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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.

If you like Fernbank After Dark, you should check out our new evening series, Museum Chills & Science Thrills.   

Upcoming Fernbank After Dark Events*

Fernbank After Dark: Cocktails & Culture
Friday, March 12, 2021, 7pm – 11pm

Explore beverages, writing, dance and other cultural traditions through a variety of fun activities and interactive demonstrations.


Fernbank After Dark: Down & Dirty
Friday, April 9, 2021, 7pm – 11pm

Get the dirt on dirt. Become smitten by soil by unearthing fun facts, science activities, and more. Live music by Catfish & The Bottom.


Fernbank After Dark: Eye Spy
Friday, May 14, 2021, 7pm – 11pm

Come and see what all the fuss is about as we explore the science of how we see. Learn more about your perceptions and observation through ex-eye-ting experiments and more. Live music by Chelsea Shag.


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

Tickets are $16.95 for members and $21.95 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

*All events, activities are subject to change.

**Tickets purchased at the Box Office are $18.90 for members and $23.90 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.