Animal Discovery Zone

Open 12:00–3:00 p.m.

Meet creepy crawly critters and enjoy special Halloween decorations in our eerie-sistible Animal Discovery Zone.

Pumpkin Trebuchet

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Our friends at Pioneers in Engineering are back with their pumpkin trebuchet! Watch pumpkins fly through the air in our Forces That Shape the Bay exhibit. Several launches will take place throughout the 4 hour time frame.

Glow-in-the-Dark Pumpkin Painting (Members Only)

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

This fan-favorite activity is back! Members can design their own pumpkins with glow-in-the-dark paint and other decorations. One pumpkin per family.

an undulating, translucent star-forming region in the Carina Nebula is shown in this Webb image, hued in ambers and blues; foreground stars with diffraction spikes can be seen, as can a speckling of background points of light through the cloudy nebula
Credits: NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI

James Webb Telescope Celebration

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

In addition to Halloween-themed fun, learn about the first images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. Join in cosmically fun astronomy activities like stomp rockets and nebula spin art, and learn about the science behind this new space telescope capturing never-before-seen images of the universe!