Happy Hour on the Water
Create a memorable happy hour with views of the Bay
The Exploratorium Happy Hour on the Water is an all-inclusive, one-stop event package with beautiful views of the Bay and city skyline. The package includes afternoon access to the museum during open hours follwed by a two-hour hosted reception in the Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery and Terrace. Catering services are provided by Curiosity Catering, our on-site catering solution, run by Executive Chef Loretta Keller. This package is offered within six weeks of the event date. We look forward to creating a fun and memorable happy hour with you!
Guests explore the museum (open days only): 2:00–4:30 p.m.
Happy Hour in the Observatory: 4:30–6:30 p.m.
$12,000 includes museum rental of the Observatory Gallery and Terrace, open bar and snacks for up to 100 guests:
Additional guests may be added: $120 per person
Guests added less than one week in advance: $150 per person
Premium Full Bar
Craft cocktails featuring premium liquors, fresh-squeezed juices, and artisanal mixers
Sommelier-selected sparkling, white, and red wines
Three local craft beers/ciders
In addition, there will be three featured craft cocktails available during your event that draw on our repertoire of drinks made using techniques inspired by science and technology
The following snack items will be available to you and your guests for the entire duration of the event:
Chip and Munchies
Thick cut cheddar cheese and sour cream potato chips
Salt & pepper chicharrons with hot sauce
Kimchi lime, rosemary parmesan, and classic kettle corn
Veggies, Chips, and Dips
Roasted garlic tofu hummus
Creamy vadouvan dip
Za'tar spiced pita chips and market vegetable crudité
Curiosity Cocktail Nuts
Tajin spiced almonds, smoked candied pecasn, and curry spiced fried peanuts
All items are made fresh in-house and the menu is subject to change based on availability of ingredients. Additional food options are available for purchase. Please contact Curiosity Catering to confirm the menu or for further information.