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PacSci Happy Hour. Be Curious. Mix it Up.

PacSci at Night Happy Hours are the ultimate way to wind down from a hectic week and get inspired for the weekend. These 21+ get-togethers include craft beer and wine, as well as free reign to explore PacSci’s interactive exhibits, after-hours for less than the cost of general admission.

Happy Hour: Hear (Her)story | Cancelled

Friday, March 20, 6:30–10 p.m.

The March 20 Happy Hour: Hear (Her)story. The guest services team will be reaching out to people that purchased tickets to process refunds within the next 48 hours. If you have questions, please call 206-443-2844 or email

While we are cancelling this happy hour, at this time our normal operations, events, and programming are continuing. We will provide updates if the status of any of our events change. As the situation evolves, we will respond quickly to any changes in recommendations, guidance, and direction. Learn more about Guest Health and Safety at PacSci

Curious about working in STEM fields or just looking to meet interesting people? At our March Happy Hour, mingle with STEM leaders and hear from powerhouses at local companies and organizations as PacSci celebrates Women’s History Month.

Come for an evening of engaging conversation, drinks, and exhibit exploration – stay for the curious minds abound. We’re keeping this casual so leave the resumes and cover letters at home, but feel free to dust off your business cards to make some connections. No experience required.

Every Happy Hour has a special theme.  From games to art, flora to fauna, experience science with your favorite craft beer or local wine in a unique and stimulating environment. Bring the crew from the office, friends from the neighborhood, anyone you want to impress and inspire. Don’t miss these unique events!

Happy Hour FAQ

Where is the event taking place?
Pacific Science Center
200 2nd Ave N, Seattle, Wa. 98109
All guests will enter through our South Entrance, located on the South side of Pacific Science Center off Denny Way and 2nd Avenue. Guests will not be admitted through the North entrance.

What time does the event start?
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Re-entry will be allowed for those who need to smoke, grab a bite to eat nearby, or even just step outside for a few. No entry or re-entry will be allowed after 9:45 p.m.

What time does the event end?
Last call will be at 8:45 p.m. The event ends at 9 p.m.

Where can I park?
The Claypool Garage will be open and there are several parking lots in the surrounding area. A detailed parking map is available here. If you plan on driving to our event, we ask that you do so responsibly.

Do I need my ID?
This event is 21 and over. A current, valid photo ID is required to enter. Have it ready to speed up the line.  If you do not bring your ID, you will not be allowed to enter the event and no refunds or exchanges will be given.

What is included in the ticket?
With purchase of a ticket to PacSci’s Happy Hour, you will have access to Pacific Science Center’s exhibits in Building 1, 2, 3 and the Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery, including our Planetarium and Tropical Butterfly House! There will also be science demonstrations, activities, and displays associated with each Happy Hour’s theme, brought together for that night only!

How do I purchase a drink?
We will be selling drink tickets for wine, beer, and soda at various locations throughout our event space!

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