CLEVELAND (July 30, 2019) – Celebrate with Great Lakes Science Center this Labor Day weekend and snag one of the best seats in town for watching the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds during the Air Show.
Located on North Coast Harbor, the Science Center has two different family friendly options that offer some of the best Air Show views in Cleveland. From August 31 to September 2, guests can check out the Air Show Deck Party aboard the historic Steamship William G. Mather, or relax on the Science Center terrace that overlooks the harbor for the Air Show Family Picnic.
Air Show Deck Party on the Mather
- August 31 – September 2 (Saturday – Monday), Labor Day weekend 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (check-in begins at 10 a.m., includes on and off access to the ship for the day)
- $19 per person ($16 members) for Deck Party only
- Watch the Air Show from the deck of the Mather. Food and drinks can be purchased at the Science Center café (no alcohol allowed on the ship). Guests should bring chairs as seating is not provided.
Air Show Family Picnic
- August 31 – September 2 (Saturday – Monday), Labor Day weekend 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (check-in begins at 10 a.m., includes general admission to the Science Center and lunch buffet)
- $32.99 per adult ($29.99 members), $27.99 per child ages 2-12, ($24.99 members)
- Watch the Air Show from the Science Center’s terrace overlooking North Coast Harbor. Enjoy family games and activities. Includes general admission to the Science Center and a buffet lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seating is provided but guests may bring their own chairs as well.
Tickets for either event can be purchased at the box office, online at GreatScience.com or by calling 216-621-2400. Members must call or sign-in online to receive discount. Parking in the Science Center’s attached garage will be available for $8 ($7 members).
(Editor’s note: The Science Center has returned to its seven-day-a-week summer operating hours. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays.)
About Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Science Center, home of the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, makes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) come alive for more than 300,000 visitors a year through hundreds of hands-on exhibits, temporary exhibitions, the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, Steamship William G. Mather, daily science demonstrations, seasonal camps, and more. The Science Center is funded in part by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Visit GreatScience.com for more information.