Calling all creatures of the night: explore the nocturnal side of the Academy with science, music, creatures, and cocktails. Culture grows in the dark—Thursday nights at the Academy.
About this ticket
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
- Reserve now & pay later
- Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
- Valid 1 day
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Host or greeter
- Wheelchair accessible
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55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118Open in Google Maps ⟶
What to bring
- Passport or ID card
- Flash photography
Know before you go
- You must be 21 years or older with valid, physical photo ID to attend NightLife
- Last entry into the rainforest dome is at 7:30 PM. Please note: The rainforest will be closed for infrastructure maintenance from 8/21/23-11/17/23.
- Planetarium passes are required for planetarium shows during NightLife. Reserve your planetarium show passes (additional $5) in advance at tickets.calacademy.org/nlpl/ or by scanning the QR code in the lobby as soon as you arrive. Please note that reservations are first-come, first-served
- All food and drink must be enjoyed in the Café or outdoors
- NightLife is open every Thursday from 6:00 PM-10:00 PM. Visit https://www.calacademy.org/nightlife to see weekly themes.