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Member Holiday Night at the Academy
Members, reserve your tickets to Holiday Night today! Click your membership level below to RSVP online or call (415) 379-8425 to reserve with a staff member.
- Teacher, Individual, Individual Plus, and Senior Levels
- Family & Community Value Levels
- Family Plus Members
- Associate and Hive Levels
- Explorers Level and Above
- Life, Eastwood, and Other Levels
Holiday Night Highlights
- Enjoy 20% off in Academy Stores
- A festive musical performance by The Hornmen at 8 pm
- Cookie Decorating in the Terrace ($5)
- Create winter-themed holiday cards with Green Arts Workshop
- Ice Giants in the Snowman Theater playing all night (except during performances)
- Learn about fascinating scientific research with Academy scientists
- Meet Tree Dreams author Kristin Kaye to learn about the global tree-tagging campaign (7 pm, Science Today)
- Enjoy samples from Patagonia Provisions and Y.U.M. Chefs
- Take a 30-minute intimate look into the Academy's collections on a Behind-the-Scenes Tour ($12)
Holiday Ice Rink:
Please note: Ice rink tickets are not included with your Holiday Night tickets and must be purchased separately.
- Polar Tour of the Night Sky (6:30, 7:15, 8 pm; Morrison Planetarium)
- Solar System Safari (6:40, 7:25, 8:10 pm; Hohfeld Hall)
Important Event Information
- The Academy Cafe opens at 6 pm and stops serving hot food at 8:30 pm. Grab 'n Go items will be for sale until 9 pm.
The Music Concourse Parking Garage will be open until 10:30 pm on December 11. $17 flat rate.
Please note: The animals in the Rainforest have an early bedtime—the exhibit will close at 8 pm.