'Tis the Season for Science at the California Academy of Sciences

  • Address:
    55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park
    San Francisco, CA 94118

However you celebrate the holidays, a visit to the Academy should be at the top of your list. Science-lovers of all ages will revel in a festive array of winter-themed activities, can’t-miss events, jolly live shows, falling snow, icy science experiments—and, of course, nearly 40,000 animals eager to offer you their season’s greetings!

For one night only, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 6:30 PM, visit Nicky and Butterscotch, our two visiting reindeer and learn about their natural habitats.  Click here for special tickets.

‘Tis the Season for Science will be open daily from November 18, 2022, through January 8, 2023—including Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day! Please check our Hours & Admission page for our complete holiday schedule.

For a safe and fun evening for all, please visit our Health & Safety page.