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Happy Hour


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.  We’re talking living exhibits like the Tropical Butterfly House and naked mole rats, fun and hands-on interactives, and the Planetarium. 

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!

All guests are expected to drink responsibly. 

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Upcoming Events

november 2019

22nov6:30 pm10:00 pmHappy Hour: InnovationBe Curious. Mix it up.6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

march 2020

20mar6:30 pm10:00 pmHappy Hour: AnimalsBe Curious. Mix it up.6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

may 2020

22may6:30 pm10:00 pmHappy Hour: Aviation and DronesBe Curious. Mix it up.6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

june 2020

19jun6:30 pm10:00 pmHappy Hour: PrideBe Curious. Mix it up.6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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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 9:15 p.m.

What time does the event end?
Last call will be at 9:15 p.m. The event ends at 9:30 p.m.

Where can I park?
Pacific Science Center’s 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!

August’s theme is games and will feature larger than life versions of classics like Jenga and Uno, as well as a mega version of Ravensburger’s Make ‘n’ Break. Additional board games will be provided, but feel free to bring your favorites from home.

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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