Mid-Winter Nights @ Questacon

MID-WINTER NIGHTS IS NOW FINISHED FOR 2019.

Thank you to everyone who came - we had an absolute blast!

We will be back bigger and better than ever in July 2020. Stay tuned for announcements next year about dates and times.

 

Wednesday 10 – Saturday 13 July 2019
5.30–9 pm

Immerse yourself in Questacon’s after-hours winter spectacular! Dance under a 7m Moon, discover celestial wonders stargazing, get creative with our space crafts and dine in a glowing food court!

Mid-Winter Nights @ Questacon is the ultimate family-friendly winter activity these July school holidays. Our eight action-packed galleries will be open and the centre will be bursting with glowing moon and space themed activities. Bring your coat to make the most of our outdoor activities, including stargazing and the glowing food court.

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Online ticket sales will close at 5pm each day for the event that evening.
Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door from 5.30pm each evening, but we encourage you to come as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

ADMISSION PRICES

Adult $17.50
Concession $12.50
Child (4 - 16 years) $12.50
Child (Under 4 years) Free
Family (2 Adults + 3 Children) $45.00 ($5.00 for each additional child)
Q Club Members Free (Please check in at Information Desk or Ticket Desk on arrival)
Reciprocal Institution Members Free (Please check in at Information Desk or Ticket Desk on arrival)

CIRCUS DE LIGHT

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Be mesmerised by LED Warehouse Circus perfomers!

LIVE DJ

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Be entertained with a range of cool tunes from our live DJ!

DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT

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Get ready to dance to space tunes in the light of our gigantic moon!

UV FACE PAINTING

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Glow like a star with fluorescent face-paint.

FLASHING FAIRY FLOSS

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The Questacon Shop will be selling flashing fairy floss each night. Visit their cart on the science court to experience the fabulous flashing fairy floss!

STARGAZING

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Join our staff and the Canberra Astronomy Society as they show off the wonders of the night sky. (Weather permitting)

GLOW PHYSICS

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Learn the basics of rocket science as you battle with family and friends in the ultimate indoor snowball fight with glowing snowballs!

GLOW CONSTRUCTION

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Get creative with glow sticks and see what you can make in our Glow Construction zone!

SPACE CRAFT

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LIFT OFF! Decorate and construct your own rocket.

Create your own cardboard rocket, decorate it with fluro markers and watch it glow under UV lights.

SPACE CRAFT

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Nebula Jars - Create your own glow-in-the-dark take-home interstellar phenomena!

Make your own colourful space-cloud in a jar!

SPECTACULAR SCIENCE SHOWS

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BOC Liquid Nitrogen Show

Each night at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

GLOWING FOOD COURT

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Warm yourself during our wintery celebrations with tasty food and drink options from some great local Canberra vendors. Our outdoor food court will be all a-glow!