Blast Off for a Mission to MOXI family-friendly party in Santa Barbara

Saturday, April 9 |  4-7 PM

  • MOXI’s Annual Member Party returns with special guests and tons of space-themed activities
  •  Tickets include food + non-alcoholic beverages. Wine/Beer/Cosmic Cocktails available for purchase
  • Discounted tickets for Members

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation invites members and friends for a “Mission to MOXI” party on April 9. Aspiring astronauts will have lots to launch into with space-themed activities throughout the museum. Make a solar system with beads, design + race mini-moon rovers, test flying saucers in the wind columns, make your own felt mission patches or construct constellation string art. Search the museum for hidden clues and check them off your space passport to earn prizes. DJ Gavin Roy will be spinning tunes on the rooftop dancefloor and moonwalk dance contest, guaranteed to rock your world.

The UCSB Experimental Cosmology Group will join in the fun and offer even more engaging activities including an asteroid + crater demonstration and a chance to add to a collaborative mural. (Cosmology is a branch of astronomy that deals with the origin, structure, and space-time relationships of the universe.)

Guests can enjoy out-of-this-world sliders, crostini, and hearty fare from Shalhoob Santa Barbara with nonalcoholic beverages, all included with tickets. Beer, wine, and cosmic cocktails will be available for purchase. Costumes are encouraged, but please leave blasters + other weapons at home.

Tickets are on sale now at and at the door. $20 Adults (age 18+), children $15 (ages 2-17). Members save $5 on each ticket, $15 adults, $10 children. Children under 2, FREE. Tickets include food + non-alcoholic beverages. Cosmic cocktails, beer + wine available for purchase (21+).

MOXI will be closing early on April 9 at 1 PM for general admission. All attendees must purchase a ticket to the Mission to MOXI event. MOXI no longer requires masks for guests while visiting the museum. We ask visitors to be vigilant in practicing good hygiene, and to please refrain from visiting if you are ill or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.

Not a member? No problem! Tickets are available to the public. Plus, we have a special offer going on now to new or re-joining members who join by March 31–we’re offering five guest passes to share with your family and friends in honor of our fifth anniversary. Contact or call 805.770.5000 x118 today to learn more and take advantage of this stellar deal.

About MOXI

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation® is dedicated to igniting learning through interactive experiences in science and creativity. MOXI is a Green Business Innovator, and serves guests of all ages through its hands-on exhibits and education programs. MOXI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization generously supported by its daily guests, members, facility rentals and donations from individuals, foundations and corporate partners. For more information, visit

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