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Walk on water. Blast balls into orbit. Defy gravity.

Join the World Science Festival and Con Edison for City of Science, a larger-than-life, touring event where the wondrous properties of science, technology, enginee ring, and math collide! Filled with interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities, and enormous exhibitions, this free program unleashes everyone’s inner scientist.

Since 2016, City of Science has attracted OVER 115,000 PEOPLE across New York City’s five boroughs and Westchester.

Read about us in THE NEW YORK TIMES, check out SEEN IN NY‘s sneak peek video, and find a City of Science near you.



MANHATTAN: Sunday, June 2, 2019 | NYU/Washington Square Park | MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!

Check back soon for more details and date announcements for 2019 City of Science events in Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, and the Bronx. 

All City of Science events are FREE and open to the public. Launch objects 20 feet in the air with our seismic accelerator, walk on water, topple seven-foot tall dominoes, create an orbiting universe at the Warped Space Gravity Simulator, explore mind-bending challenges and puzzles, and so much more. . .


WESTCHESTER: Saturday, February 2, 2019 | Westchester County Center | CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

QUEENS: Sunday, December 2, 2018  | York College | CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

STATEN ISLAND: Sunday, September 23, 2018 | College of Staten Island | CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

MANHATTAN: Sunday, June 3, 2018 | NYU/Washington Square Park | CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

BRONX: Sunday, March 11, 2018 | Lehman College | CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

Join our mailing list for more information, and stay tuned for details about upcoming events.

Can't wait for our next event?

Start experimenting now. Download our Activity Guide for experiments that you can do at home.
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Get Involved

If you’re a scientist or science educator and are interested in taking charge of a City of Science exhibit or if you’re interested in volunteering at our next event, fill out the form below or send us an email at volunteers@worldsciencefestival.com.
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