Escape Velocity Fair & Exhibition


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Dedicated to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math education (STEAM) via science fiction and popular culture, the Escape Velocity Fair & Exhibition returns to DC for its fourth year!

This weekend-long event, May 24-26, 2019, is provided by The Museum of Science Fiction and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and guaranteed to bring entertaining and educational opportunities by way of a futuristic fair.

What: Escape Velocity Fair & Exhibition
When: May 24-26, 2019; find the time(s) here
Where: Gaylord National Resort, 201 Waterfront St., Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Event Details: Find them here

Dominique Tipper, Anwan Glover, Dan Curry, and Gigi Edgley are just a few of the VIPs who will be in attendance, alongside a full-scale replica of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Guests will also enjoy the science fiction prop replica construction competition, speakers, the DC Stunt Coalition Demo, and many more programs throughout the three-day event.

A variety of ticket options are available online, including single and multi-day passes; children 10-years-old and younger receive free admission.

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Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last-minute cancellations; always confirm by calling/clicking.


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