Big Bang: Party After Dark

Event has passed (Thu Apr 27, 2017 - Thu Apr 27, 2017)
California Academy of Sciences
8:30pm - 12midnight
Activism / Cause, Art, Clubs, Museums, Music
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Join us for San Francisco's biggest party of the year! Party After Dark spills across the Academy'?s multiple indoor and outdoor venues and will feature live DJ sets, photo booths, complimentary bites and open bars, gourmet food trucks, and much more!

Event Information

Thursday, April 27
8:30 pm -?? midnight
For adults 21+

The Academy's biggest bash is back!

On April 27, Party After Dark is taking over the Academy inside and out with a live DJ set by Hot Chip, complimentary bites and open bars, photo booths, a psychedelic cocktail lounge, silent disco, the Bay Area's best food trucks, and so much more.

Wish you could skip the line? Members of The Hive receive expedited entry to the event!

The Big Bang Gala supports the Academy'??s mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth with 1.5 million visitors each yearâ??and millions more online. (All but $30 of each ticket is tax-deductible)

Dress to impress!

The Hive
Join The Hive, the Academy?'s group for science enthusiasts in their 20s and 30s, and receive a complimentary ticket and expedited entry to Party After Dark!


Hot Chip (DJ set)

This London-based Indietronica group has made a name for themselves as one of the most distinctive and innovative bands of the early 21st century. While known for their dreamy, hypnotic wash of sound, when they put down their instruments and step up to the DJ booth, youâ??ll hear a killer synth-pop sound meant for the dance floor.

Silent Disco

Grab your wireless headsets and boogie to today'??s best pop and hip-hop beats at a silent disco dance party courtesy of HUSHconcerts! Rumor has it you may be showing off your best moves surrounded by angelfish, blue tangs, and unicornfishâ??and not far from Claude, our albino alligator!

Food Trucks

This year we bring you two of the Bay Area's most beloved food trucks to supply your late night snacking needs: Filipino fusion truck Senor Sisig and gourmet sandwich slinger Grilled Cheese Bandits.

Psychedelic Cocktail Lounge

With the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love just around the corner, what better way to celebrate than a '60s themed cocktail lounge? Enjoy far out drinks, the grooviest atmosphere in the city, and maybe even some go-go dancers...



  1. California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA