm  |  San Mateo, CA

FYFFH will have a booth at the 2012 Maker Faire. We will provide free freak flag "blanks" and art materials to decorate them with. Spontaneous parades will be encouraged.


Fire In Glass: North Bay Burning Man Decompression Event

November 12th, 2011  | 2pm-12am  |  Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA

Come decompress with us and make a freak flag while you're at it! Spontaneous parades will be encouraged.


Burning Man 2011: Rites of Passage

August 29-September 5, 2011  | time has no meaning  |  Black Rock City, NV

We'll be making Freak Flags at Center Camp and anywhere else that feels right. Spontaneous parades may or may not occur.


Independence Day Freak Flag Making Party

July 4th, 2011  | 10am-4pm  |  San Rafael, CA 

We'll be making freak flags and having a parade afterwards. All freaks welcome!


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What Is A Freak?

Freak [freek] -noun

  1. any abnormal phenomenon or product or unusual object; anomaly; aberration
  2. (informal) a person who acts or dresses in a markedly unconventional or strange way
  3. (informal) a person who is obsessed with something specified (a baseball freak)
  4. one who is unrestrained, unorthodox or unconventional in thinking, behavior, manners, etc.
  5. one who espouses radical, nonconformist or dissenting views and opinions  that are outside the mainstream.

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