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Science on the Square

Friday10/236:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This second annual Friday night bash will take place on the capitol square in downtown Madison. Explore dozens of venues at your own pace.

View a map of the events!

Museums, pubs, restaurants, stores and more will host #WiSciFest events, including informal science talks or demonstrations, tastings, stargazing and hands-on activities. Look for the festive lights and signage to find science fest events.

Don’t miss Beesly, the science festival mascot, who will be buzzing around the different events for photo ops!  Be sure to catch a ride on the Science Trivia Trolley to test your science knowledge and earn prizes!  Visit one of our WSF Swag Zone locations to earn your sustainable swag to help us light up the night!

Venues and activities for 2019 (All events 6-9pm unless otherwise specified):

Outdoor activities happening at the top of State St. (Weather permitting)

Downtown visitor information provided by Science on the Square event partner the Downtown Madison Central Business Improvement District.

* Wisconsin Science Festival Sponsor

** WSF Swag Zone location

Event Details:

Event Category: Arts & Culture Eating & Drinking Nature Lovers & Sky Gazers Technology, Math & Engineering Wisconsin Book Festival
Event Features: Featured Event Madison Outdoor Event Public Transit Friendly
Event Type: Open Houses and Tours
Age: All ages
Admission: Free


Downtown Madison
Madison, WI United States


Discovery Outreach
(608) 316-4382

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