This open bar event features cocktails mixed with awe-inspiring science


It’s one of the city’s most dazzling drinking events: The Science of Cocktails pairs some of Vancouver’s most accomplished mixologists with the wow-factor of physics, chemistry, and biology for an epic open bar night to remember.

Science of Cocktails 2018 (Photo courtesy Science World)

The last time you took a science course the materials were probably not as enticing as what’s on offer at the Science of Cocktails: 25 drink stations helmed by pro bartenders, each set to create something with some serious cool components, all inspired by science.

This popular annual event held at Science World is a fundraiser that helps get thousands of underserved school kids the chance to explore the fun learning venue, as all proceeds support the Science World Class Field Trip Bursary Program.

This is a terrific opportunity to have an incredible night out at a unique venue, and enjoy cocktails from the talented minds behind the stick at popular Vancouver watering holes like The Keefer Bar, The Diamond, Clough Club, Fairmont Pacific Rim, and many more.

Plus, the drinks are served alongside gourmet bites from some of Vancouver’s best catering groups and restaurants, like The Dirty Apron, The Lazy Gourmet, Glowbal Group, and more.

While the general admission tickets to this hands-on evening of food and drink are gone, there are still VIP tickets available.

Science of Cocktails

When: Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 8 pm-midnight
Where: Science World – 1455 Quebec St., Vancouver
Tickets: Available online

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome. A fifth generation Vancouverite, she was previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of Lindsay grew up in Vancouver and Toronto, then spent over 20 years in Los Angeles, where SHE (look no typo!) earned her Masters in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: