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OMSI After Dark: PetPalooza

August 30, 2023 | 6-10pm

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OMSI After Dark: PetPalooza

Join us for OMSI After Dark: PetPalooza
Learn how to read your pets’ body language, meet animal experts and pet professionals, and get to know Portland’s amazing adoption agencies.

21+ Only | A valid government issued ID is required for entry for all attendees.

OMSI After Dark Tickets (Tickets on sale: AUG 1, 2023)
$25pp | Ticket includes all activities listed below.
OMSI members receive a 15% discount

Science Demonstrations

Activities Happening All Night
-Explore our featured exhibit Orcas: Our Shared Future. Please note: access to the exhibit will close at 9:15PM.
-Explore Wild Creativity in the Natural Science Hall.
-Check out In Search of Earth's Secrets in the Empirical Theater Lobby.
-Explore the Turbine Halls brain teasers, design challenges, shake house and more.
- DJ Music by Jesse Espinoza | Turbine Hall

Timed Activities
Planetarium Shows: (First come, first served. Limited capacity.)
--6:45 and 8:15PM | TBA
--7:30 and 9:00PM | TBA
Empirical Theater Lectures
--6:45 | Pet Body Language with Aubrey Riggins
--7:15PM | TBA
--8:00PM | TBA
Around the Museum
-- 7:15 & 8:45 Chihuahua, Victor Karloff Performance

Artisan Food Samplers
2 Angry CatsEwing Young DistilleryThe FiresideFort George BreweryGonzales Wine CompanyKhalsa SalsaKoa Roots LLCMudge FudgeSinful ConfectionsWerner Brewing Company & Werner Gourmet Meat SnacksRuzzo - Sparkling Hard Citrus

Themed Vendors
DorotheaaFlying Dogheart FarmFuzzy Butt Pet PhotographyOregon Dog RescuePets on BroadwayUnderdogs RockUS Fish and Wildlife Service

Food and Beverage
-Our Theory restaurant will be open from 5-10pm! Get a head start with early access from 5-6pm. Grab dinner or a drink before the event begins at 6pm.
-Bars with wine, beer, cider and non-alcoholic beverages.

Questions? Email events@omsi.edu.
Ticketing questions call 503.797.4000 x0

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this event 21 and over only?

Yes, you must be 21+ to attend. Minors are not allowed. Everyone must present a valid government issued ID.

If I'm unable to attend, can I get a refund?

Yes. If your plans change, if you are feeling sick or have been potentially exposed to COVID please stay home. To request a refund email concierge@omsi.edu or call 503.797.4000 x0. We will give refunds until 5pm the night of the event.

Is there food and beverage at this event?

Yes, our restaurant, Theory will be open. Plus, we will have 2-3 bars with beer, wine, cider and non-alcoholic drinks. We also typically have a couple artisan vendors giving out free samples of alcohol or snacks.

Do I have to pay for parking?

Parking is $2 for after-hours events.

Visiting Soon?

OMSI is committed to making science-fueled fun available for all in our community. We are proud to offer admission assistance, financial aid, and accessible services throughout the museum. Explore access resources and amenities for guests visiting the museum.

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