The Michigan State University Science Festival offers FREE events for lifelong learners of all ages.
Events are scheduled for Friday April 7 - Sunday April 23, 2017
The weekend "at a glance" program guide will be available soon
Click here to view the full schedule online
East Lansing Expo Day, and Much More! - April 8th
The E. Lansing Expo Day- A Science Smorgasbord!
Events will include: Family Expo Zone- hands-on science activities for the whole family; Early Childhood Zone-- hands-on science for children 7 years and younger; Talks, Demonstration, Tours, and Open Houses- great for teens and adults
Detroit Expo Day- April 9th
A Special Expo Day on beautiful Belle Isle in Detroit!
Events will include hands on activies, talks, demonstrations, and tours.
Note: The Expo schedules for E. Lansing and Detroit are different. To see those activities scheduled for E. Lansing, visit the schedule page and click on Saturday, April 8. To see those activities scheduled for Detroit, visit the schedule page and click on Sunday, April 9th.
Be sure to also check out these other MSU Science Festival events:
Science Cafe & Pub Nights- Multiple Dates
Nights at the Museums- Multiple Dates
Take-A-Tour- Special Tour Day- April 15
and Much More!
Check out our full schedule to plan your visit!
All buildings where festival events take place are wheelchair accessible.
All buildings where Festival events take place have restrooms.
Before starting out each day to enjoy the Festival events, if you are bringing children please designate a location where you will meet if you get separated. If you are a parent looking for your lost child, go to the Festival Headquarters, BPS Room 1300. If at an event on North Campus, please check in at the Natural Science building information table.
Registration for Events
A small number of festival events require pre-registration due to limited seating and/or the need to prepare supplies in advance. To register for events that require pre-registration, please go to the Science Festival website schedule page: sciencefestival.msu.edu, and navigate to the appropriate event. You will receive confirmation of your seats by the SciFest Team. If you do not pre-register and seats are full, you may not be able to attend.
Age ranges have been specified for each event. These are simply recommendations, except when noted as "required".
If you would like to support the MSU Science Festival for next year, please visit the Science Festival website donation page or look for donation containers located at the information tables.