Festival guide now live
sept 25 - oct 1 • 2023

Cambridge Science Festival returns with an unmissable program of events across the city. See the full listings now, check out this year's themes & series, or scroll down for our Festival highlights and featured events.

Monday September 25 - Sunday October 1

Lyda Hill Philanthropies’ IF/THEN® Initiative presents #IfThenSheCan – The Exhibit. Previously seen at the Smithsonian, Dallas’ NorthPark Mall, Central Park Zoo and dozens more locations across the country, #IfThenSheCan – The Exhibit ends its three-year tour with a final gathering at the Kendall/MIT Open Space.





Saturday September 30 • 7.30pm

The worlds of fashion, science, technology and art collide in a one-of-a-kind immersive runway experience. Featuring a curated series of Boston Fashion Week designer presentations and live performance, set within a breath-taking one-night-only light installation by the visionary ILLUMINUS.





Wednesday September 27 • 6.30pm

The final sharing of a science-themed short story writing competition for high-schoolers with $5000 in cash prizes! Presented by Edifii.

Friday September 29 • 6pm

The all-time favorite science show where kids learn that with physics, they can do anything! A memorable night-out for the whole family – free of charge!

Sunday October 1 • 12-4pm

Cambridge Science Festival’s flagship family-friendly science extravaganza! With more than 100 activities, CARNIVAL returns, bigger and better than ever…

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