Welcome Back Wildcats!

Aug. 30, 2019

The new school year is about to begin at the University of Arizona! To welcome UA students, faculty, and staff back to campus, Flandrau will host Welcome Back Wildcats!a three-day-weekend of special activities, prize drawings, and special pricing. Come in to win!

The University of Arizona leads the way in so many fields of science. At Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium, we tell the stories of UA’s science achievements, the stories that set UA apart. We invite the campus community to come explore all the science we have to offer, from Sharks to Space, and kick off the new academic year!

Special Pricing
For all Catcard holders: Only $4 for exhibits and $4 for planetarium shows! Plus, each Catcard holder can bring up to 3 family members or guests for the same low price on exhibits and shows. Join the fun from Friday, August 30 to Sunday, September 1.

Prize Drawings
Come in to win! To welcome the whole UA community from students to staff, and their friends and families, we’ll have prize drawings for tickets, gift certificates, and other goodies. All UA visitors can enter the drawings during the weekend.

Many of our regional partners – the Desert Museum, Main Gate Square, Biosphere 2, Bookmans, the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab, and others  – will offer Gift Certificates and Tickets for the prize drawings! Visitors submit their prize tickets to their top choices at Flandrau whenever they come to visit (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) and on Monday we’ll pick the tickets for each prize and contact the winners!

Games and Activities
For extra fun, we’ll offer student-friendly games like Saturn’s ring-toss, cornhole, and leap toad on Friday and Saturday from 6-9pm on (Aug 30-31) and on Sunday (Sept 1) from 1-4pm. 

Join the fun Welcome Back Wildcats! at Flandrau – cool science on a hot day!