Special Events

Thanksgiving Week Fun

Monday, November 20, 2017

9AM - 5PM

The Museum will be open the Monday before Thanksgiving! Join us for Thanksgiving and autumn-themed Story Times and activities at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.

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Holiday Drop Off Night

Monday, December 18, 2017

3PM - 7PM

PLEASE NOTE: This event is open to Museum Members only.

Need time to sneak away from the kids for some last-minute holiday shopping? SCM is offering a Member-Exclusive Polar Express themed Holiday Drop-Off Night! Drop off your children at SCM in their pajamas for a night of Museum play, viewing of the children's classic “The Polar Express,” and snacks, crafts, and activities inspired by the movie. Dinner will be served. Children must be potty-trained to attend.

Registration is $20/one Member Child, and $15/each additional Member Child.

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Who Year

DAYTIME ACTIVITIES: Sunday, December 31

12PM - 4PM

Join us during the day for our Who Year New Year celebration! Every hour on the hour starting at 12 p.m., join us for bubble stomps to ring in the New Year around the world. We'll also have noise-maker making in the Art Studio and more! All daytime Who Year activities are included with Museum admission.

PLEASE NOTE: The Museum will close at 4 p.m. on Dec. 31 to get ready for our New Year's Eve Party!


NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY: Sunday, December 31

9PM - 12:15AM

Then in the evening, we are hosting our second annual Who Year New Year’s Eve Party! Festivities will go from 9 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. and will include dancing, continued noise maker-making and bubble stomps, games, light refreshments, and Museum play, culminating in a New Year's countdown. Registration for our New Year's Eve Party is $5/Members and $7.50/Non-Members.

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Inspire!

SAVE THE DATE: MAY 16, 2018

Please join Sacramento Children's Museum for the fifth annual Inspire! Each spring, SCM honors an inspirational woman for the work she has done to make a positive impact on the lives of young children in the Sacramento area. The 2018 honoree is no exception. We are excited to announce that the 2018 Inspire! nominee is Kellie Randle, Director of Community Relations, Randle Communications. Her philanthropy is truly inspiring and we are looking forward to an incredible evening celebrating her work. This year's event includes our signature table-top design competition, dinner, a silent auction and a look inside the museum. 

Tables on sale now. Limited individual tickets go on sale in 2018.

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