• Margaritas Podridas
    Margaritas Podridas
  • Fauxes
    Fauxes
  • Vitamin1000
    Vitamin1000
  • Steven Lugerner
    Steven Lugerner
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Bring your best shoegaze for grunge punk band Margaritas Podridas hailing all the way from Sonora, Mexico. Plus, get ready to be transported back in time by some garage rock with opener Fauxes.

Check out the NightLife Remix: Track 2 Mixtape on the NightLife Spotify page

Co-presented by Amoeba Music, KALW, Local Motion® Vodka Sodas, Mellow Sessions, and Noise Pop

*ASL Interpreters provided

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Join us at the rest of our NightLife Remix events this August. Plus, save up to 30% with a series ticket bundle!

Music

The Floor - Vitamin1000 Energy Crew
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The Floor
Piazza
6 - 10 PM

  • It’s like a warehouse rave… but in a museum. Catch the wave with DJs from the Vitamin1000 Energy Crew.
  • At 7:30 PM - Catch a special performance from the Urban Jazz Dance Company featuring Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival Performers.
The Show - Margaritas Podridas and Fauxes
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The Show
West Garden

  • 7:30 PM - Kick off the show with the psychedelic garage rock sound of Fauxes.
  • 8:30 PM - Bring your best shoegaze for grunge punk band Margaritas Podridas hailing all the way from Sonora, Mexico.
Deep Cuts - Mellow Sessions presents Steven Lugerner
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Deep Cuts
Philippine Coral Reef

  • 7:00 - 9:00 PM - Take the plunge and join Steven Lugerner for a one-of-a-kind performance in front of one of the deepest and largest living coral displays in the world.
KALW Karaoke Lounge
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KALW Karaoke Lounge
East Garden
7:30 - 10:00 PM

  • Is it your time to shine? Step out into the East Garden to karaoke the night away with our friends from KALW radio.
NightLife SwampMeet - curated by OK Marketplace
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NightLife SwampMeet
Swamp
6:00 - 10:00 PM

  • Browse and shop through a swampful of local vendors and artists curated by OK Marketplace.
  • Individual vendors TBA!
Museum of Craft and Design - Craft your own Neon Bent Bracelet
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Museum of Craft and Design
Science Today
6:00 - 10:00 PM

  • Get totally tubular! Inspired by the glowing art of their current exhibition Neon as Soulcraft, these accessories mimic the curving contours of neon signs and are filled with glow-in-the-dark beads evocative of excited noble gasses within blown tubes.

    Illuminate your Nightlife Remix outfit and pick up a FREE ticket to the Museum of Craft and Design to check out the exhibition for yourself!

The Menu - Drinks and Bites from Liquid Happiness and Chef Rob
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The Menu
Drinks and Bites from Liquid Happiness and Chef Rob

At The Swamp & Aquarium Bars:

  • "Tornillo"
    • ​​​​​​​Whiskey, lemon, orange juice, passionfruit

At the Terrace Cafe (West Garden):

  • Guac and Chips $12
    • house made tri-colored tortillas, house made guacamole
  • Nachos $14
    • House made tri-colored tortillas, pico de gallo, jalapenos, black beans, guacamole, crema - add chipotle chicken +$6
  • Tacos 2 for $12 or 3 for $16
    • Chicken tacos - pulled chicken, salsa verde, cilantro
    • Vegan tacos - portobello, bell peppers, onions, vegan crema
  • Flatbreads $16
    • Hawaiian BBQ - pulled pork, pineapple, red onion
    • BBQ Ranch Veggie - shrooms, zucchini, bell peppers, red onion
  • Smores Tartlet $12

A few don't-miss NightLife details:
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  • NightLife is for adults 21+ only. Valid, physical photo ID required.
  • Last entry into Osher Rainforest is 7:30 pm — our animals need their sleep.
  • Gems and Minerals Unearthed opens to the public at 8:30 pm. It is reserved for NightLife Plus guests from 6 - 8:30 pm.
  • Morrison Planetarium passes are available online in advance for $5 each while supplies last. Showtimes are 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, and 9:30 pm. A limited number of standby seats will be available for all showtimes as space allows on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Food and drink are not permitted in Osher Rainforest, Morrison Planetarium, or the Swamp.
  • While not required, we encourage all guests to stay up-to-date on their vaccinations and to mask up indoors. If you’re feeling sick or have been in close contact with someone who has recently tested positive for COVID-19 or another respiratory virus, please visit another time. View our health and safety page.
  • Still have Qs? Click here for As.

Planetarium Shows

6:30 pm, 7:30 pm, 8:30 pm, 9:30 pm

Where did the building blocks of life come from? Journey across space & time to explore how elements are made.

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Upcoming events

July 25th at 6:00 pm

Explore the Academy at night alongside nearly 60,000 live animals.

August 1st at 6:00 pm

We’re kicking off our music series with homegrown movement maker LaRussell & the surf rock sounds of 3LH.

August 8th at 6:00 pm

Be transported by the grunge punk stylings of Margaritas Podridas and psychedelic rock sounds of opener Fauxes.

August 15th at 6:00 pm

Underground rap pioneer MURS takes center stage, with an opening set from multifaceted hometown artist Z-Man.

August 22nd at 6:00 pm

We’re closing out NightLife Remix with the serene soul vibes of Madison McFerrin and opener Dani Offline.

August 29th at 6:00 pm

See what’s revealed once the sun goes down and explore the nocturnal side of the Academy.