The Happiest Hour

Wednesday, August 15
5:30–9:30 p.m.
The Strong, One Manhattan Square
Age 21 and older

Buy your tickets now—$15 online—past events have sold out early!

NEW! $3 discount for museum members!

VIP packages available for $150! VIP package includes four tickets to the Happiest Hour, a private table, concierge food service, 40 game tokens, and four tickets to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Play with a purpose at the Happiest Hour, a fundraiser to support The Strong. The Happiest Hour is The Strong’s after-hours event for adults only.

Join us for space cadet training and compete to earn badges, plus:

  • Dance party with DJ Naps
  • Lightsaber training and battles
  • Sci-fi costume contest
  • Arcade and pinball games
  • Cash bar and a sampling of snacks
  • Rockets, Robots, and Ray Guns exhibit
  • Special $3 admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden

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The Happiest Hour is presented by The Strong’s Play Makers Leadership Council, a volunteer group of young professionals. All proceeds from these events support The Strong’s educational mission and community outreach programs.

This event is made possible by these generous sponsors:

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The Happiest Hour is an after-hours fundraiser to benefit The Strong. Admission to this event is not covered by museum membership. Happiest Hour guests must be 21 years of age or older and provide valid photo ID prior to entry. Bar is cash only; ATMs are on site. Free parking is available in the museum lot on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchase tickets online or by phone at 585-263-2700.