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National Geographic Nights

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  • Monthly on the Third Thursday

  • 5:30 PM
  • National Geographic Campus


About this Event

Every month National Geographic opens its doors for a night of fun and exploration. These special monthly happy hours feature live stories from National Geographic Explorers, fun interactive activities, lively music, food, and drink specials at our cash bar. Your ticket includes free admission to the National Geographic Museum starting the day of the event and expiring at the end of that month. See the event schedule and full lineup below.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs until 8:00 p.m.

  • 5:30-6:30 - Happy hour with hands-on activities such as themed drink tastings, small bites, or trivia. Cash bar and additional food available for purchase at this time.
  • 6:30-7:30 - Lightning talks with intermission
  • 7:30-8:00 - Enjoy a post-talk discussion with other attendees and grab your last drink before the event concludes.
National Geographic Nights
Bird Nerds
Anusha Shankar
Ben Mirin
Bertie Gregory
Çağan Hakkı Şekercioğlu
Washington Wachira
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Every third Thursday of the month, join us for special monthly happy hours with stories from National Geographic Explorers, fun interactive activities ...
National Geographic Nights
From the Front Lines
Alex Braczkowski
Juliana Machado Ferreira
Topher White
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Every third Thursday of the month, join us for special monthly happy hours with stories from National Geographic Explorers, fun interactive activities ...
National Geographic Nights
Unexpected Origins
Genevieve von Petzinger
Marina Elliott
Matthew Cicanese
Ryan Carney
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Every third Thursday of the month, join us for special monthly happy hours with stories from National Geographic Explorers, fun interactive activities ...
National Geographic Nights
The Science of Genius
David Moinina Sengeh
Jedidah Isler
Steve Ramirez
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Every third Thursday of the month, join us for special monthly happy hours with stories from National Geographic Explorers, fun interactive activities ...

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