Science Carnival

Philadelphia Science Festival Logo and Photo Collage

10:00 am–4:00 pm, Saturday, May 4 
Benjamin Franklin Parkway︱222 North 20th Street
Rain or Shine! 

The 2019 Philadelphia Science Festival culminates in a super-charged, super-fun celebration of science! This FREE event is unlike any other—with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games, and electrifying entertainment for the entire family. Returning to the newly-renovated Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this finale event promises to be the ultimate daylong science extravaganza!


Science Superhero Show
An evil villain threatened to ruin the Festival, but fear not! The Council of the Superhero Scientists has joined forces to defeat this formidable foe using their dynamic and explosive powers!
10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30am, 2:30pm
In Front of The Franklin Institute

BalletX, Philadelphia premier contemporary ballet pops us with a fun, family-friendly performance!
In Front of The Franklin Institute

Trash Can Salute!
What happens when you try to contain ultra-cold liquid nitrogen as it heats up under thousands of green and black squishy balls? An EPIC explosion of grand proportions!
In Front of The Franklin Institute

Grab some delicious grub!

Authentik Byrek
Lil’ Pop Shop
Chanks’s Pizza Cones
Nick’s Roast Beef
Deke’s Food Truck
Pink’s Cold Treats
Lil Trents Grille

2019 Science Festival Carnival Map Image
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