• Z-Man
  • CUFFIN All Thangs RandB Party
    CUFFIN' All Thangs R&B Party SF
  • Friction Quartet
    Friction Quartet

Bring the hype for underground rap pioneer MURS as he takes center stage, with an opening set from multifaceted hometown hip-hop artist Z-Man.

Plus, Catch a DJ set from CUFFIN’ All Thangs R&B Party SF
Mellow Sessions with Friction Quartet
And rock the mic in the KALW Karaoke Lounge

Check out the NightLife Remix: Track 3 Mixtape on the NightLife Spotify page

Co-presented by Amoeba Music, KALW, Local Motion® Vodka Sodas, and Mellow Sessions


Join us at the rest of our NightLife Remix events this August. Plus, save up to 30% with a series ticket bundle!


The Floor - CUFFIN’ All Thangs R&B Party SF

The Floor
6:00 - 10:00 PM

  • Expect to hear your favorites, past and present. We’re talkin throwbacks, singalongs, slow jams, b-sides, and remixes when CUFFIN’ All Thangs R&B Party SF takes over the dancefloor.
The Show - MURS and Z-Man

The Show
West Garden

  • 7:30 PM - Catch an opening set from multifaceted hometown hip-hop artist Z-Man.
  • 8:30 PM - Get hype for LA Legend and underground rap pioneer MURS.
Deep Cuts - Mellow Sessions presents Friction Quartet

Deep Cuts
Philippine Coral Reef
7:00 - 9:00 PM

  • Take the plunge and join Friction Quartet for a one-of-a-kind performance in front of one of the deepest and largest living coral displays in the world.
KALW Karaoke Lounge

KALW Karaoke Lounge
East Garden
7:30 - 10:00 PM

  • Is it your time to shine? Step out into the East Garden to karaoke the night away with our friends from KALW radio.
NightLife SwampMeet - curated by In The Black SF

NightLife SwampMeet
6:00 - 10:00 PM

  • Browse and shop through a swampful of local vendors and artists curated by In The Black SF.
  • Individual vendors TBA!
A few don't-miss NightLife details:
  • NightLife is for adults 21+ only. Valid, physical photo ID required.
  • Last entry into Osher Rainforest is 7:30 pm — our animals need their sleep.
  • Gems and Minerals Unearthed opens to the public at 8:30 pm. It is reserved for NightLife Plus guests from 6 - 8:30 pm.
  • Morrison Planetarium passes are available online in advance for $5 each while supplies last. Showtimes are 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, and 9:30 pm. A limited number of standby seats will be available for all showtimes as space allows on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Food and drink are not permitted in Osher Rainforest, Morrison Planetarium, or the Swamp.
  • While not required, we encourage all guests to stay up-to-date on their vaccinations and to mask up indoors. If you’re feeling sick or have been in close contact with someone who has recently tested positive for COVID-19 or another respiratory virus, please visit another time. View our health and safety page.
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Planetarium Shows

6:30 pm, 7:30 pm, 8:30 pm, 9:30 pm

Where did the building blocks of life come from? Journey across space & time to explore how elements are made.

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Upcoming events

July 18th at 6:00 pm

Explore the nocturnal side of the Academy and see what makes the museum at night different.

July 25th at 6:00 pm

Explore the Academy at night alongside nearly 60,000 live animals.

August 1st at 6:00 pm

We’re kicking off our music series with homegrown movement maker LaRussell & the surf rock sounds of 3LH.

August 8th at 6:00 pm

Be transported by the grunge punk stylings of Margaritas Podridas and psychedelic rock sounds of opener Fauxes.

August 15th at 6:00 pm

Underground rap pioneer MURS takes center stage, with an opening set from multifaceted hometown artist Z-Man.

August 22nd at 6:00 pm

We’re closing out NightLife Remix with the serene soul vibes of Madison McFerrin and opener Dani Offline.