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Nat Geo Nights

When
Monthly on the Third Thursday
Event Series

Nat Geo Nights

When
Monthly on the Third Thursday

Photograph by Taylor Mickal

About this Event

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. See the event schedule and full lineup below.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs until 8:30 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.
  • 6:30-8:00 - Lightning talks with intermission and audience Q&A
  • 8:00-8:30 - Enjoy a post-talk discussion with other attendees and grab your last drink before the event concludes.

See below for upcoming Nat Geo Nights:

  • National Geographic Campus

Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: Tales from the Arctic
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Explore the extreme and rapidly shifting environment of the Arctic with photographer Katie Orlinsky, journalist Jennifer Kingsley, and wildlife ecologist Jeff Kerby.
Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: Edge of Existence
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Learn how Nat Geo Photo Ark EDGE Fellows are working to protect some of the most at-risk species featured in the National Geographic Photo Ark.
Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: Earth Innovation
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Hear from Microsoft and National Geographic AI for Earth Innovation grantees about how they are harnessing artificial intelligence to help create a more sustainable future.
Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: Africa's Last Wild Places
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Learn how the conservation strategy of nonprofit African Parks is bringing West Africa’s Pendjari National Park back from the brink.
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