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Fernbank After Dark

Offered the second Friday of each month, Fernbank After Dark presents a variety of unique after-hours experiences for grown-ups, including museum exhibits, live music, full bars, tapas menus, science demonstrations and more.

Exclusively for ages 21 and over, Fernbank After Dark is a unique date night for couples, a great place to meet up with friends and a fun experience for travelers. Each month highlights a different science theme and features a variety of fun and immersive programming.

Upcoming Fernbank After Dark Events**

Fernbank After Dark: Fear Factor

Friday, June 14, 2024 | 7 - 11 p.m.

Come face your fears at Fernbank After Dark! Learn about the science behind fear, the most common phobias and much more. Features after-hour access to Fernbank’s exhibits, themed activities, music and more.

Music provided by Rare Birds, an original, retro-inspired rock and soul band.


Fernbank After Dark: On the Rocks
Friday, July 12, 2024 | 7 - 11 p.m.

Science with a twist, an evening exploring the science of geology and imbibing cocktails “on the rocks." Features after-hour access to Fernbank's exhibits, including indoor special exhibit, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature and outdoor exhibit, Forest Forms. The night will have themed activities, music and more.

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Fernbank After Dark: Sense-ational Science
Friday, August 9, 2024 | 7 - 11 p.m.

Explore the science behind sensations and put those senses to the test! Features after-hour access to the new special exhibit, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature and outdoor exhibit, Forest Forms.

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Tickets are $17.95 for members and $22.95 for nonmembers.

Know Before You Go

**All events and activities are subject to change. Free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis, limited and not guaranteed. We highly encourage using a ride-share service. Please drink responsibly.

***Tickets purchased at the Box Office are $2 higher. An additional $2.50 phone fee per ticket applies to phone purchases. Tickets are nonrefundable. Changes to dates are subject to a $2 per ticket transfer fee.