USA Science & Engineering Festival sponsored by Lockheed Martin – FREE event in Washington, DC April 26-27

The third USA Science & Engineering Festival is set to kick off this weekend, on Saturday, April 26 through Sunday, April 27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. This will be a fun, entertaining, educational, and FREE event, open to all ages.

“There will be stuff for the mildly curious to the science professional, and from the toddler to the grandparent,” says Larry Bock, Founder of the festival.

There will be over 3,000 hands-on activities and over 150 stage shows. There will also be booths with information on scholarships, internships, jobs, and more. Special guests include Bill Nye the Science Guy, Mike Rowe from Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs, and others (see below).

Other highlights:

  • Grammy Award winning group They Might Be Giants
  • Moneyball’s Paul Depodesta
  • Miss California and Miss America runner up Crystal Lee
  • National Geographic Brain Games illusionist Apollo Robbins
  • Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar
  • Science Channel’s Chris Hackett
  • Extreme Athletes: Maya Gabeira, Chris Lieto, and Tao Berman
  • Design Squad’s Nate Ball
  • Dancing with the Stars and Wonder Years actress Danica McKellar
  • Tech Evangelist David Pogue
  • Futurist Michio Kaku
  • Curious George, The Cat in the Hat, and Sid the Science Kid
  • Inspirational role models like Travis Mills and Amanda Boxtel
  • Cast Members of The Big Bang Theory, House, and Breaking Bad
  • Nobel Laureates
  • NASA and private space flight astronauts
  • Titanic explorer David Gallo
  • and 125 MORE

For more information on the event, visit or watch the video here: