Tease the mind and tantalize the senses as the Festival’s signature cabaret-meets-science program returns! In a provocative presentation, explore the science behind sexual health and reproduction you DIDN’T learn in Sex Ed, and uncover why your brain is the biggest sex organ in your body.
Thursday, April 27 2017 9:00 PM — 11:00 PM
Buzz Aldrin says we will colonize Mars within 25 years. Mars One is recruiting candidates for one-way missions to the red planet, scheduled to start in 2026. Last year, millions were enthralled by fictional astronaut Mark Watney's not-nearly-as-improbable-as-you-may-think Mars survival story in T...
Thursday, April 27 2017 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Join us for the funniest and most fascinating quiz show around, as the Philadelphia Science Festival tests YOU on the world’s most recent and relevant scientific discoveries. With the help from local scientists, see if you can break down the breaking news in this wacky game show-style setting!
Wednesday, April 26 2017 6:30 PM — 8:30 PM
A rush of adrenaline, the quickening of breath, a warm and fuzzy flood of feeling—complex reactions abound when we stimulate the senses. Join us for an exhilarating, wide-ranging exploration of sensory overload—from psychedelic hallucinations to being “drunk in love.” With a different Yards brew...
Tuesday, April 25 2017 7:30 PM — 10:30 PM
See if you can determine fact from fiction in this engaging program all about the science of deception. Go behind the scenes of the world’s most convincing tricks as you uncover the secret science behind artificial sweeteners, animal mimicry, artistic forgeries, and more!
Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:30 PM — 9:00 PM
Have a barrel of fun in this interactive program getting to the heart of every pirate’s favorite beverage: rum! Tickle your taste buds with tinctures and savor the science of spices as you learn the do’s and don’ts of distilling rum from head to tail. The proof is in the pour: this program will m...
Monday, April 24 2017 6:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Take “Sunday Funday” to a whole new level during the Fishtown Science Crawl. With drink specials, explosive science demonstrations, and awe-inspiring activities at all of Fishtown’s most popular venues, this is the nerdiest bar crawl you’ll ever go on. So, raise a pint in the name of science and ...
Sunday, April 23 2017 2:00 PM — 5:00 PM
From inspiration to execution—art is a science, and science is an art. Explore the intersection between creative expression and scientific exploration through this stunning performance of N o t h i n g T h a t I s N o t T h e r e from Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet. Blurring the line between art...
Fri, Apr 21 2017 7:00 PM — Sat, Apr 22 2017 9:30 PM
REMINDER: You must follow the directions outlined in the Exhibitor Packet: http://bit.ly/PSFCarnivalExhibitorGuide You will NOT be able to access this lot traveling north on Columbus Blvd, but instead must follow the PSF signage and directions.
Saturday, April 30 2016 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM