pride feathers

Come celebrate love, equality, self-expression, and San Francisco Pride at NightLife's annual Pride Party!

0

Members: $18*
Non-Members: $22*
New! Planetarium Pass Reservations: $3 (more info)
21+ with ID

*Please note: This event is subject to premier pricing.

Performance by Heklina & Friends
Music by Hella Gay Dance Party & Swagger Like Us

Get into the groove for this celebration of equality, self-expression, and San Francisco Pride!

Got to be (Sur)Real! Drag Show
(West Garden)
8:45pm

Join drag queen extraordinaire Heklina, host of the weekly “Mother” party at The Oasis, for “Got To Be (Sur)Real!”, a drag show of fabulously unparalleled proportions. Other performers include:

  • House of Glitter
  • Sue Casa
  • Militia Towers

Don't Worry Beyoncé
(African Hall)

Add some moves to your repertoire for the weekend parties to come with dance classes from ConfiDance Fitness instructors including:

  • 7:00pm - ”Don’t Worry, Beyoncé”
  • 8:00pm - “Twerk it Out.”

Hella Gay Dance Party
(Coral Reef)
6:00 - 10:00pm

In the Coral Reef, experience the celebratory, sexy stylings of DJs from Oakland’s exuberant Hella Gay Dance Party.

Swagger Like Us
(Piazza)
6:00 - 10:00pm

Inside the piazza, unleash your inner dance floor diva with a high-energy set by Swagger Like Us.

500 Queer Scientists Panel
(Forum Theater, 2nd Floor)
7:30pm

Celebrate the launch of 500 Queer Scientists, a project created by the Academy’s Dr. Lauren Esposito and Sean Edgerton to raise the visibility of LGBTQ+ people (and allies) working in science, science education, and science advocacy.

Art, Science & Vibes
(Project Lab)
6:00 - 10:00pm

At the Project Lab, visit with BridgeHIV and pick up a free care package and visit with Pride NightLife favorites - Good Vibrations.

Learn about diverse queer histories through independent publishing with the Bay Area Queer Zine Fest featuring: Mixed Race Queer + Feminist Zine Collective, Emma Craig, Anand Vedawala, Maia Kobabe, Young Swigs Collective, Tara Rose, Queer Anxiety Babiez Distro.

Plus, Make festive rainbow molecular gastronomy balls with representatives from oSTEM@Stanford

___________

NIGHTLIFE TIPS

  • Hurry! Last entry for our Rainforest dome is at 7:45 pm. Please note: drinks are not allowed inside the Rainforest exhibit.
  • Thirsty? Each bar area features a unique seasonal cocktail—there are multiple bars throughout the museum.
  • Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will also be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.

___________

PLANETARIUM PASSES

  • With Planetarium Pass Reservations, you can select your showtime in advance and guarantee your seat under the stars. $3; optional, but recommended. Available online only.
  • Free passes will still be available onsite at the Planetarium kiosk on a first-come, first-served basis. Arrive early for your best chance to obtain a free pass.

___________

FOOD & DRINK

  • A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6:00-9:30 pm, including The Academy Cafe, The Terrace Bar and Restaurant, and The Academy Cafe Food Cart located in the front lobby.
  • Enjoy a different fresh seasonal "craft on draft" cocktail at each NightLife bar area designed by our resident mixologist Shane McKnight!

All bars accept cash and credit cards.

Music

Planetarium Shows

6:30 pm, 7:30 pm

Take a tour of the Universe with a sprinkling of the hottest news stories from astronomy and the space sciences!

8:30 pm, 9:30 pm

Did you know that some of your favorite celestial constellations have queer histories?

Share This

Upcoming NightLife Events

July 5th at 6:00 pm

Get some inspiration for your summer grilling and sink your teeth into a night of international smoky flavors.

July 12th at 6:00 pm

A NightLife LIVE Summer 2018 music series—performances by Com Truise + The Seshen, Presented by Noise Pop.

July 19th at 6:00 pm

Every beer tells a story— this week, NightLife follows the brewing process from botanical start to fizzy finish

July 26th at 6:00 pm

Peep the fifth-annual wildlife photography exhibit before it opens and learn the latest in photography!