CLEVELAND (January 23, 2018) – Experience Cleveland’s favorite out-of-this-world dance party when Yuri’s Night: Space Party returns on Saturday, May 19!

The Science Center’s annual fundraiser is an outer space, after-hours party with live music from 7:30-10:30 p.m., a DJ from 10:30-11:30 p.m., an open bar with beer and wine, appetizers, specialty bites, and science demonstrations.

Come dressed to impress in your best outer space/science fiction themed costume and compete for prizes in the costume contest, and experience the museum after dark!

Money raised from Yuri’s Night helps fund the Science Center’s STEM education initiatives, day camp scholarships and other programs that encourage curiosity and provide opportunities for tomorrow’s scientific leaders.

Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 1. Buy your tickets early and save – general admission tickets are $55 per person before March 1, $60 before April 1, $65 before May 1 or $70 before May 18. Tickets at the door will be available for $75. Or, take your experience to the cosmic level and purchase a VIP ticket for $120 and get early access to the party, admittance to the VIP lounge with complimentary beer, wine and mixed drinks, exclusive menu items, and complimentary parking in the Science Center’s attached garage. A special designated driver ticket is also available for $40, and Science Center members receive $5 off general admission and $10 off the price of a VIP ticket. The event runs 7-11:30 p.m. with early admission at 6:30 p.m. for VIP guests.

Tickets will be available online at and via phone at 216-621-2400 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Yuri’s Night 2018 is presented by The Lubrizol Corporation, with additional support from KeyBank.

(Editor’s note: The Science Center’s normal fall/winter operating schedule is Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, but will be open Monday, February 19 (Presidents Day) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Curiosity Carnival.)

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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