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Explore, Learn, and Play!
Join us for the launch of our new, free Family Fun Festival on Saturday, February 3, on the outdoor Knight Plaza of the museum campus. As part of the museum’s ongoing commitment to fostering community engagement and access to science education, the Family Fun Festival will provide an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonders of science.

The vibrant outdoor Knight Plaza will come alive with interactive exhibits, live shows, community partners, vendors, food, and captivating entertainment, all designed to ignite curiosity and inspire a love for science.

The Family Fun Festival is generously sponsored by The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Baptist Health South Florida and Jackson Health System.

RSVP by February 1 to receive 25% off museum general admission on the day of the Family Fun Festival!

Museum admission is not included to Family Fun Festival attendees. All festival programming will take place outdoors on Knight Plaza. Onsite parking will be extremely limited.

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Festival Programming

“Honey, I Shrunk the Science Show!” – 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Main Stage
Experience super-sized science demonstrations during the “Honey, I Shrunk the Science Show!”

Live Performances by Junkanoo – 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
Throughout the Festival 
Get into the island groove with Junkanoo! This Caribbean band’s performances feature handmade costumes, dancing, and music made by drums, cowbells, whistles, and brass instruments.

In between shows and performances a DJ will also be spinning fun beats!

Adrienne Arsht Center
Learn about the Arsht Center’s family-friendly performances, participate for a chance to win tickets to select shows and unleash your artistry.

Baptist Health
Play a game with representatives from Baptist Health and cool down with a pineapple popsicle.

The CLEO Institute
Connect the dots on climate with science experiments about the greenhouse effect and fossil fuels. Once you’re done, spin the quiz wheel to win a prize.

Crafts and Drafts Miami
Brings nature into your home by crafting your own mini terrarium.

Create your own colorful lava lamp with the Cybrarium team.

Frost Science Educators
Experiment and play with a high-tech activity created by Frost Science’s Education team.

The Science Store
Looking for the perfect gift or souvenir? The museum’s Science Store offers a wide range of science tools and toys, t-shirts, books, and unique exhibition-related gifts.

Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida
Learn about yourself by completing a fun activity sheet. Don’t forget to pick up a box of your favorite Girl Scout cookies when you stop by!

HistoryMiami Museum
Answer a trivia question about Miami’s unique history and spin the wheel for a prize.

Get up close and personal with the inner workings of your body by exploring this larger-than-life, walk-through model of the human body.

Ready, set, race! Build your own plankton model, then compete to be the slowest one around.

Miami Animation & Gaming International Complex (MAGIC)
Strap on a virtual reality headset to embark on an adventure that transcends the boundaries of the physical world.

Miami Children’s Museum
Play, learn, imagine, and create by making spin art with the Miami Children’s Museum.

Miami-Dade Public Library System
Get hands-on with a STEAM activity. Then, sign up for a free library card to access countless community resources and services like eBooks, tutoring, mobile devices, museum passes and more.

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
Channel your creativity and get inspired by contemporary and modern art—and artists—with PAMM.

RoboCanes – University of Miami
Meet soccer playing robot NAO as you learn about programming and robotics.

Shutterbox Photobooth
Document memories with your friends and family in this free Frost Science photobooth!

Superblue Miami
Celebrate the world’s interconnectivity: Draw and upload a flower to see it bloom, scatter, and join many others in real time on the YouTube live stream.

UHealth Jackson Children’s Care
Learn how to battle germs with a lesson on hand hygiene.

Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS)
Write what you love about Frost Science on a ping pong ball to be used on stage in the Science Show!

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Make clay fossils inspired by Vizcaya’s design and architecture.

Tasty food and beverages available for purchase by Constellation Culinary Group.

Tripping Animals Brewing Co.  (21+)
Stop by the Tripping Animals booth to taste test some of this Doral-based brewery’s newest beers.