The Festival Returns This Fall

Monday September 25 - Sunday October 1, 2023

Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a city-wide celebration showcasing the leading edge in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Comprising hundreds of events, workshops, lectures, demonstrations, multidisciplinary collaborations, family-friendly exhibitions and interactive experiences, CSF is a STEAM-themed extravaganza highlighting Cambridge’s diverse innovative community.

Call for Entry

get involved in csf 2023

Would you like to be involved in Cambridge Science Festival? This year’s Call for Entry is now live, accepting expressions of interest from every corner of the STEAM community. At this stage, there are a couple of ways to join the festival family – participate in our fabulous SCIENCE CARNIVAL, or host an event in Cambridge during the Festival period.


The Cambridge Science Festival Carnival returns

Sunday 1 October 2023

We’re back once again in the Kendall/MIT Open Space for another afternoon of madcap family-friendly fun! With thousands of visitors in attendance, this action-packed day of events and entertainment is a perfect opportunity to engage with the Cambridge community and spread the word about your work, your interests, or your organization.

If you’re involved in science, technology, engineering, arts and math, or any area adjacent to these, we’d love you to participate at the CSF Carnival.


Cambridge Science Festival promotes events between

Monday September 25 – Sunday October 1

We’re looking for activities, lectures, workshops, exhibitions, trivia nights, tours, pop-ups, productions and any other science-themed or science-adjacent happenings taking place in Cambridge.

If you have an idea for an event and would like to be part of CSF 2023, you’re in the right place! If your idea is all set and ready to go, that’s fantastic; if you’ve got a great idea but need a venue, sign up anyway and we’ll help you find one.

Want to get involved in other ways?

If you’d like to support CSF 2023 in other ways, watch this space and make sure you’re signed up to our Mailing List below – that way you’ll the first to know about other upcoming opportunities.

As well as expanding our fantastic team of volunteers, we’ll be making callouts for specific event runners and hosts, subject specialists, activity judges and more.

We’re also hosting a series of Festival Meet-Ups throughout the year, so you can get to know the team before the Festival begins, make friends and contacts in the Cambridge community, and find collaborators to help bring your Festival ideas to life!