COSI hosts the Big Science Celebration

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The 2019 COSI Science Festival culminates in an exciting and fun celebration of science along the Peninsula surrounding COSI, including Washington Blvd., Genoa Park, Town St., and Dorrian Green Park!

It's Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This FREE event is something you won’t want to miss – with dynamic experiments, incredible demonstrations, and engaging hands-on activities hosted by Franklin County’s own science, technology, engineering, and mathematics focused organizations, the Big Science Celebration is sure to provide entertainment and learning opportunities for the whole family.

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This is your opportunity to touch a brain, build a marshmallow catapult, turn bananas into a piano, drive an underwater robot, talk to NASA researchers, see a ‘volcano’ explode, and MUCH more!

Food and drink are available for purchase on site from a variety of food trucks/carts. Limited seating is available on scattered tables throughout the festival footprint but you are welcome to bring a picnic blanket for the grass.

  • Hogback BBQ
  • Mega Food Bites
  • Tortilla
  • Little Ladies Soft Serve
  • Lemonade Stand
  • Dippin Dots
  • COSI Smokehouse
  • COSI Carnival Food


Build and launch rockets with the Whitehall COSI STEM Star, Chief Moore, in West Bank Park. Rocket launches will be happening throughout the day at the below times:

  • 11:45 a.m.
  • 12:45 p.m.
  • 1:45 p.m.
  • 3:15 p.m.