Celebrate Science with the Entire Family!

New York is ready for another dive into the mind blowing world of science! The 11th edition of World Science Festival is ready for kick off on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Scheduled to take place all over the city until Sunday, June 3, 2018, the festival has a very complex line up of events, guests, exhibits, hands on activities and so much more. While some events and activities have a price attached to them and might require prior reservation, many are free and welcome walk-ins. To spark your interest, here are only a few of the exciting opportunities for the whole family to enjoy this annual event.

THE GREAT FISH COUNT (FREE): top marine biologists and scientists will work with adults and children to discover the many species of fish and marine creatures right here in our own waterways.

Saturday, June 2, 9:00AM – 6:39PM, NY and NJ locations

COOL JOBS (Discount Available*): meet a forensic scientist, a venomous-snake-loving herpetologist, a NASA engineer who lands spacecrafts on Mars and inventors who are changing the future of sports!

Saturday, June 2, 3:00–4:00 PM, NYU Skirball Center for The Performing Arts

STARGAZING IN BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK (FREE): grab your picnic blanket and rush to Brooklyn Bridge Park to contemplate your singular, magical, miniscule spot in the universe.

Saturday, June 2, 7:00 –11:00 PM, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1

CITY OF SCIENCE (FREE): join the fun for this larger than life, touring event where the wondrous properties of science, technology, engineering, and math collide.

Sunday, June 3, 10:00AM – 5:00PM, Washington Square Park |

SCIENCE AND STORYTIME (FREE): children’s book authors will read from and sign their books while also helping you build your own beehives, rockets, and super-fast paper airplanes

Sunday, June 3, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, NYU Kimmel Center

FLAME CHALLENGE (DISCOUNT AVAILABLE*): meet the winners of the challenge, hear their simple yet brilliantly clear explanations of climate, and even see a man-made floor-to-ceiling tornado

Sunday, June 3, 1:30–2:30 PM, NYU Skirball Center for The Performing Arts

*Save 15% on Flame Challenge & Cool Jobs with Discount Code WSFSTDNT18 (valid for both Adult and Children’s tickets). For a complete list of events or more information about the festival, please visit: