Get ready for the 2016 Wisconsin Science Festival!

Don't miss the excitement of the sixth annual festival, held throughout Wisconsin October 20–23. The festival features nearly 250 events at more than 90 venues in over 30 communities across the state.

What can you do at the festival? All kinds of fun stuff! From games to gadgets, robots to researchers, storytelling to stargazing, the festival has something for everyone. Visit our program guide page to see the variety of events at the festival.

Science Arcade Night

Explore and play games as the Discovery Building is transformed into a hands-on arcade.


Big Ideas for Busy People

Hear lightning round talks from renowned WisconScientists.


Science Storytellers Jam

Listen to live storytelling at an interactive event.

What happens at #WiSciFest?

People of all ages explore the wonders of the sciences, arts and more and discover a new way to look at the world. Watch the video below and see what the science festival is all about.

2015 Featured Events

Did you miss one of the 2015 science fest events? Several of our featured events were recorded and can be viewed here.


Spread the Word

Help us share the excitement about the 2016 science festival, happening on October 20-23. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and tag events you'd like to share with #WiSciFest.