Fernbank After Dark

Offered the 2nd Friday of each month, Fernbank After Dark is back with a variety of unique and physically distanced after-hours experiences for grown-ups, including outdoor explorations in WildWoods, museum exhibits, live music, full bars, tapas menus,  and science demonstrations. 

Exclusively for ages 21+, Fernbank After Dark is a unique date night for couples, a great place to meet up with friends, and a fun experience for travelers. Each month highlights a different science theme and features a variety of fun and immersive programming.  

Upcoming Events*

Fernbank After Dark: Weird Science
Friday, September 11, 2020, 7pm – 11pm

Explore the stranger side of science through a variety of fun activities and experiments. Live music by Fire & The Knife.


Fernbank After Dark: Science & Spirits
Friday, October 9, 2020, 7pm – 11pm

Enjoy a spooky-themed evening featuring after-hours access to the Halloween-themed outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits. Live music by Russell Cook & the Sweet Teeth.


Fernbank After Dark: Cocktails & the Cosmos
Friday, November 13, 2020, 7pm – 11pm

Details TBD


Fernbank After Dark
Friday, December 11, 2020, 7pm – 11pm

Details TBD


Additional details to be announced. Sign up for the Fernbank After Dark e-news for updates.  

Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members.**

Know Before You Go

We've reduced capacity, facilitating physical distancing and requiring face coverings to keep everyone safe. Learn more about Fernbank’s Guest Health & Safety Practices. Please note: the Giant Screen Theater is temporarily closed.

*All events, activities are subject to change.

**Tickets purchased by phone or at the Box Office are $16.95 for members and $21.95 for non-members. An additional $2.50 service fee per ticket applies to phone purchases. Tickets are non-refundable. Changes to dates are subject to a $2 per ticket transfer fee.