Martin Luther King Jr. Day

‘I have a dream…’ Watch this powerful and famous speech with our partners, the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority!

Winnie The Pooh Day

Celebrate A.A. Milne’s Birthday! Bring a favorite stuffed animal friend to the museum and learn about the creator of Winnie the Pooh.

Appreciate a Dragon Day

Be a part of this fantastical day about Dragons! Show your favorite dragon some appreciation while encouraging literacy.

Santa Lucia Day

Celebrate Santa Lucia Day, a traditional Scandanavian holiday by making wreaths, spiced orange pomanders, and a Swedish Dala Horse bunting!

America Recycles Day

Help us keep the Earth clean! America Recycles Day is a national initiative to keep America beautiful.

Chemistry Day

Get scientific and mix up some fun on Chemistry Day! This year is all about “Marvelous Metals.”

National Fossil Day

Dig up the past at Discovery Gateway! We’ll be celebrating National Fossil Day with special programming throughout the day!

Day of Play

Nickelodeon is inspiring kids to embrace the transformative power of play and lead active lifestyles with its annual Worldwide Day of Play.

Talk Like a Pirate Day

“Argh Ye Matey!” Pirates are coming ashore at Discovery Gateway. It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day and we’re hosting a treasure hunt!

Homeschool Day

Here at Discovery Gateway we know that not every student is the same and not every school is either, that’s why we have Homeschool Days!

ZAP Free Day!

Join us for our ZAP Free day! We will have free admission and tons of fun activities for your family!

Space Exploration Day!

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Join us in celebrating the Apollo 11 mission that took the first two people on the Moon!

Dinosaur Day

Therapoda, Sauropoda, Stegosauria oh my! Stomp into Discovery Gateway to learn more about dinosaurs!

Bee Day | Special Guest: Wasatch Beekeepers

The flowers are blooming, and the bees are back! Join us for a celebration of the bees’ return and their big Bee-Day! Our special guests, the Wasatch Beekeepers, will be here to welcome back the Live Hive honey bee colony with a fun day of buzzworthy activities, including naming the Queen bee and giveaways!

Earth Day

It’s Earth Day! Celebrate our beautiful planet while learning about the importance of protecting and caring for our Earth!

Snell & Wilmer FREE Day!

Did somebody say FREE Day? Yes – you heard us correctly! Today we’ll be offering FREE admission all day long!

St. Patrick’s Day

Let the shenanigans begin! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day traditions at Discovery Gateway!

International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day! Join Discovery Gateway in celebrating women’s social, cultural, and political achievements and learning the importance of gender equality!

Dr. Seuss Day

Dress up as a character from a Dr. Seuss book or use your imagination and create your own wacky outfit! Zippity-zoppity over for activities from your favorite Dr. Seuss books such as The Lorax, Yertle the Turtle, Oh, the Places You’ll Go, and more! 

Engineering Day

Join Discovery Gateway for a full day of engineering activities designed to inspire the next generation of inventers and problem solvers! 

Presidents’ Day

School is out, but Discovery Gateway is in! Visit the museum for interactive presidential programming. Build a cabin with Lincoln logs, create an Abe Lincoln or George Washington sack puppet, and more!

Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! Happy Valentine’s Day from Discovery Gateway! Join Discovery Gateway in making valentine’s for that special someone, and even get your own Valentine’s Day picture taken with the Mark Miller Subaru Hashtag Printer!  

Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

Included with Admission or FREE for Members “Bee” inspired by various art forms including printmaking, collage, and painting with Discovery Gateway educators from 11 am – 4 pm. Parents will also learn how they can help inspire art in their children.

Homeschool Day

Students & Siblings: $5, Adult Chaperones: Free
Show Your Homeschool Affidavit at Admissions for Entry
Calling all homeschoolers! Discover the power of play at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Visit Discovery Gateway to honor and celebrate civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and other human rights heroes! We have partnered with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to bring you and your family hands-on activities that teach the importance of acceptance, understanding, and compassion.

Museum Selfie Day

Get creative at Discovery Gateway and snap a selfie of you and your family in front of your favorite exhibit! Hashtag #MuseumSelfie on your favorite social media platform and make sure to tag @DiscoveryGateway for a chance to be featured online!