Event Information

October 20 & 21, 2018 (11AM–3PM)

The Connecticut Science Center will get a little spooky and a little kooky for our annual Spooktacular Science Weekend! Have a ball at the ultimate Halloween party including trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, and spooky crafts. This year, the Science Center is going wild with a special appearance from PBS Kids superstar Nature Cat. Meet Connecticut birds of prey with Horizon Wings and see a larger-than-life animal stage show with Wildlife Encounters (separate ticket required).

Spooktacular Science Weekend is Sponsored by Big Y World Class Markets. All activities are included FREE with a Connecticut Science Center Membership or the purchase of General Admission. Kids under 3 are always FREE! Costumes are encouraged! Adult masks are not permitted. (Activities are tentative and subject to change).

Spooktacular Activities (11AM—3PM)

Meet PBS Kids Superstar Nature Cat
Horizon Wings: Meet Connecticut Birds of Prey (11AM-1PM)
Wildlife Encounters: Animal Stage Show
Show Times: 11AM, 12PM, 2PM, 3PM
Pumpkin Decorating with iHeart Media
Trick or Treating in All Exhibits
Hocus Pocus Dance Party Hosted by the Sanderson Sisters
Spooky Arts & Crafts
Live Science: Monster Genetics
Spooky Storytime: Join the Science Center staff as they read a spooky, nature story to your little ones.


Purchase General Admission (Saturday) Purchase General Admission (Sunday)

This event is included with your general paid Science Center admission or Membership.

Wildlife Encounters Animal Stage Show

You won’t want to miss a special larger-than-life stage show with Wildlife Encounters, where you’ll see animals you’ve never seen before. They’re so wild, you won’t believe they’re real. The skilled presenters of Wildlife Encounters offer an exciting show with a variety of unique animals. Animals may vary by show.

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