Alchemy After Dark

An Exclusive Members-Only Event

Join us for an unforgettable evening at San Francisco’s coolest nightlife event. This exclusive, members-only celebration brings together the worlds of science, design, and music at the California Academy of Sciences. Limited tickets are available for this VIP experience, ensuring an elite and memorable event for all attendees.

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with fellow IIDA members, explore cutting-edge exhibits, and enjoy the vibrant array of music. Secure your spot now for a night of alchemy where creativity and curiosity converge.


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Thursday, August 08 2024


6:00-10:00 pm


California Academy of Sciences
Golden Gate Park
55 Music Concourse Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118


IIDA Northern California


NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences

Creatures + cocktails. Music + movements. Science + spectacle.

Guests will enjoy an amplified evening with access to a private exhibit area with two free drinks and light bites surrounded by dazzling geology specimens. Receive expedited entry to some of the Academy’s most popular exhibits, treat yourself with discounts on dining and shopping, and sit back and relax in a planetarium show. 

For more information about the evening’s entertainment visit NightLife Remix.

What’s included

Each Nightlife Plus ticket includes event admission, plus:

  • 2 complimentary cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres
  • Complimentary tickets to a Morrison Planetarium show*
  • Private bar on the 3rd floor in the Gems and Minerals Unearthed exhibit
  • Priority entrance to Osher Rainforest and The Shake House
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Academy’s research collections with a guided tour
  • 10% discount at the Café and retail stores
  • Digital scavenger hunt of the Academy’s exhibits 

Nightlife Plus guests must be 21+ with valid, physical photo ID to enter. 

*Planetarium reservations are assigned upon arrival.