The Festival

The Festival

South Florida’s Science Festival in the Arts & Entertainment District of Downtown Fort Lauderdale.

The Visit Lauderdale Science Festival brings together leaders in STEM, with families and science-lovers of all ages and abilities to celebrate the wonder of science, showcase technology innovations and open minds to STEM careers in our region’s major industries! Powered by the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS), the Festival inspires our community to connect, create, innovate and celebrate STEM in our lives. This science fest features spectacular events, environmental films, engaging exhibitors and exciting demonstrations to make science accessible, interactive and fun! 

The Festival welcomes individuals from all walks of life to experience and discover inspiring science. It is open to everyone: individuals and families with physical and emotional disabilities and all levels of education, social and economic status. We embrace our truly diverse community including every family structure, ethnicity, religion, gender identification and sexual orientation. All are welcome here.

Festival Objectives: 
  • Demonstrate how science impacts everyday life in south Florida. 
  • Increase dialogue about STEM and its place in our quickly-changing world.
  • Engage our community and science experts from across the globe in the excite­ment and wonder of science. Highlight south Florida’s vast STEM resources and positive impact on lives.
  • Inspire youth and the young-at-heart people to seek careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in south Florida’s keystone industries.
  • Connect science and society via collaboration and partnership with universities, cultural institutions, libraries, corporations, research labs and government agencies.
  • Spotlight resiliency strategies and action plans through conversations with leaders of Broward County and municipalities through the Museum’s Hub for Resilience Education.
  • Showcase research being conducted by universities and innovations developed by resilience industries.
  • Excite and encourage attendance among underserved learners, schools and educators, many of whom live close to the Museum.
  • Promote travel and visitation to and within Broward County and Greater Fort Lauderdale.

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