CLEVELAND (July 26, 2018) – Soar into science with Great Lakes Science Center this Labor Day weekend and snag the best seat in town for watching the U.S. Navy Blue Angels 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 September 1-3, 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, sponsored by BakerHostetler.

Deck Party on the Mather
- On board the historic Steamship William G. Mather
- Includes on and off access to the ship for the day
- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 1-3 (check-in begins at 10 a.m. all three days)
- Guests should bring chairs, as seating on the deck of the ship is not provided
- Tickets are $19 per person ($16 for Science Center members)

Family Picnic on the Terrace
- Outside on the Science Center terrace overlooking the harbor
- Includes general admission to the Science Center and family games and activities
- Includes buffet lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (choice of a hot dog or slider burgers (all beef or black bean) plus side dish, dessert and a soft drink)
- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 1-3 (check-in begins at 10 a.m. all three days)
- Seating is provided but guests may bring their own chairs as well
- Tickets are $32.99 for adults, $27.99 for children ($29.99 for adult members, $24.99 for child members)

Tickets for either event can be purchased online at or by calling 216-621-2400.

(Editor’s Note: The Science Center continues its summer operating schedule through Monday, September 3 -- Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. The Science Center will be closed for its annual cleaning and maintenance from September 4-14.)

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 for more information.

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