Why attend PyBay2023 Food Truck Edition

It's outdoors and super fun

Miss geeking out with friends in person over good food and drinks? Longing for synchronicities and thought-expanding exchanges with Pythonistas? Past Food Truck Edition attendees say:
"It was the best day of the year for me" ~ Yury Selivanov, Founder of EdgeDB. Core dev on async/await.
"There are so many things to like - the talks, the food trucks, it being outdoors, a smaller conference so you get to talk to people." ~ Michael Kennedy @TalkPython

Learn the latest, advance your career

PyBay features the most influential speakers presenting the most crucial technologies to help beginners and seasoned developers alike get up-to-date quickly, in a single-track format. Whether you’re interested in web technologies, data, devops, Python internals, or performance, PyBay will help you stay on top of your game AND network with engineers at companies that are hiring!

Perfect off-site for dev teams

Working remotely and want to meet your teammates to boost team cohesiveness? Leverage the platform we’ve built. There are great talks, yummy food, fresh air, vitamin D... all the elements developers crave for these days. If there are talks that don’t interest your team, take the opportunity to talk to speakers, create your own team activities or book a tee-time at the adjacent miniature golf course!

Simon Willison
Simon Willison

Creator of Datasette. Co-creator of Django. Author of the popular blog: https://simonwillison.net/

Glyph Lefkowitz
Glyph Lefkowitz

Founder of Twisted, Glyph has worked on multiplayer online games, enterprise information management software, and more!

Michael Kennedy
Michael Kennedy

A Python and MongoDB enthusiast, and an entrepreneur. Host of @TalkPython and @PythonBytes, founder of Talk Python Training. Python Software Foundation Fellow.

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Ticket Information

Conference Ticket Prices

In-Person Professional*: $400

In-Person Hobbyist**: $250

In-Person Student: $125

* Buy this ticket type if you will get reimbursed by your company or if you want to express a token of appreciation to the event organizer.

** Buy this ticket type if you are paying out of pocket or in-between jobs.

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Sponsor Information

Sponsoring PyBay Food Truck Edition is your opportunity to participate in the San Francisco Bay Area's Official Python Software Foundation regional conference. Be a hero to the development community by providing the funding to run a safe and memorable outdoor conference. Plus, you get to showcase your technology, network for new hires, and participate in reinventing a new and better normal.

Want to get your company's name on the lanyards, have other sponsorship ideas, or want to sponsor diversity and inclusion tickets for female, African American, Latinos, Native Americans? Email us

Download prospectus Got questions? Email us

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need help?

YES! Please email to join the core organizing team and make your favorite conference even better. We're looking for help in one or more of the following:

  • Day of volunteer chair
  • Lightning talk chair: market, select and emcee
  • Diversity and inclusion outreach
  • Social media and marketing communication
  • Speaker coordination and event emceeing
  • Slack or forum moderating
  • Book raffles / book signing support
  • Event photography
  • Which in-person ticket type should I buy?

    As much as you can afford to support the community. We’d recommend:

  • Professionals ticket if your company reimburses you or if you’d like to express a token of thanks to your tireless Conference Chair
  • Hobbyists ticket if you need financial aid or are paying out of your own pocket
  • Students ticket if you have a valid student ID at the time of registration

  • If we meet our sponsorships milestones, Financial-aid tickets will be available for under-represented groups and under-employed Pythonistas

    What does in-person registration include?

    25 Great talks and a chance to interact with many other Python developers.

    It also includes food and drink tickets to nearly 20 food trucks in the park. Plus, you can chat with book authors, get books signed, and win a book at raffles.

    The park also has miniature golf if you want to ditch the talks and book yourself a tee time.

    Venue Information

    It's outdoors -- at a food truck park!

    Parklab Gardens, 1379 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

    • Parklab Gardens is an outdoor establishment with WIFI powered by Cisco. We love it because it has a great vibe and it is more Covid safe.
    • It houses 20 food trucks, from burgers to vegan delights, beer to coffee and ice-cream, some will even allow you to order ahead with your phone.
    • It also has miniature golf right next to where we're hosting the talks. If you want your kids to see what mom or dad do for work - and another adult can be with them while you’re attending talks - consider bringing them along :-) Conditions: Kids under 12 don’t require a ticket.

    • Directions to 1379 4th St, SF

    Parklab Gardens
    Bike parking

    Getting there

    • Park at uncovered parking a block away on 3rd street at $18 per day
    • Go on slack and see if others would like to carpool with you
    Public transportation and walking about 10 mins:
    • Caltrain to 4th and King stop
    • BART to muni line T to the Mission Bay stop
    • Muni line N Mission Rock stop