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Spookfest: Shadows, Spiders, & Science

SCIENCE CITY WILL CLOSE AT 3 PM Saturday, October 26 in preparation for SPOOKFEST

October 26, 2019

TIME: 5PM - 8PM


PRICE: $6.25 Union Station Members | $8.25 General Admission


Join Us For The 7th Annual Spookfest: Shadows, Spiders, & Science

  • Spooky Science Demos & Activities
  • Creepy Critters & Eerie Edibles
  • Spooktacular Science Stage Show
  • Costume Contest
    • Age 4 & Under, Ages 5-9, Age 10+, Family Group 
  • AND MORE!

Activities*
*Subject to Change. While Supplies Last.

5 PM - 7:30 PM – Colors Be Lit (Maker Studio)
5 PM- 7:30 PM – Rhythm & Ooze** (Tapped Out)
5 PM – 7:30 PM – Edible Spiders** (Test Kitchen)
5 PM – 7:45 PM – Shad-O-Lanterns** (PNC Learning Lab)
5 PM – 8 PM – Glo-Paper** (Engineerium)
5 PM – 8 PM – Booooooo’s Clues Scavenger Hunt (Throughout Science City)
5 PM – 8 PM – Haunted Cave
5 PM – 8 PM – Smoke Bubbles (Throughout Science City)  
5 PM – 8 PM – Pumpkin Checkers (Haverty Family Yards)
5:30 PM, 6:30 PM & 7:30 PM – The Spiders Web** (Nature Works)
5:30 PM & 6:30PM Dissections (Maze Park)
5:30PM – 7:30PM – Belger Arts** (Periodic Table) *while supplies last
5:30PM – 7:30PM – Dino Lab Tours – Every Half Hour (Dino Lab)
6 PM & 7 PM – BIG SHOW Demo with Faraday Society (Maze Park)
7:30 PM – Costume Contest (Maze Park)
            Costume Categories: Age 4 & Under, Ages 5-9, Age 10+ & Family
             
7:50PM – Monster Mash Dance Party (Maze Park)

**Activities can be shared with Early Learners! 

Planetarium Laser Shows: "Laser Spooktacular!"
Additional Ticket Price
5PM, 5:45PM, 6:30PM, 7:15PM
$2.50 – Members
$4.00 – Nonmembers

 


FAQs

When is Spookfest? 

Science City's 7th Annual Spookfest is Saturday, October 26 from 5 PM to 8 PM. 

Can i volunteer for Spookfest?

Yes! Sign up here

Spookfest Costume Guidelines 

Union Station and Science City are focused on providing the best possible guest experiences.  Toward that end, we maintain certain guidelines to ensure safety and a welcoming environment in all respects.  For SpookFest, we encourage guests to wear costumes and ask you to follow the guidelines below.  Union Station and Science City reserve the right to disallow costumes that violate these standards.

  • Costumes should be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable or violent in theme.
  • Costumes may not contain features that resemble or could easily be mistaken for a weapon.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike or harm another Guest.

Dressing for Special Events

  • Union Station reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that is considered inappropriate or attire that could detract from the experience of other Guests.
  • Costumes must be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable or violent.
  • Costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest.
  • Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused entry into, and/or removed from unless his or her costume can be modified to meet the above standards.

For Guests ages 12 and under:

  • Costumes and some masks may be worn, as long as the mask does not cover the entire face and eyes are visible. 

For Guests ages 13  and older:

  • Capes may be worn if the length does not go below the waist. 
  • Themed T-shirts, blouses, sweatshirts, and hats are acceptable. 
  • Acceptable accessories include transparent wings, plastic lightsabers, toy swords, and tutus. Headwear may be worn as long as it does not cover the face. 
  • Masks of any kind may not be worn.