Dates: December at Spark | Included with Admission & Membership
Escape the cold and enjoy holiday cheer with a dash of science at Spark this season!
Spark's got the perfect formula to jazz up your festive outing!
♦ Snap a pic with Spark's 26 ft lit-up CHEMIS-tree
♦ Kick-off the weekend with family Friday nights and watch holiday movies on Spark's big screen
♦ Cross off those wish lists with quirky items from the Spark Store
♦ Enjoy a toasty cup of cocoa from the Spark Eatery
... and more!
'Tis the season to get your science on!
Dates: Dec 12 | Dec 13
Looking to book a last-minute party for your office or business? Spark has the perfect solution!
Add some holiday sizzle + science to your staff outing with a pre-packaged party at Spark. Spark has some prepackaged party offers that are sure to amaze and delight! It’s easy. Browse the party menus and pricing. Book your table in and come to Spark to experience a delicious Charbar meal, special beverages and science.
Dates: Dec 15 | $80 per person
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Dec 15 | 1 PM - 3 PM
Workshop includes admission to Spark, one drink ticket and a popcorn bar!
A Spark twist on a holiday classic! Engineer the perfect gingerbread structure to survive the surface of mars, under the ocean or the top of a volcano!
Learn about exciting trends in architecture with designers from Dialog (the very folks who designed the Spark building!) using cool touches of technology to upgrade your gingerbread game. This workshop will also feature an expert to support with decoration techniques!
Dates: Dec 12, 2019 | Included with Admission & Membership
The holidays are in full swing at Spark! Get your science on and participate in some holiday cheer. Spark After Dark is an adults-only experience featuring drinks in test tubes, rad tunes, exclusive speakers, new adult-programming each month, an immersive dome theatre, access to all of the galleries, over 250 hands-on experiences and more!
Get your Santa hats on, and get out of the cold for the last 18+ event of the year! The Spark store is loaded up with new things for that special geek in your life and will be open all evening! You also get to experience BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT, Spark's NEW Naked Truth of Clothes art installation and Spark's NEW Walk-In Screen Saver chill space.
Dates: Dec 13, Dec 20, Dec 27, Jan 3 | 4 PM - 9 PM
Bring the whole fam to Spark on Family Fridays! All children under 17 years old get into Spark for only $5 between 4PM - 9PM.* It's the perfect way to end the week stress-free.
Don't even worry about dinner - Spark's in-house chef has got you covered with a delicious family dinner feature and scrumptious cups of hot chocolate.
Make your way throughout the entire science centre, take family pics by the 26ft lit-up tree then enjoy a holiday movie in the dome dome theatre! Comfy jammies are highly encouraged! Plus, check out the kids holiday craft station and make a gift for mom, dad, or someone special to spread more holiday cheer.
*ONLY ON SELECT FRIDAYS BETWEEN 4PM-9PM. CONDITIONS MAY APPLY.
Dates: December- January | Free 30 Minutes Parking
Never before has Spark had so many cool offerings in the Spark Store. Cool design gear by Aaron Draplin of DDC, neon lamps, home décor, NASA gear, Jewelry, anatomy T-shirts, mug, glasses, space gear and more!
♦ Laboratory Shot Glasses
♦ I Heart Guts! Plushies and Pins
♦ NASA AR Notebook
♦ Space Gear and more!
Dates: Now until March 2020 | Included with Admission & Membership
Stripping away nature's skin to the bare flesh and bones, ANIMAL INSIDE OUT features more than 100 plastinates including translucent slices, blood vessel configurations, organ configurations and whole-body plastinates displaying the intricate biology and physiology of some of the world’s most spectacular creatures both mammals and in the aquatic realm.
DISCLAIMER: This exhibition features a few human body specimens including one full human plastinate, one human skeleton, and a collection of human internal organs and limbs.
Dates: Dec 26 - Jan 5 | Included with Admission & Membership
Think outside the box... or rocket ship! Stretch your imagination at Unboxed and see packaging in a new light! Spark is transforming 8,200 sq feet into a massive cardboard solar system with tools, tapes, and tricks to foster engineering using recycled materials.
Dates: Dec 31, 2019 | Included with Admission & Membership
Can’t stay up until midnight? Ring in the new year with a countdown to noon instead!
Spark's amping up the excitement with explosive hydrogen balloons, confetti cannons and hundreds of rolls of bubble wrap. When the clock strikes noon, get ready to make thunderous crackles and pops as you dance 2019 away on a spectacular bubble wrap dance floor.
Bubble Wrap Dance Floor Locations:
♦ Creative Kids Museum
♦ Dome Hallway
♦ Upper Galleries
♦ Lower Galleries