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Philadelphia Science Festival

Celebrate discovery during the Philadelphia Science Festival. Credit: Philadelphia Science Festival


April 24-May 2, 2015


The Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) returns for its fifth year of scientific celebrations with nine days of events at restaurants, museums, libraries, galleries and outdoor spaces.

In past years, the festival has seen engagement from more than 120,000 people (including around 30,000 students), and with the awesome assembly of happenings on tap for 2015, this year’s festival is poised to be bigger, better and brainier.

Popular events have included star-gazing sessions, exploring the science of food and the massive Science Carnival on the Parkway.

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Science Carnival on the Parkway

May 2, 2015
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Philadelphia Science Festival comes to a close with the popular Science Carnival on the Parkway. The FREE, family-friendly celebration on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway features more than 175 exhibitors and features interactive experiments and activitives, live entertainment, food, games and much more.

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