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Discovery Days – Oracle Park

Discovery Day at Oracle Park in San Francisco

This free family event is unlike any other – with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games and astounding activities for all ages! This super-charged, super-fun celebration will include hundreds of hands-on activities, robots and opportunities to meet local scientists and engineers on every level of the ballpark.  This event is held in the spring, please check back for specific dates in March of 2023.

  • Expected Attendance: 25,000
  • FREE: No tickets needed!
    Activities for all ages!
KPIX news coverage from the 2019 Discovery Day AT Oracle Park

UCSF @ Discovery Days

Discover the mysteries of science with UCSF! Learn how our bodies work! Booths include dental health, brain anatomy and function, how neurons communicate with each other and more. Thank you to our UCSF family for supporting the event and sharing your science with the Bay!

Chevron Stem Zone

Visit the Chevron STEM Zone! Play baseball using a revolutionary new Virtual Reality headset, compete with a friend to see who can power a plane higher, look inside yourself through thermal imaging, and more. Discover what STEM career paths could be in your future!

Robot Zoo

Interact and play with robots that have been built by industry groups, academia, and school clubs in the Robot Zoo. Located on the Club level of Oracle Park, the Robot Zoo will be overrun with robots of all shapes and sizes.

More info to come

Check back in early 2023 for more information.

COVID Safety

The Bay Area Science Festival will manage all in-person events with the health, safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, hosts, exhibitors, and guests in mind. In response to COVID-19, we will be implementing public health requirements for all event hosts and attendees in accordance with local and state guidelines in order to celebrate science safely throughout the Bay Area. 

The Bay Area Science Festival encourages you to get vaccinated, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Be sure to check back for updated and more detailed COVID safety information prior to attending.

Thank You for Supporting BASF

We strive to make all Bay Area Science Festival events free, when possible. To produce the Festival, we must annually raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Every donation helps us make this important work possible.

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Thank you for your generous support of the Bay Area Science Festival! As part of UCSF, SEP is a 501(c)3 non-profit. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please let us know if your company participates in a matching gift program so that we can extend the benefit of your generosity.