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Fernbank After Dark August 2018

Fernbank After Dark

Friday, August 10, 2018

Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series for ages 21+ featuring fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and giant screen movies. Please note: Effective 8/1/18, Fernbank After Dark bars only accept credit cards.

Brewing & Bootlegging

7pm – dusk

Explore Fernbank's WildWoods, featuring outdoor exhibits, highline trails, elevated tree pods and interactive nature experiences. New: Test your skills with giant outdoor games including Jenga, chess and checkers in Games in the Gallery.

7pm – 9:30pm

Learn about the prohibition era, the science of distilling and the rise of modern breweries with hands-on science, engaging demos and more.

7pm – 11pm

All indoor exhibits open for self-guided tours including the special exhibit, FOOD: Our Global Kitchen.

7:30pm, 9:30pm

Investigate the largest and least-explored habitat on earth and meet the astonishing creatures who call it home in the giant screen movie, Oceans: Our Blue Planet 3D. ($5 add-on ticket)


Discover the fascinating science of flight as you journey across the world on the wings of birds in the giant screen movie, Earthflight 3D. ($5 add-on ticket)

9:45pm – 11pm

Live music by Chelsea Shag, winner of Creative Loafing's Best Local Mainstream Act, Song and Music Video. Blending elements of rock, jazz, soul and pop, the rising act has developed a sound that is entirely her own.


Space is limited and the event is likely to sell out. Advance ticket purchase recommended. All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable, but may be moved to another date (transfer fee applies). 

FAD General Admission

$10 Members / $15 Non-members

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FAD + Oceans: Our Blue Planet

$15 Members / $20 Non-members


FAD + Museum Alive 3D

$15 Members / $20 Non-members


FAD + Oceans: Our Blue Planet

$15 Members / $20 Non-members


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*Separate ticket purchase required for giant screen movies.

**Credit cards only; no cash payments accepted. 

Schedule subject to change without notice.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 404.929.6400. All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable, but may be moved to another date ($2 per ticket transfer fee applies). Tickets must be transferred before the date and time on the current tickets or reservation. Walk-up tickets are not guaranteed. Event is strictly limited to ages 21+; valid ID required.