Join us for OMSI After Dark: Spirits!
OCTOBER 25, 6-10PM | $50 Tasting Package / $25 General Admission | 15% OMSI member discount
Ghosts, goblins, and whiskey, oh my! Get in the spirit and celebrate Halloween—costumes encouraged!
OMSI After Dark is for the 21-and-over only crowd, where you can drink beer or wine and roam the museum with no kids around. We have science demos, performances, DJ’s, artisan food and beverage vendors and more.
21+ Only | A valid government issued ID is required for entry for all attendees.
Activities Happening All Night
Orcas: Our Shared Future
Follow the currents of ecological activism, popular culture, and Indigenous beliefs to gain a new appreciation of these sophisticated animals, long feared in Western cultures as “Killer Whales.”
Please note, access to the exhibit will close at 9:15pm
Staying Alive: Defenses of the Animal Kingdom
Explore how animals use tough armor, powerful venom and poison, sneaky camouflage and mimicry, and stunning speed and sound to fend off, evade and trick predators.
Explore the Physics Lab, brain teasers, design challenges, the Epicenter, earthquake simulator and more.
Featuring DJ music by Freeform Portland.
Ultraviolet! | When haunted houses or dance parties have black lights, some items glow particularly well in that setting. Come learn a bit about fluorescent chemistry.
Ghost in a Bottle | Experience some spooky science and learn how to put the pressure on a ghost and release them from their bottle.
6:45 | Laser Halloween
7:30 | Laser Smashing Pumpkins
8:15 | Laser Stranger Things 4
9:00 | Laser Lady Gaga
Empirical Theater Lectures
6:45 | Creating Film FX (Gremlins, The Fly) with Chris Walas
Around the Museum
Portland Ghostbusters (roaming)
DJ Prashant | Auditorium
Slow Camera Paparazzi (roaming)
OMSI Photo Booth
Aria Portland Dry Gin
Ewing Young Distillery
Hood River Distillers
Pilot House Distilling
Rogue (Spirits Division)
Strong Water Beverages
Vivacity Fine Spirits
Vanport 1948 Vodka
Food + Beverage
Our Theory restaurant will be open from 5-10pm! Grab dinner or a drink before the event begins at 6pm. Enjoy wine, beer, cider, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Yes, you must be 21+ to attend. Minors are not allowed. <strong>Everyone</strong> must present a valid government issued ID.
Yes, our restaurant, Theory will be open. Plus, we will have 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.
Parking is $2 for after-hours events.