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Spooktacular Science Weekend at CT Science Center

October 22 @ 11:00 am - October 23 @ 3:00 pm

Connecticut Science Center October 2021

Children of all ages will be spellbound at our spirited, family-friendly Halloween event, Spooktacular. Get your fill of Halloween sweets and snacks as you gather up goodies around the Connecticut Science Center and explore more than 165 hands-on exhibits and devilishly delightful experiences. Jump under the sea into Ariel’s dance party, meet the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus, enjoy a spooky storytime, participate in ghoulishly fun LIVE Science, follow our trick-or-treat trail, make a creepy craft, snag a photo in the photo booth, and so much more. Don’t forget to conjure up a costume for the occasion because this spook-tacular event is FREE for kids ages 17 and under who brew up their make-believe best!

Halloween Fun for Everyone!

  • Trick-or-Treating: Presented by Big Y – Your Family Market
  • Special Guests the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus
  • Member Kids’ Pumpkin Giveaway (Members Only)
  • Last Chance to see the Traveling Exhibition Mummies of the World
  • Creepy Crafts
  • Photo Booth
  • Ariel’s Under the Sea Dance Party
  • LIVE! Science
  • Spooky Storytime
  • Potions Workshop (30-minute add-on experience | Separate ticket required)
    • Calling all witches and wizards! Explore all things fizzy, bubbly, color-changing, and spooky to celebrate Spooktacular weekend with our resident Potions Professors. We bring the supplies; you bring the magic! This is a 30-minute add-on experience to our Spooktacular event. Tickets are sold onsite at the event and are extremely limited.
      • Three sessions are available:  11AM, 12:30PM, 1:30PM
      • 30-minute Workshop
      • Ages 7-12
      • Spooktacular General Admission ticket or Membership is required to participate (sold separately)
      • Only registered children will be allowed in the Workshop

      $5 per child age 7-12 – sold onsite only at Spooktacular on October 22

  • Special Showing – Disney’s 1993 Feature Film Hocus Pocus (Separate ticket required)

Allergy-Friendly Fun
Don’t be frightened away if you have a food allergy. This event is for all ghouls and goblins. Just notify our staff upon your arrival, and we will get you a pre-packaged allergy-friendly treat bag.

*All listed activities are subject to change and availability.


October 22 @ 11:00 am
October 23 @ 3:00 pm
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CT United States