Science With A Twist

Whether it's a date night or a night out with friends, join us for Science With A Twist happening every month! Our 21 and older after-hours experience, provides time to explore, play, and enjoy entertainment designed specifically for grownups.  

Sip cocktails, watch live demonstrations, take part in hands-on activities, and explore all four levels of the Science Center. Groove to a live DJ or sit back and rock out in the Dorrance Planetarium while being dazzled by laser light shows set to the music of featured artists like Beyonce, Pink Floyd, U2 and many more! 

Don't miss these monthly themed adult nights filled with SCIENCE! Due to the event's popularity, it is strongly recommended that guests purchase tickets in advance as capacity is limited. Special shows and activities may sell out. Buy your tickets now! 

Non-Members | $12 each
Members | Two (2) complimentary tickets; additional tickets $10 each
Groups of 15+ | $8 per person 
Advanced reservation is required. Groups must arrive together. 

Tickets available online or at the ticket counters inside the Science Center.
Questions? Call 602.716.2000 or e-mail

Cocktails, food, shows, and featured exhibitions are an additional cost. Children or anyone under 21 years are not allowed into Science With A Twist events.

Event Time & General Information 

Doors open at 6 p.m. | Event ends at 10 p.m.

Guests must be 21 and older.  IDs will be checked at the door.  All guests must check-in at the ticket counters to purchase tickets and receive a wristband prior to entering the event. 

Parking Information | Accessibility Information  


Upcoming Nights 



Dates, Themes & Tickets 

2020 Dates: 

April 3 | Flashback Friday | Tickets

May 1 |  Party Poopers | Tickets 

June 5 | Comedy Night | Tickets 

*Events subject to change 



Costume Policy

Arizona Science Center has a few policies that are necessary for the safety and comfort of everyone. Please comply so that you and everyone else can enjoy the event.

Costumes with or without masks are allowed into the event. 

Inappropriate Attire 
Attire that is not appropriate for the event—and which may result in refusal of admittance—includes but is not limited to clothing which, by nature, exposes excessive portions of the skin. No extreme nudity or pasties allowed.

No functional props or weapons are allowed at Science With A Twist. Simulated or costume weapons are allowed as a part of your costume, subject to prior approval by security and compliance with the following:

  • All costume props and weapons must conform to state and federal law.
  • Projectile costume props and weapons must be rendered inoperable.
  • Functional (real) arrows must have their tips removed and be bundled and zip-tied to a quiver.
  • Costume swords must be tied to your costume in such a way that they can’t be drawn.
  • No costumes featuring stilts.
  • Blunt weapons such as baseball bats, cricket bats, and hockey sticks are prohibited.


No Hoverboards
Hoverboards are not allowed at Science With A Twist. 

No Pets Allowed
Pets, including iguanas, parrots, boa constrictors, or other nonhuman critters, are not allowed at the Science Center.

No Smoking, Including E-cigarettes and Vaping Products and Devices. No smoking is allowed in the Science Center including the terraces and balcony areas at any time.


Arizona Science Center reserves the right to change or modify any policy or rule at any time and without notice.