Chandler SciTech Festival
Every February, Chandler celebrates the exploration of invention. The Chandler SciTech Festival showcases the businesses, artists, students and innovators in the community as Chandler participates in the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival.
These free events offer unique opportunities for residents to explore the discoveries and science engineered in their own backyard.
Mark your calendars for Chandler's 7th Annual SciTech Festival Events
Family Flicks Art Walk
Stay tuned for more information on the 2018 event!
Chandler's Science Saturday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018
Downtown Chandler, 178 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Chandler uses 'sneaky science' by entertaining the whole family while explaining how science is important to daily life. Check out interactive demonstrations and by Chandler’s technology companies along with the next generation of science from ASU, UofA, and TechShop at the Chandler Innovation Center.
Just a few of the highlight from this year include:
- Rocket launch: Orbital ATK
See how Orbital ATK puts rockets into space with this hands on rocket-launching demo. Orbital ATK also is hosting a special guest, former four-time NASA Shuttle Astronaut Brian Duffy from noon-3 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to head to the Downtown Stage from 1-2 p.m. to hear Colonel Duffy speak about his experience in space, how to pursue a career with NASA and what's next with America’s next generation of space exploration.
- Computer science: Intel will feature Makey Makey/Sparkfun kits and activities regarding fundamental basics of computer science. Stop by and engage in the fun!
- Crime scene and fingerprinting: City of Chandler Police Department
Solve the mystery at this interactive mock crime scene, o