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SF Beer Week NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF

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Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: $15.75*
*Tickets subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily. Nightlife tickets typically range from $12 to $25. Day-of tickets will often be the highest. 21+

California Academy of Sciences | 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA


“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
  • Advanced tickets for Nightlife range from $12 to $25 and are subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily – read more about “Plan-Ahead Pricing” – Updated May 2019
  • 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 9pm.
  • Last entry to the rainforest dome is 7:45pm

Celebrate SF Beer Week with a foam-filled evening of brews. Sip your way through a pop-up beer hall with dozens of local breweries slinging crowd favorites and limited releases.

Get to know a dozen local breweries during an evening celebrating beers as diverse as the creatures at NightLife: Standard DeviantPond FarmBarebottle, and Original Pattern make their Academy debut alongside NightLife vets CalicraftDrake’s BrewingFort PointGhost TownGolden State CiderHenHouseSeven StillsSocial Kitchen and BreweryTemescal Brewing, and more.

Get a new perspective on what it takes to make the beer you love during the 6:30 pm live show in the planetarium with Fort Point Beer Company’s Director of Brewing, Mike Schnebeck.

Take a “world tour” of the ingredients and materials used to create your favorite beers, discover the impacts of geography on hop flavor, and visit Fort Point’s one-of-a-kind water source during this immersive experience.

Inspired to make your own beer? SF Brewcraft will be here to help you get started with all your home-brew needs. Plus, gain an all-new appreciation of the friendly microorganisms and fermentation processes that make your beer possible with researchers from UC Berkeley and Stanford.

Music by Push the Feeling DJs

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Cost: $15.75*
*Tickets subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily. Nightlife tickets typically range from $12 to $25. Day-of tickets will often be the highest. 21+
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Club / DJ, Lectures & Workshops, SF Beer Week
Address: 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA

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