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Maryland Science Center
June 22, 8pm - 12am
How Much
$170 · Members: $85
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Solstice is an evening of celebrating our many education programs—and supporting the especially amazing young minds we serve.

Dance the night away and celebrate the Maryland Science Center’s education and outreach programs at Solstice, MSC’s annual fundraiser. Solstice is a 21+ event and is held on the Saturday closest to the Summer Solstice; this year, the event will be on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Event Highlights

  • Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 8:00pm until Midnight
  • All-inclusive moveable feast, an open bar featuring signature cocktails, live music, silent auction
  • Valet parking included
  • The Science Center’s annual event to benefit its education and outreach programs

Eat, Drink, Dance

An all-inclusive moveable feast waits as guests stroll from station to station sampling delicious food and signature libations. Eight Past Midnight will be setting the musical scene for the evening, so strap on your dancing shoes and get ready to party!  Or, take in stunning views of Baltimore City from our rooftop terrace while enjoying cocktails and vintage beats by DJ Rob Macy.

Silent Auction

Back this year: Mobile Auction Bidding. Bid on vacations, sports memorabilia, jewelry, artwork, and more. View and make bids here or follow the instructions below to bid directly from your phone.

  1. Download the Handbid App from your phone’s App Store or Play Store.
  2. Click ‘get started’ and create a new account.
  3. Enter the 5 digit pin number that is texted to your phone.
  4. Select Solstice 2019 auction.
  5. Swipe left to view and bid on items!


Individual tickets are $170 per ticket or $85 per member. You can purchase tickets here.

Tickets are now half-off through Groupon!

What to Wear

Cocktail party attire suggested—jackets encouraged, ties optional, and of course, dresses that impress. Please click here to view photos from Solstice 2018.

Sponsor Information

Interested in supporting the Maryland Science Center and science education through a sponsorship at Solstice? Contact Marty Perreault at 410-545-5970 or Or, view our Solstice Sponsor Packet for more information.

The Maryland Science Center is a charitable non-profit 501(c)(3) organization under IRS Regulations and gifts are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

A copy of the current financial statement of The Maryland Science Center [registered as the Maryland Academy of Sciences] is available by writing 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 or by calling (410) 685-2370. Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5534.

For additional information about the event, phone 410-545-5970.