Kids tinkering at an event

Join us for one of our popular scheduled events, or host your own party at the Hall.

Upcoming Events

Discovery Corner

Discovery Corner Shopping Days

Saturdays, Dec. 5 and Dec. 19
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Join us for a scientific holiday shopping extravaganza. Enjoy treats and get hands-on with some of this season's top holiday picks. Our enthusiastic team will be here all day to help you pick out the perfect gifts.

Winter Weeks

Winter Weeks

Daily, Dec. 19–Jan. 3
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Visit every day over winter break to experience your favorite programs and exhibits. Learn about space exploration in the Planetarium, engineer marble machines in the Ingenuity Lab, and meet real animals in the Animal Discovery Room. We'll be open 7 days a week during Winter Weeks.


New Year's Eve Balloon Drop

Thursday, Dec. 31
12:00–2:00 p.m.

Start your year off right with Science! Bring your entire family this New Year's Eve for an exciting day of hands-on scientific fun. Get ready to cheer as hundreds of balloons and an apple cider toast mark the celebration of a new year.

Kids at an exclusive members event

Member Events

You’re invited! Learn about upcoming special events and activities just for members that you won’t want to miss. If you’re not a member yet, now is a great time to join the Hall.

Open Make community event

Community Events

Find out more about upcoming community events that feature the Hall’s programs, activities, and exhibits.

Parties and Rentals

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your birthday or any other occasion by treating friends to a private and hands-on hour-long science workshop. Choose from several popular themes, such as the solar system, inventing, or animal discovery.

Facility Rental

Business meetings, office parties, weddings, and reunions are better at the Lawrence Hall of Science. Treat your guests to a panoramic Bay view, dynamic science exhibits, and friendly service.


Join Our Mailing List

Don’t miss any upcoming events or activities! Subscribe online to our monthly eNewsletter. Your privacy is important to us, so we never share your personal information.

Previous Hall email newsletters