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2024 Los Alamos ScienceFest SCHEDULE

Many of our partners will be adding more events. Check back often for more updates or follow us on Facebook.  


  • 7/12 Friday Night Market - Ashley Pond Park and Central Ave, 5 - 9 pm

    • This open-air, family-friendly night market will take place congruent to the Friday Night concert. Featuring an eclectic mix of food and beverages, merchandise, small handmade goods, and jewelry for sale. Peruse the booths while enjoying live music from the concert!

  • 7/13 Discovery Day - Ashley Pond & Fuller Lodge and Lawn, 9 am - 2 pm

    • One of our main events during the course of ScienceFest.  Hands-on discoveries await at the many booths represented by a variety of STEM partners.

    • Starting at noon, our beer garden and band will open. Surrounded by many vendors and partners with informational booths, this will be a highlight of the afternoon. 

  • 7/13 Discovery After Dark: STEAM for Adults, Various Locations, 4-9 pm

    • Come out to Central Park Square Businesses, LA Teen Center, SALA, and various other locations to play like a kid again! Math games, engineering activities, science experiments, beer, trivia. It’s all here

    • Los Alamos Teen Center

      • Learn about the science of murder! Pull out your detective glasses and try to solve ​this crime using STEAM-inspired clues. 

    • SALA

      • Explore and play in the world of Augmented and Virtual Realities.

    • Mesa Top Games and Toys

      • Get your friends together to beat this challenging escape room together! 

    • Samizdat Book Store and Tea House

      • Enjoy boba and tea for sale ​while playing board games! 

    • BathTub Row Brewing Coop

      • Los Alamos Arts Council will spearhead fun STEAM art challenges!

      • Participants can enjoy 1$​ off of their first beer by showing their completed artwork.

    • Dark Night Star Party 8:30 - 11 pm @ Overlook Park

      • Spend the evening with the Pajarito Astronomers Club gazing at the stunning July night sky. While they will have some telescopes available, you are welcome to bring your own. Red flashlights are recommended for safety.

      • This event is contingent on the weather.​​

Los Alamos History Museum Guided Walking Tours

M-F 10 am & 1:30 pm*

History Museum Lobby

Tickets $25, tours last approximately 1.5-2 hours long​

*The Los Alamos Historical Society will be offering more Historic District Guided Walking Tours on Discovery Day, Saturday, July 8. Times are: 10:00 am (WWII emphasis); 11:00 am (General tour); 12:00 pm (General tour); and 1:00 pm (WWII emphasis).

Behind the Fence Photography Exhibit

This one-of-a-kind photo installation takes guests "behind the fence" at Los Alamos National Laboratory itself. Featuring Minesh Bacrania's dynamic photography, taken in collaboration with Smithsonian Magazine, this walking exhibit brings the Lab's Manhattan Project-era buildings and science to life. Can be viewed at the window displays of 1735 Central Ave, Los Alamos at any time.


ScienceFest Programming presented by MainStreet 

"Creative Energy", July 12-16, 2024
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