Upcoming Shows

BAHFest Houston

Saturday, September 9, 2017
Due to the recent tragic events, BAHFest Houston is postponed. We anticipate a new date in late fall and will update the site once we have a new date and time.
Rice University
Host: Joel Watson
Keynote: Jorge Cham
Judges: José Onuchic, Phil Plait, Julia Saltz, Nicole Stott

BAHFest Seattle

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Temple De Hirsch Sinai
1441 – 16th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98122

Keynote: Zach Weinersmith & Henry Reich
Host: Molly Lewis
Judges: Sarah Andersen, Julianne Dalcanton, Henry Reich

Tickets on sale now!

BAHFest San Francisco

Friday, October 27, 2017
Castro Theatre

Keynote: Adam Savage
Host: Dr. Kelly Weinersmith
Judges: Maggie Koerth-Baker, Carl Zimmer, Gail Patricelli

Tickets on sale now!

BAHFest London 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018
Imperial College

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History of BAHFest

BAHFest is the brainchild of sometimes artist, always curmudgeon Zach Weinersmith, the auteur behind SMBC Comics. Inspired by a comic, BAHFest started as a live event in 2013 at MIT. There have been 8 successful, sold out BAHFest shows from London to San Francisco.
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Are you ready for Eternal Glory?

The winner of each BAHFest is immortalized by receiving a statue of alchemist Hennig Brand boiling his own urine in hopes of producing gold. Plus $500 cold hard cash. Submit your hypothesis today!
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