A celebration of all things Dinosaur
August 31st- September 1st
August 31 - September 1
A celebration of all things dinosaur! Dino lovers of all ages are invited to celebrate with everything from family-fun activities like digging for fossils in our dinosaur pit, face painting, and sightings of a life-size dinosaur roaming the halls, to deeper dives into the science of dinosaurs with talks from paleontologists, demonstrations from our preparators, trivia, workshops, and more.
Dino Fest activities are from 10am-4pm, but Museum exhibits will remain open until 5pm.
Dino Fest FAQ
What is the cost to attend Dino Fest?
Most Dino Fest activities are free with General Admission. Food and drink, as well as select activities including workshops, require a surcharge. If you would like to attend a workshop, you may add that on to your day at checkout.
Will there be food and drinks?
Food and drinks will be available for purchase in the Café and on the Plaza. Please enjoy these in the Café, the Lobby, or on the Plaza. All alcoholic beverages must be consumed on the Plaza.
Can I bring food from home?
Yes. You may bring food with you, but we do not have a place to store it. No outside alcoholic beverages are allowed. Please enjoy all food from home in the Lobby or on the Plaza. Café seating is reserved for purchases made in the Café. Food and drinks, aside from water in a resealable container, are not allowed in the exhibit halls.
Where should I park?
You can find information on parking here.