Unleash the Fun and Creativity This Summer!

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Join us for a spectacular summer at The Tech Interactive in downtown San Jose. It’s going to be a carnival of hands-on STEAM activities, exciting workshops, and unforgettable events. Marvel at our kinetic carnival featuring 40,000 dominos, sing along to classic movie musicals on IMAX, or design a thrilling new roller coaster. There's something for everyone at our Summer Spectacular, where the AC is blasting, the ICEES are flowing, and the fun never ends!


Tech Topple: Kinetic Carnival July 9-13

We’re partnering with YouTube sensation Flash Domino and his group of chain reaction masterminds to build a record domino topple that will leave you in awe!

Kinetic Carnival

July 9-13

This year, the team is making a Kinetic Carnival, complete with thrill rides, midway games and more. Watch the artistic display come alive all week, and then see the final topple! Participate in open domino builds and see if you can topple the competition!

Domino Masters Workshops

You’re invited to participate in our guided Domino Masters Workshops. See if you can topple the competition.

Members Only Workshop

Sunday, July 7, 11 a.m.
Free for members
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Public Only Workshop

Sunday, July 7, 1 p.m. 
$5 Per Person
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Public & Members Workshop
Tuesday, July 9, 1 p.m.
Free for members, $5 pp non-members
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Domino Distraction

June 18 - July 14

In preparation for Tech Topple, come practice your domino-building skills with three tables of different domino design challenges. Ages 5+; under 10 accompanied by an adult.


Tech Flicks: Summer Movie Series

Enjoy beloved Hollywood classics like never before with our Tech Flicks Summer Movie Series. Purchase an evening ticket to see one of our family-friendly feature films this summer. Sing along, dance, and relive these timeless hits!

Despicable Me 4

July 3-18

Despicable Me 4

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Friday, Aug. 2

Tech Flicks: Daily Edu-Tainment Documentaries

Experience space's vast beauty and mystery, discover a world where innovation meets sustainability or kick back and enjoy some cool dinosaurs — all in our state-of-the-art IMAX Dome Theater. Best part? Your ticket includes free admission to any of our daily documentary films! Here is a sneak peek of some new and beloved edu-tainment movies premiering this summer.


Coming July 20

With leaps in CGI wizardry and revolutions in tyrannosaur paleontology over the past twenty-five years, the time has come to revisit rex in the world’s prestigious museum cinemas.


Big Top: Hands-On Activities & Workshops

Play, tinker, investigate, make and more in our rotating series of pop-up activities all around The Tech Interactive. Check Today at The Tech for locations and times.

Domino Distraction

June 18 - July 14

In preparation for Tech Topple, come practice your domino-building skills with three tables of different domino design challenges. Ages 5+; under 10 accompanied by an adult.

Bridgetopia Sponsored by Stanford Medicine Children’s Health

Opens June 18

Work together as an engineering team to design a transportable bridge to cross the divide between nearby islands. Each island has unique terrain that must be considered, can you create a solution for each one?

Tightrope Walkers

July 16 - Aug. 18

Consider the physics that happens inside of a circus tent! Discover the challenges of walking a tightrope with this hands-on design activity. Explore the concepts of balance and weight while you design and build a device to help a tightrope walker make it safely across the circus tent.

Buster's Magical Midway

June 20 - Aug. 18

Buster's Magical Midway

Come one, come all and join The Tech’s longtime resident robot, Ringmaster Buster, for his Magical Midway in New Venture Hall! 

Try your hand at classic carnival games such as ring toss, cornhole, skee ball and more – you may even walk away with a prize! Whether you come for the games or the prizes (or both!), the whole family is in for a magical time. See you at the Midway!

Frozen Sing-Along

Saturday, July 20 | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Frozen Sing-Along

It may be hot outside but it’s going to be extra cool in New Venture Hall, which will be transformed into a magical icy world for our very own Disney’s FROZEN Sing-Along in partnership with Broadway San Jose! Belt out your favorite tunes and dance along with Elsa, Anna, and Olaf. It'll be an icy blast of fun for the whole family with FROZEN themed activities. Costumes encouraged! Free with museum admission!

Plus, all attendees will be entered to win a family 4-pack of tickets to see Disney’s FROZEN, the Tony Award-nominated musical at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Special Workshops



Solar S'mores Workshop - Saturday, Aug. 3: Harness the power of the sun to make delicious treats. Design and build your own personal solar oven, which you will then use to roast up some decadent s’mores! 

Roller Coaster Lab

Physics of Roller Coasters - Saturday, Aug.  17: Dive into the thrilling world of roller coaster design and learn the physics behind the fun. 


Tech-Tastic Summer Pass

Purchase a Tech-Tastic Summer Pass and give you unlimited visits to The Tech Interactive ALL summer long, and the full year after that! The pass pays for itself in just two visits, and you’ll get these added bonuses:

  • Invitations to members-only events: Get on the VIP list for previews of new IMAX movies, workshops inspired by our featured exhibits and experiences, and more.
  • Discounts at the gift shop and cafe: Because who doesn’t love a sweet treat or a Squishmallow after a visit? All Summer Pass members save an extra 10% on dining and shopping at The Tech Interactive! 
  • Discounted admission for guests: Half-off admission (including an educational IMAX film) for your guests.
  • Reciprocal Admission: Free or discounted admission to more than 300 science and technology centers worldwide.

Use promo code SUMMERPASS to receive a $15 off discount on Family memberships for four or six guests.
Cannot be combined with any other offers. Offer good through August 18. 

Discover, create, and play this summer at The Tech Interactive. We can't wait to see you there!

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