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Special Public Events

If you’re looking for fun, family-friendly events in Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center is the destination guaranteed to ignite the “Wow!” in everyone!

Our special public event activities are included with a general admission ticket. There’s no shortage of fun things to do at Carnegie Science Center. Explore our upcoming Special Public Events for the whole family!

Holiday Programming

Holiday Programming

Merry and Bright FUN Awaits!

If you’re looking for places to go during the holiday break, fun activities for families, or the best things to do in Pittsburgh, the Science Center is your holiday headquarters for family experiences this season!

Polar PJ Parties

Polar PJ Parties

Sat., Dec. 4 and 11

It’s a holiday tradition like no other! Keep the kids in their PJ’s for a family fun-filled event topped off with a showing of The Polar Express in 3D.

Locomotion Weekend

Locomotion Weekend

Sat.–Sun.,
Jan. 15–16, 2022

All aboard for a weekend of locomotive fun! See a rail yard full of guest train displays owned and operated by local hobbyists.

NOTICE FOR ALL BUYERS – By attending an in-person event at any of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, you and any guests agree to voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold any presenting entities, artists, and the venue; or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.