PolaCon Bay Area - March 10-12, 2023
The world's first (and only, we think?) three-day instant film conference returns to the Bay Area in March 2023!
What can you expect at PolaConBayArea? We’ll feature more than a dozen instant photography-related events from workshops, demos, and sessions featuring guest speakers and Instant Film Society members from all over the Bay Area and the country!
Also, expect to see the city through the lens of your favorite camera over the course of numerous PolaWalks, including a special Day Zero!
Below is a rough schedule so far. More details coming soon!
Thursday 3/9 - Day Zero:
12:00PM - Haight Street PolaWalk. Meeting at Haight & Masonic
Friday 3/10 - Day One:
12:00PM - Glass Key Photo(1234 Sutter Street) Stock up on film for the weekend.
5:00PM - PolaCon Kickoff at McTeague's Saloon (21+) 1237 Polk Street(around the corner from Glass Key Photo)
7:00PM - North Beach PolaWalk meeting at Boardway & Grant
Saturday 3/11 - Day Two:
10:00AM - 12:00PM - Bay PolaWalk Crane Cove Park (18th Street & Illinois)
12:00PM - 6:00PM - Talks and Zine Swap Thee Parkside (1600 17th Street)
8:00PM - Pinball & Polaroids 21+ The Detour (2200 Market Street)
Sunday 3/12 - Day Three:
1:10PM - Alameda PolaWalk
Meeting at Main Street Alameda Ferry terminal (2990 Main Street Alameda,CA)
*People staying in San Francisco can take the 12:50PM ferry from San Francisco Ferry building
Special thanks to our partners and sponsors: Glass Key Photo, Thee Parkside, East Bay Photo Collective, and Underdog Film Lab.
Instant film experts and professionals from all over the country
Learn from the best, and get hands-on practice with analog photography techniques
Join other attendees for numerous PolaWalks around beautiful San Francisco
Watch this space for more information as it becomes available!