It’s always festival time in the Bay Area! The Discovery Days program brings the fun and excitement of science to a huge crowd. In conjunction with local science outreach groups, Discovery Days will have hundreds of hands on activities, numerous performances, interactive demonstrations, and family-oriented science entertainment. This year, there will be over 150 activities and exhibits along with numerous stage performances. All Discovery Day events are free!
Discovery Day at AT&T Park – Saturday, 11/5/16, 10AM – 4PM
AT&T Park becomes a science wonderland when the Bay Area Science Festival concludes again with this FREE science extravaganza. The entire ballpark is packed to the rafters with science content: on the field, at every entry/exit, and every level of the ballpark. With more than 150 hands-on exhibits, get ready to unleash your inner scientist.
Expected Attendance: 30,000
North Bay Discovery Day – Saturday, 10/29/16 10AM – 4PM
Discovery Days North Bay highlights the amazing STEM programs of the North Bay! Last year, activities included liquid nitrogen ice cream, an emergency room patient robot, airplane and catapult launches, marble machines, and elephant toothpaste.
Expected Attendance: 15,000
Contra Costa Discovery Day – Saturday, 10/29/16 10AM – 2PM
The 2nd annual Contra Costa Discovery Day is new hands-on science day at the Cal State East Bay campus in Concord. At the event, students will explore the STEM fields, discover new interests, and create lasting memories. The event is completely free with plenty of parking. Also, partner school districts are providing bus service for local families.
New for 2016! Teens will have the chance to explore STEM careers with a variety of STEM mentors and professionals through our career mapping workshop.
The Contra Costa Discovery Day is a community effort organized by Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla’s office, the Bay Area Science Festival, CSU East Bay – Concord, and the Institute for STEM Education at CSU East Bay.
Expected Attendance: 2,000
Are you interested in being an Exhibitor at one of the Discovery Days events? Please visit our FAQ page for details and answers to commonly asked questions.