SCI’s Big Blast

Get ready to ignite your passion for science and support a great cause at the Science Center of Iowa's BIG BLAST annual fundraising event! 

Join us on Saturday, August 24, from 6-10 p.m. for an unforgettable evening of discovery, entertainment, and philanthropy.   

Unleash your inner scientist as you explore interactive exhibits, enjoy delicious food and drinks, and mingle with fellow science enthusiasts. From thrilling experiments to dazzling demonstrations, this event promises excitement at every turn.

By attending SCI’s BIG BLAST, you're not only treating yourself to a night of fun, but you're also making a meaningful contribution to the Science Center's mission of inspiring curiosity and fostering a love of science in our community.

Mark your calendar, gather your friends, and secure your tickets now for the Science Center of Iowa's BIG BLAST annual fundraising event. Let's make this a night to remember in support of science education for all!

The Early Bird catches the savings!

Secure your spot at the Science Center of Iowa's BIG BLAST annual fundraising event for less with our Early Bird pricing on tickets available until June 30.

Early bird pricing deadlines:

By May 31: $100 off each ticket.
By June 30: $50 off each ticket.

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Become an SCI BIG BLAST Sponsor

Join the Science Center of Iowa’s annual fundraising event – SCI's BIG BLAST – to support our mission: to engage and inspire Iowans along their journey of lifelong science learning. This mission-critical event provides funds to help us engage more than 200,000 people in science learning through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, special events, workshops, outreach programs and camps every year.




Presenting Sponsors

  • David & Susan Grant
    David & Susan Grant
  • Kemin Industries
    Kemin Industries
  • Nationwide

Elemental Sponsors

  • Corteva Agriscience
    Corteva Agriscience
  • Mell Meredith Frazier
    Mell Meredith Frazier
  • MidAmerican Energy Company
    MidAmerican Energy Company
  • Riley Resource Group
    Riley Resource Group

Supporting Sponsors

  • Bankers Trust
    Bankers Trust
  • Des Moines University
    Des Moines University
  • Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
    Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
  • Holmes Murphy & Associates
    Holmes Murphy & Associates
  • Keck Parking
    Keck Parking
  • McGough
  • McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC
    McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC
  • Poindexter Flooring
    Poindexter Flooring