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Philadelphia Science Festival

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


April 25-May 3, 2014


The Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) returns for its fourth 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 2014, 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.

For a complete schedule of events and to purchase tickets to select events, click the button below.

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Science Carnival on the Parkway

May 3, 2014
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Philadelphia Science Festival comes to a close with the Science Festival on the Parkway, a massive outdoor carnival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The family-friendly celebration features more than 175 exhibitors, interactive experiences, live entertainment, food and more. Discover how robots work, come face-to-face with zoo animals, extract DNA from a strawberry and much more.

Download the full Science Festival Guide using the button below.

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