One of my favorite annual events in Central Florida is Otronicon at the Orlando Science Center. I mean who wouldn’t love to explore four floors of STEM-inspired exhibits, simulators, and games?
This weekend I popped in to spend a few hours at Otronicon, and there was so much to do and see!
Normally the Orlando Science Center is fun for all ages, but on select nights, it’s reserved strictly for adults 21+. That night is Science Night Live and it returns January 13, 2018.
The event features guest speaker HP Newquist giving a talk on Artificial Intelligence at 9pm and 10pm.
It’s also taking place during Otronicon, so you can enjoy an indie game developer showcase, a game jam, the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge, mature gaming competitions, table top gaming and a variety of virtual reality and simulation experiences.
For the 13th consecutive year, Otronicon returns to the Orlando Science Center January 12-15, letting guests have hands-on experience with the latest in technology.
Otronicon connects visitors with the creative professionals and technology that are turning Central Florida into a hub for innovation. Attendees can fly a real-world military simulator, operate a surgical robot or get a preview of tomorrow’s technology.
Registration is now open for Winter Break Camps at the Orlando Science Center, giving kids a fun way to spend their time off from school.
There are two sets of camp dates to choose from, and these full day school break camps are offered for elementary students when Orange County Public Schools or Seminole County Public Schools are out of session.
Normally the Orlando Science Center is fun for all ages, but on select nights, it’s reserved strictly for adults 21+.
That night is Science Night Live and it returns June 3.
This is a craft beer addition, and it will feature the opportunity to sample local and national brewers, as well as take in informal craft beer seminars.
The Orlando Science Center is a fun place to spend a day with family and friends, and on April 9, admission will be only $10 per person!
During this special discounted day, visitors can enjoy everything Orlando Science Center has to offer from 10am to 5pm.
Otronicon is normally a family friendly event, but Saturday night, January 14, sees the return of the popular adults-only Science Night Live at the Orlando Science Center.
Interact with some of the latest and greatest technology while learning more about STEM careers and the innovations being made right here in Orlando. At Otronicon, play and interact with the best in gaming, simulation and digital technology.
For the 12th consecutive year, Otronicon returns to the Orlando Science Center January 13-16, letting guests have hands-on experience with the latest in technology.
Otronicon will connect visitors with the creative professionals and technology that are turning Central Florida into a hub for innovation. Attendees can fly a real-world military simulator, operate a surgical robot or get a preview of tomorrow’s technology.
If you’ve been thinking of gifting an annual pass to a local theme park or attraction to a loved one (or yourself), here are some great local Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday deals you should be aware of.
Some deals run the entire weekend, some for one day only. They are marked when they are valid. Black Friday is November 25; Small Business Saturday is November 26, and Cyber Monday is November 28, 2016.
If you served our country, some Central Florida businesses want to say thanks by offering free food, admission, and more on Veterans Day, November 11.
Here is a list of those who have a military I.D. to show, and all are valid on November 11, 2016 only, unless otherwise stated: Read more
On November 5, 2016, the Orlando Science Center will host its 10th and final Neanderthal Ball, the venue’s annual fundraiser.
This year’s theme is “Celebrate Our Evolution,” and guests are invited to celebrate 10 years of Neanderthal Ball and what it has helped achieve for Orlando Science Center.
If you’ve been wanting to visit the Orlando Science Center, put September 18 on your calendar. That’s when admission will be only $10 per person!
Orlando Science Center will open their new KidsTown section the weekend of October 22 and 23.
The new early childhood space is nearly three times the size of the current area, encompassing 11,000 square feet of original content designed to engage and stimulate young minds.
It features seven dynamic zones with more than 75 exhibits that present little learners with iconic experiences, exciting discoveries and untold opportunities for creativity, collaboration and problem solving. These seven areas will also introduce science concepts through whole-body experiences, hands-on interactives and opportunities for imaginative role-playing.
Normally the Orlando Science Center is fun for all ages, but on select nights, it’s reserved strictly for adults 21+. That night is Science Night Live and it returns August 20.
This edition will feature the digital art show Sensorium – Exhibition of Interactive Sound + Art Installations, a once-in-a-lifetime performance by Orlando Shakes performing a “West Side Story Cover Battle” (Lip-Sync Battle meets Carpool Karaoke), presentations from Microsoft, Mindbender Mansion, and so much more.
The Science of Wine is one of Orlando’s most popular wine events, and it returns to the Orlando Science Center for its 6th year on April 30.
The event not only offers more than 150 fine wines to sample, courtesy of Southern Wine & Spirits, but great food samples from 30 culinary partners, live music, a silent auction, and more.