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First Friday at the Science Center

  • Saint Louis Science Center 5050 Oakland Avenue St. Louis, MO, 63110 United States (map)

First Friday at the Saint Louis Science Center: It’s All Fun and Games

Unless otherwise noted $, all activities are free. Free parking on First Fridays! All items marked with a TR require tickets. Tickets for free screenings and presentations available at any box office, starting at 6pm.

6:30pm Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk $ TR OMNI/2
7:30pm Everest $ TR OMNI/2
8:30pm Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag $ TR OMNI/2
$6, all tickets; $5 for college students with valid id
9pm TBD episodes FREE! TR Planetarium/2
10pm TBD – vote now on Facebook! FREE! TR OMNI/2

6pm Hula Hoop performance with Blaire Hamilton CenterStage/LL
7pm Amazing Science Demonstration CenterStage/LL
7pm Planetarium Show: The Sky Tonight FREE! TR Planetarium/2
8pm Guest Panel, A Game Designer’s First Steps FREE! TR CenterStage/LL

6-9pm Coloring at First Friday The Loft/2
6:15pm Hula Hoop workshop with Blaire Hamilton May Hall/LL
6-9pm Play a game of giant chess presented by the World Chess Hall of Fame
and the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis Lobby/1
7pm First Friday Trivia – limited seating; sign up in The Loft. The Loft/2
6-9pm Magic Mini Masters $ TR Play Magic and win some new decks
(Presented by Game Nite, $7 per person, Played in groups of 4) Makerspace/2
6-9pm Save St. Louis as a superhero in Adaptive D6 Roleplaying presented
by the Gaming and Entertainment Agency Life Sci Lab/1
6-9pm Halo ODST Simulator (must be in line by 8:30pm) Boeing Hall/1

Ongoing Activities, 6 to 9pm

Take your turn as Mario in the Donkey Kong photo op!
Check out some amazing sleight of hand with Zi and Dr. Trickster.
View gaming collectibles from Dustin Ayers and Shaun & Margaret Hite!
Test out locally designed video games from Play Likely and more!

Learn more about Gateway Geek Fest. The Loft/2
Visit Arch Reactor to find out more about St. Louis’ hacker space. Makerspace/2

Experience Flight: Test out our flight simulators – $5 and $7
Public Telescope Viewing – weather permitting (Archery Field)
Could you do what astronauts do? Come try some challenges with the St. Louis Space Frontier. 

Boeing Hall (Main Building, First Floor) Special First Friday rate! Last entry at 8pm
Tour Above and Beyond $5/$4 (Senior/Child)