When is Science Alive?

Science Alive! runs from 9am-5pm on 4-5 August 2018.


Where is Science Alive held?

Science Alive‘s main event will take place at the Adelaide Showground, a five-minute drive out of Adelaide’s CBD. Information on the location of the satallite events can be found here.


Where should I park?

There are multiple carparking spaces available at the Adelaide Showground, the closest of which is the North West Car Park, accesable via Rose Tce. Further information can be be found via the Adelaide Showground website.


Do I need to buy tickets for the Lockheed Martin Theatre shows?

No, all performances at the Lockheed Martin Theatre are included in the price of your entry ticket. You don’t need to book ahead.


How can schools get involved?

Each year, Science Alive! holds a preview event at the Adelaide Showground for schools and students from years 7-12. If your school is interested in attending, please see our Careers Day page for details.


Can I attend the Science Alive Careers Day even if I am not in years 7-12?

Unfortunately, no, the Careers Day is soley for years 7-12. For students below year 7, we would encourage you to attend on the weekend.


Can my child use their Children’s University passport at Science Alive?

Yes, Science Alive! is officially a Children’s University accredited learning destination – be sure the visit the information booth to get it stamped off!


Will food and drinks be available at the event?

There will be food and drinks available at the Showground for purchase, both from Showground outlets and from various food trucks. More information will be available regarding specific vendors closer to the event date.


Is the a Prayer Room I will be able to use during Science Alive?

Yes, there will be a Prayer Room available for use in the south-eastern office of the Jubilee Pavilion. If you need any assistance, please ask at the Information Booth.


Is there a Parent’s Room I will be able to use during Science Alive?

There are parenting rooms in the Atrium Plaza and the northern Jubilee Pavilion toilets which have baby change facilities. All disabled and special needs toilets include a fold down nappy change table. Microwaves are available in the parenting rooms. If you need any assistance, please ask at the Information Booth.


Can I bring my pet to Science Alive?

Sorry, only hearing and seeing guide dogs and animals that are approved as part of the event are permitted within the event.


How can I be part of Science Alive?

If you would like to become a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact Brian Haddy via enquiries@sciencealivesa.org.au.


Sounds great! Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets will be available from 11 June 2018. For more information regarding ticketing, including ticket prices, please see our ticket page.