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Join us at the Air Zoo for some free, outdoor, community-wide fun!  We are hosting three STEAM Day Saturdays this summer to inspire families from around the area with free science-based experiences.  STEAM Day visitors will enjoy hands-on science stations hosted by a slew of local businesses as well as Air Zoo educators and staff. Have a blast trying out some of our newest STEAM activities and learning toys available for purchase in the Fly Buy Gift Shop and enjoy a grab-n-go lunch from the Kitty Hawk Cafe. The last Saturday STEAM Day of the summer is August 21st.

Saturday, August 21 • 11am-3pm

"Fly over" and join us for our FINAL Saturday STEAM Day Event!  This science and fun filled day will take place outdoors, on the front lawn of the Air Zoo, and is FREE to all that attend.  On Thursday, August 19th, National Aviation Day is recognized in the USA.  We will celebrate this exciting day on Saturday, August 21st with YOU!  As this STEAM Day is aviation themed make sure to bring your best pilot cap and some speedy running shoes as we experiment with wind, speed and flight! The event will kick off at 11 and guests will enjoy hands-on activity tables, sponsor giveaways, toy demos, education demos, Fly Buy summer STEM toy sales, food from the Kitty Hawk Cafe and more. Check back for more activity details!

Outdoor Activities:

  • Enjoy fun and exciting STEAM activities brought to you by our corporate sponsors.

  • Aviation themed activities and challenges with Air Zoo educators: Chopper Copters, Balso Gliders & Wild Wings

  • A "Wright Race," so wear your "fastest" shoes.

  • Enjoy Grab-n-Go goodies on sale from our Kitty Hawk Cafe.

  • Create some sidewalk art and test out some fun hand-on STEM activities sponsored by the Fly Buy Gift Shop. All activities are available for purchase while supplies last. 

Indoors: The Air Zoo’s Flight Innovation and Flight Discovery Center’s galleries and new 2020-2021 exhibits, including their traveling exhibit Be the Astronaut, will also be open.  See Plan Your Visit for general admission rates and safety policies and procedures. The Air Zoo is a proud participant in the national Museums for All program, which offers families that have qualified for EBT*/WIC assistance admission to the center for only $2/person age 5+. Kids 4 and under are always free!

*P-EBT cards are not accepted for discount.

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