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Buffalo Museum presents Buffalo's biggest bubble-bration: Bubblefest 2016


Wed, Sep 7th 2016 05:30 pm

The Buffalo Museum of Science proudly presents Bubblefest on Saturday, Sept. 17, to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the venue, 1020 Humboldt Parkway.

Bubblefest is back, bigger, and even more bubbly. For those who have never experienced Bubblefest before, get ready to be bubbled-out with bubble crafts, a bubble performance, and a techno bubble dance room where one can boogie down surrounded by glow-in-the-dark bubbles. Additionally, families can enjoy getting sudsy in the bubble-beard photo booth and visiting with the Buffalo Fire Department and an official Buffalo Fire Department truck. Glass fireworking demonstrations will be presented by the Corning Museum of Glass throughout the day.

Admission to Bubblefest is included with general museum admission and free for BMS members. Bubblemania performances by Doug Rougeux will take place at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Admission to Bubblemania performances is $3 for members and $5 general public.

Admission to the Buffalo Museum of Science is $11 for adults ages 18-61, $9 for seniors ages 62-plus, $9 for military/student, $8 for children 2-17, free for children under 2, and free for members. Admission can be purchased at the door or online in advance at www.sciencebuff.org. For more information, call 716-896-5200 or visit www.sciencebuff.org.

Committed to inspiring curiosity through exploration, the Buffalo Museum of Science is a nonprofit educational institution dedicated to providing relevant science programming and services to children, families, adults and schools in the Buffalo-Niagara region. Through exhibits and interactive science studios designed for multigenerational learning, the museum showcases its extensive collections of over 700,000 specimens and artifacts representing all facets of the natural world with an emphasis on Western New York.

Opened in 1929 in Buffalo's Olmsted-designed Martin Luther King Jr. Park, the museum is currently installing eight permanent interactive science studios to completely transform its visitor experience.

The museum also operates Tifft Nature Preserve in south Buffalo, a 264-acre urban wetland preserve on reclaimed former industrial land. Learn more at www.sciencebuff.org.

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