The Cambridge Science Festival welcomes 100,000 curious adults and families across ten days with cool, hands-on events and opportunities to meet incredible scientists and researchers in our community. We need your help make it all possible! Host an event, join the Science Carnival and Robot Zoo, or volunteer a few hours of your time.

Join our incredible community of supporters! Email MaryCat Boyett to learn more. We are 100% funded by our sponsors. Participating for-profit companies are expected to support the Cambridge Science Festival.

Host a Festival Event

From lab tours and cutting-edge cancer research to the science of cocktails, Cambridge Science Festival is all about connecting scientists with the public to spark curiosity and share exciting local research.

Interested in offering an event? Our Call for Entries is now open!

Present a Science Carnival Booth

On Saturday, April 18, 2020  over 100 groups will offer fun, hands-on STEAM activities. This free annual event welcomes approximately 10,000 people to make liquid nitrogen ice cream, control robots, mix slime, test lab equipment, try out VR and much more!

Want to be a part of it? Let us know you’re interested and we’ll reach out when we start planning.


We couldn’t run the Festival without the enthusiasm and hard work of hundreds of dedicated volunteers.

Want to be contacted to help out with the 2020 Festival? Let us know!