Countdown to Noon - 18th Annual
Sunday, December 31, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the New Year with Science Central during our annual Countdown to Noon! We will ring in 2018 with New Year’s activities and our annual balloon drop! Admission is $9 per person, ages 3 to adult. Children 2 and under are admitted free. Science Central's 18th annual event features children's activities such as face painting and making party hats and noisemakers, plus science demonstrations and a giant balloon drop featuring 2,018 balloons. Visitors will also be able to view city lights around the world on Science Central's "Science On a Sphere" exhibit. As the noon hour approaches, visitors will enjoy cookies and a soda pop toast and the assembled crowd will count down the seconds. At the stroke of noon, 2,018 balloons will cascade down from the ceiling.