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Noon Year's Eve

December 31, 2020

TIME: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM & 2 PM - 5 PM


PRICE: FREE FOR UNION STATION MEMBER | General Admission: $14*
*Excludes taxes and fees.


The countdown to Science City’s - Noon Year’s Eve – begins. Noon Year’s Eve kicks off December 31, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM & 2 PM - 5 PM to provide a safe, fun and educational destination to ring in the New Year with your whole family!

**Please Note: Entrance to Science City will be on B-level past Box Office. 

 Additional activities will include:

  • Fun, hands-on science demos & workshops
  • Early Childhood Dedicated Activities 
  • Interactive Maker Activities
  • Fun, Photo Backdrop provided by Party City
  • & more!

With our priority to provide a safe and confident Union Station experience for our guests and associates, face coverings are now required at all times. Guests in Union Station and all attractions, including Science City, are required to wear facial coverings over nose and mouth.


2020 Noon Year's Eve Schedule

Party Animal Ears
Maker Studio & Engineerium- All Ages
Turn yourself into a party animal by making your own pair of animal ears to wear.
9 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Creativity Countdown
Creative Corner - All Ages
Explore viscosity while creating a splat art masterpiece.
9-12:00 & 2:00-4:30

Floating Fireworks
Periodic Table
Watch a mesmerizing display of floating colors while learning about density & diffusion
9 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fire Tornado; It’s Lit
Tapped Out – Demo is every half hour, numbers are limited for social distancing.
See physics and flame come together as we make our fire climb to the sky
10 am / 10:30 am / 11 am / 11:30 am & 2:30 pm / 3 pm / 3:30 pm / 4 pm

Amazing Animals; Educator Chat
Nature Works
Learn amazing facts about our Nature Works animals and ask our educators your animal questions.
11 am & 3 pm

Sprinkle Science
PNC Learning Lab - Early Learning Activity
Explore colors and patterns while experimenting with sprinkles.
9 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Make It, Shake It
Maze Park - All Ages
Make your own noisemaker for New Years.
9 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Socially Distanced Dance Party
Wherever you are at 12 and 4:30 PM - Stop and enjoy the music! Dance along to fun jams and wave and holler to others in the science center. 


Noon Year's Eve at Home! 
Density Drink Making

Step-by-Step Instructions