About the Festival
To inspire and connect our community with the power of science and technology happening in Nevada.
Celebrate the many ways science and technology touch our everyday lives and shape our future, broaden public access to informal learning environments, create meaningful direct interactions between scientists and the general public and inspire the workforce of the future.
- Engage the public with all aspects of science and technology.
- Provide opportunities for interactions between STEM professionals and the general public.
Build a Curious Community
- Foster interest in, understanding of, and public discourse of STEM concepts.
- Celebrate and inspire curiosity!
- Expand the community of science enthusiasts across race, gender, income, geography, and age.
Highlight Northern Nevada
- Highlight Northern Nevada as a leader in innovation, creating a greater public awareness of science and technology in our region.
- Support pathways for educational advancement in STEM specific to Nevada’s workforce needs.
The Northern Nevada Science & Technology Festival is a week-long community celebration of the innovation happening in our region. The festival will inspire and connect our community with the power of science and technology through hands-on school programs as well as a series of free, family-friendly events hosted by well-known formal and informal educational organizations throughout Northern Nevada.