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Fernbank After Dark: The Great Outdoors

Friday, June 14, 2019 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series for ages 21+ featuring fun science activities, exclusive after-hours museum access, live music and a 3D giant screen movie. Cocktails, craft beer and small plates are available for purchase.

The Great Outdoors

7pm – 10pm

Get your outdoors on and quench your thirst for nature with hands-on activities and demonstrations.

7pm – 11pm

Take advantage of kid-free, after-hours access to all indoor exhibits! Get up close and personal with REEL monsters in the new summer exhibit, Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants. Take advantage of twilight views in WildWoods and don’t miss the new “made for Instagram” outdoor exhibit, David Rogers’ Big Bugs.

7:30pm, 8:15pm, 9pm, 9:45pm or 10:30pm

Experience the thrilling real-life moments when humankind took a giant leap into the future in Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D.

8pm – 9pm and 10pm – 11pm

Enjoy live music by The Vinyl Suns, a blues rock band based out of Athens, GA that pride themselves on bringing an eclectic mix of musical styles to the table. 


Fernbank After Dark tickets are $14.95 for members and $19.95 for non-members. All tickets include admission to a special 20-minute 3D movie. A movie showtime must be selected at time of ticket purchase. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 404.929.6400. There is a $3 convenience charge for online ticket purchases.

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Space is limited. Advance ticket purchase is recommended; walk-up tickets are not guaranteed. Tickets are non-refundable. A valid ID matching the name on the reservation must be presented for will call. Changes to dates and/or movie showtimes are subject to $2 a transfer fee.

Parking is limited and spaces will fill up quickly. We highly encourage using ride services such Uber, Lyft or taxis.

Schedule subject to change without notice.

*Credit cards only; no cash payments accepted.