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Connecticut Science Center, Spooktacular

October 21, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

Our frightfully fun, family-friendly, Halloween event – Spooktacular – returns. Enjoy a variety of Halloween treats and snacks (allergy-friendly also available) as you gather up goodies around the Connecticut Science Center and explore more than 165 hands-on exhibits combined with some wickedly entertaining experiences. Follow our trick-or-treat trail to fun and surprises like an enormous pumpkin you can bounce in, spooky airbrush tattoos, wacky games, thrilling LIVE Science demonstrations, and so much more. Plus, Science Center Members can take home a FREE pumpkin to carve while supplies last. Any children aged 12 and under who conjure up a costume for the occasion will receive FREE General Admission.

Halloween Fun for Everyone!
  • FREE General Admission for kids 12 and under in Costume
  • Trick-or-Treating: Presented by Big Y – Your Family Market
  • Pumpkin Bounce
  • Spooky Photo Booth
  • Halloween Slide
  • Member Pumpkin Giveaway | Members Only
  • Air Brush Tattoos
  • Wacky Games
  • Music & Fun with KISS-95.7
  • Thrilling LIVE! Science
  • Special Showing – The Nightmare Before Christmas (3D) | Separate ticket required

Don’t be frightened away if you have a food allergy. This event is for all ghouls and goblins. Just notify our staff upon your arrival, and we will get you a pre-packaged allergy-friendly treat bag.


*All listed activities are subject to change and availability.


October 21, 2023
11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT


Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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(860) 724-3623
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