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NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, California 94118
Celebrate San Francisco Beer Week with a froth-filled evening of brews. Sip your way through a pop-up beer hall with dozens of local breweries slinging crowd favorites and limited releases.
Music by Sweater Funk DJs
→ An indoor beer hall featuring:
Anchor Brewing Company
Black Hammer Brewing
Calicraft Brewing Company
Drake's Brewing Co.
Fort Point Beer Company
Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery
Pacific Brewing Laboratory
Social Kitchen & Brewery
Triple Voodoo Brewery
TW Pitchers' Brewing Co.
→ Don't miss NightLife’s signature craft beer, Aliciella Bitter, brewed by Magnolia with plant types found on the Academy’s living roof.
→ Learn about the complex chemical reactions and ingredients that make up your favorite beer by learning about yeast and the fermentation process with Dr. Lucy Xie of Stanford.
→ In the planetarium, learn about the discovery of alcohol in space—no, not vodka, but abundant quantities of methanol, the simplest alcohol of them all.
— Last entry for our Rainforest dome is at 7:45 pm. Please note: drinks are not allowed inside the Rainforest exhibit.
— Planetarium passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Early event arrival is strongly recommended due to limited capacity and high demand for passes.
— Enjoy a different fresh seasonal «craft on draft» cocktail at each NightLife bar area. All bars accept cash and credit cards.
— A variety of food options are available at NightLife, including The Academy Café, The Terrace, and a food cart located in the front lobby.
— Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will also be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
— Programming lineup subject to change.