Join the Onchain Summer Celebration, Base Opens for Bridging
- Base opens for bridging, and mainnet opens for everyone on August 9
- Join the Onchain Summer festival featuring art, music, gaming, and more throughout August
- Empowering builders with grants for creating on Base this summer
- Virtual hackathon “Superhack” with $125,000 in prizes from August 4-18
- Easily bridge ETH to Base through multiple platforms and wallets
Get ready for an exciting month of celebration in the crypto world as “Onchain Summer” kicks off, bringing a month-long onchain festival filled with art, music, gaming, and more.
Base, the platform with a mission to bring the next million builders and billion users onchain, is thrilled to announce its latest milestone: Base is now open for bridging, with the mainnet set to open for everyone on August 9.
Onchain Summer – A Month-Long Onchain Festival
To mark the general availability launch of Base on August 9, Base is partnering with 50 of the best builders, brands, artists, and creators to host “Onchain Summer”.
Throughout the month of August, these creative minds will offer a wide array of onchain activities, showcasing the potential of the onchain ecosystem.
From art and music to gaming and advocacy, Onchain Summer promises something fun for everyone.
Grants and Superhack: Empowering Builders
Recognizing that the onchain future is a collective effort, Base is extending grants to those building and creating on the platform during Onchain Summer.
Working together with PropHouse, Base is offering grants for various categories, including making art, deploying protocols, advocating for sensible legislation, and creating improved user experiences using account abstraction on Base.
Additionally, a virtual hackathon, “Superhack,” with $125,000 in prizes, is set to run from August 4 to August 18, encouraging more builders to participate in shaping the onchain world.
Bridging to Base Made Easy
To prepare for the exciting events of Onchain Summer and the Base mainnet opening, bridging to Base is a straightforward process.
There are six easy ways to bridge ETH to Base, ensuring that everyone can join the celebration:
- Onchain Summer Mint: Mint the commemorative Bridge to Base NFT while bridging ETH to Base at onchainsummer.xyz.
- Base Bridge: Bridge ETH to Base by visiting bridge.base.org and minting a commemorative NFT.
- Quests on Coinbase: Learn about Base, bridge ETH, mint a commemorative NFT, and earn enough ETH for about ten transaction fees on Base while supplies last. Complete the quest in the Coinbase app or Coinbase Wallet app.
- Galxe: Learn about and bridge to Base with Galxe. Mint an NFT and earn a chance at a small ETH reward after completing the quiz and bridging to Base.
- Layer3: Complete a Bridge to Base quest on Layer3. Learn about Base, complete the quiz, bridge ETH, and mint your commemorative NFT to receive an ETH reward in your wallet.
- Mint.fun: Mint to bridge with mint.fun and get your mint fee of 0.001 ETH back on Base. Mint.fun pass holders can mint for free and get an NFT and a small amount of Base ETH for free.
Bridge to Base with any wallet, including Coinbase Wallet, Rainbow, Safe, Brave, Rabby, Frame, Exodus, Trust Wallet, rhino.fi, and Frontier.
Join in the celebration of “Onchain Summer” by visiting onchainsummer.xyz, bridging ETH to Base, and staying updated on the latest mints starting from August 9.
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