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30th Birthday Bash

July 21 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Get ready to party like it’s 1994 because North Dakota’s Gateway to Science is turning the big 3-0!

Join us for a weekend-long extravaganza packed with nostalgia and tons of hands-on fun on July 20-21, where the party kicks off on Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and continues on Sunday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm!
Here’s a sneak peek of what we’ve got in store for our 30th Birthday Bash:
  • Throwback Admission Rates
  • Fun Prizes & Giveaways
  • Variety of Food Trucks
  • Grand Opening of our Outdoor Learning Space
  • Live Entertainment
  • Live Demos
  • Hands-on activities
  • Photo ops
And that’s just the beginning!

Trust us, this is THE event of the summer you won’t want to miss! Save the date and be part of our ultimate celebration of decades of hands-on fun!

Saturday, July 20th | 10 am – 5 pm
10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Hands-on activities & photo ops
10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Food trucks: Fireflour, Hensley’s Tasty Truck, 3andME, and Fido’s Ice Cream & Fire Truck
10:30 am – 12:30 pm: KittyKo Music – 2nd Floor Innovation Space
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Rusty Crayfish Brass Band – Outdoor Explorium

Sunday, July 21th | 1 pm – 5 pm
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Hands-on activities & photo ops
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Food trucks: Fireflour, Hensley’s Tasty Truck, 3andME, and Fido’s Ice Cream & Fire Truck
1:15 pm – 3:15 pm: OVEReducated- 2nd Floor Innovation Space
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Slow Burn – 2nd Floor Innovation Space

Thank you to our event sponsors:
AE2S, All Seasons Motorsports, Apex Engineering Group, American Public Works Association ND Chapter, Buntrock Dental PC, Fladeland Mechanical Inc., House of Color, KLJ, Marathon Mandan Refinery, MDU Resources Foundation, MDU Resources Group Inc., Metro Area Ambulance Service, Nextera Energy, Northside Property Services, Northwest Contracting Inc., Oneok, Prairie Engineering, Starion Bank

Pay for your sponsorship HERE.



July 21
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Gateway to Science
1600 Canary Ave
Bismarck, ND 58503 United States
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