The Discovery Museum’s Snowflake Festival kicks off Wednesday, Dec. 27, from 10-4, at the museum, 4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, and continues through Saturday, Dec. 30. Each day will feature live science demonstrations, special activities, make-and-takes, planetarium shows, and more.

Wednesday, Dec. 27, 10-4


Wild Weather & Snowflake Festival kickoff!



  • Every child receives a pair of snowflake light-viewing glasses (while supplies last)

  • Snowflake making

  • Frozen Fun Demonstration with Ms. Michelle (11:30 and 1:30)

  • Snowman Probability Maker Challenge


Thursday, Dec. 28, 10-4


Make Some Noise!



  • Den-Den Making — see how many sounds your Den-Den can make

  • Sound Demonstration with Ms. Michelle (11:30 and 1:30)


Friday, Dec. 29, 10-4


Countdown to New Year’s Celebration!



  • “Ball Drop” Parachute Maker Challenge

  • Just Like Magic Demonstration with Michelle the Marvelous-Magnificent! (11:30 and 1:30)

  • Egg Drop” Demonstration (noon and 2:30)


Saturday, Dec. 30, 10-4


Snowball Fiiiiiiiiight!!!



  • Marshmallow “snowball” launchers — see how far your snowball will go!

  • Don’t Try This at Home Demonstration (11:30 and 1:30)