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“NightLife” at California Academy of Sciences | Thursdays
Enjoy music, creatures, and cocktails as you set out with friends on a journey to the stars and the depths of the sea. Featuring a new theme each week, after-hours access to all exhibits, and special programming, NightLife is your ticket to the nocturnal side of the Academy.
At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week.
- Thursdays from 6-10 pm / 21+ with valid ID
- Tickets usually $15 with certain weeks being $20 or $22.
- Planetarium passes additional $3 for the 7:30, 8:30, and 9:30 shows and can be purchased online. (The 6:30 pm planetarium show is always free and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.)
- Last entry is 9 pm.
Thursday, February 21
Thursday, February 28
Thursday, March 7
NightLife & Death | California Academy of Sciences
It’s a matter of NightLife and death when we team up with the Reimagine End of Life festival to examine the big questions about mortality in the natural world through an evening of science, discussion, and art.
Launched in 2016 to “investigate the intersection of art, ...
Thursday, March 14
AI NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
An electric and eclectic night awaits as NightLife investigates artificial intelligence and the ways in which it’s already transforming our world. Explore immersive experiences, AI, blockchains, and other technological innovations that will shape our future with interactive projects by students at the California College of ...
Thursday, March 21
Jurassic NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
oin us for a party of Jurassic proportions guaranteed to bring out the dinosaur-loving kid everyone: We’re going back in time with our Dino Days festival—and the most popular dinosaur movie of all time. Encounter life-size dinosaur animatronics repping just a few of the creatures ...
Thursday, March 28