14 reasons you can’t miss LSC After Dark: Holiday Edition

LSC After Dark

Come home for the holidays! After nearly two years, we’re back with LSC After Dark: Holiday Edition!

Liberty Science Center’s nighttime event series for guests 21+ returns on Dec. 16, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Get tickets now!

Grab your friends and embark on a festive (kid-free!) adventure at Liberty Science Center, with drinking, dancing, trivia, exhibits, and more. Need some convincing? Here are 14 reasons you can’t miss LSC After Dark: Holiday Edition!

1) Take your photo with a digital Santa

Santa Claus is making an appearance at LSC After Dark...hope you haven’t been too naughty this year! Meet him in the augmented reality photo booth and share your photo on social media.

2) Challenge yourself at Holiday Movie Trivia

Home Alone. Elf. Christmas Vacation! Do you consider yourself a holiday movie expert? Prove it by entering our Holiday Movie Trivia game!

3) Take a spin on the Sock Skating Rink

Kick off your shoes and take a spin on the Sock Skating Rink, made from a high-tech synthetic polymer surface. Find it on the third floor in our “Snowscape” holiday pop-up exhibit.

4) Enter the Ugly Sweater Contest

Dress to impress in your most hideous sweater! Compete yourself or cheer for the contestants on the dance floor.

5) Enjoy delicious bites

Enjoy garlic knot sliders from Hold My Knots, pernil from El Lechon De Negron, and more! Make your way through our food hall of local vendors provided by Midnight Market.

6) Treat yo’ self to complimentary bourbon and tequila tastings

They’re back! Be sure to treat yourself to complimentary drink tastings, courtesy of Penelope Bourbon, Great Jones Bourbon, and 1800 Coconut Tequila.

7) Soar through space in the Wonders of the Night Sky planetarium show

LSC is a nonprofit organization. By adding experiences to your general admission ticket, you help us provide even more programs for our community and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

For $8, you can see Wonders of the Night Sky in LSC’s Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, the biggest planetarium in America. Explore the night sky and learn from our live planetarium presenter all about what you’re seeing when you look up at the stars!

8) Rock out to holiday hits in the Laser Wonderland show

All I want for Christmas is to see Laser Wonderland! Come get jolly in this trippy laser show featuring your holiday faves.

Like Wonders of the Night Sky, the Laser Wonderland laser show is available for an additional $8.

9) Finish your holiday shopping at the Jersey City Alternative Art Market

LSC After Dark is the perfect spot for your last minute holiday shopping!

The Jersey City Alternative Art Market (formerly the JC Oddities Market) will be at LSC After Dark! Stop by their vendors and pick up an amazing, unique gift for your loved ones.

10) Get into the spirit with Holiday Board Games

Will your friendships survive the Holiday Board Game area?! Get competitive as you play games like Elf Monopoly, Christmas Charades, and Dreidel Pop n’ Spin!

11) Become buddies with SUE the T. rex

SUE the Tyrannosaurus rex could really use some new friends...all of theirs died 67 million years ago!

For an additional $8, you can experience our premium exhibition, SUE: The T. rex Experience. Embark on a prehistoric adventure and encounter an exact replica of SUE the T. rex measuring 40 feet long and 13 feet tall at the hip.

12) Rock out on the dance floor with DJ Cream

It’s been a wild two years. Let it all out on the dance floor with DJ Cream!

13) Contribute to the Toy Drive

We’re working with the Jersey City Mutual Aid Society on a Holiday Toy Drive! Please bring a toy to donate at the event, or you can make a purchase on their Amazon wish list.

14) Reconnect with your friends

LSC After Dark: Holiday Edition is the perfect time to reconnect with friends you may have not seen in a while! We invite you to drink, dance, and laugh together, and get a gorgeous photo in front of the twinkling lights of Manhattan outside on our fourth floor balcony.

We can’t wait! Click here to get tickets now to LSC After Dark: Holiday Edition on Dec. 16 from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

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