Immerse Yourself in Adventure
SIGNATURE EVENTS AT CMEC
CMEC hosts a variety of signature, highly-anticipated special events each year, offering magical experiences for the whole family. Make sure to snag your tickets before they sell out! Tickets go on sale approximately one month prior to each event.
Click the image to download CMEC's 2018 Signature Events Calendar!
Special Kids Nights 2017
For children with special needs, visiting the Museum can prove difficult on a typical day. These truly special events offer families a safe and soothing environment where the Museum is closed to the public, giving kids with special needs a special night! Special Kids Nights are FREE for kids with special needs and their families. Dinner is included, along with themed sensory activities and extra staff support! Registration is required for these events.
Save the date(s)!
Princess Tea Party
The Children’s Museum of Eau Claire cordially invites you to attend the 6th annual Princess Tea Party! Your attendance is requested for royal tea and dainty treats, princess hairstyles, visits with real princesses, a princess dance lesson, magical crafts, splendiferous goody bags and unlimited play in the “Kingdom” (aka the Children’s Museum). Princess attire is always admired but never required!
Save the Date!
Who has the best pizza in the Chippewa Valley? That's up to YOU! Grab the kids and come hungry for Pizza Fest, a fun and family-friendly event, hosted by the Children's Museum of Eau Claire! Feast on a night filled with games, special activities and a whole lotta pizza pie. Proceeds help support the Museum's Play-for-All Program. Your ticket includes all-you-can-eat pizza from all over the Chippewa Valley, unlimited trips to the Bitty Beverage Bar, free face painting and brilliant balloon animals, plus unlimited play on all 3 levels of the Children's Museum! Best of all, you'll have the chance to vote for "The Cheesiest," "The Sauciest," and your personal favorite!
Countdown to Kindergarten
Is your child getting ready to enter Kindergarten this year? Then it's time to celebrate starting school! Visit the Children's Museum of Eau Claire for this special celebration, just for your up-and-coming school-ager! Hop on a real school bus, get moving at recess, practice a morning meeting, sign up for a library card, snap a first-day-of-school pic in the photo booth and more! Best of all, rising kindergartners and their families receive FREE admission to this event. (Homeschoolers are invited, too!)
Countdown to Kindergarten 2017 brought to you by
Superhero Power Party
Give your little superhero a mighty mission that’s just their size! Enjoy a “super” lunch featuring hero sandwiches and kryptonite krispies, try the obstacle course, fantastic face painting and badge-making station, then vanquish the villains and meet real superheroes!
NOON Year's Eve!
Ring in the new year the kid-friendly way...no extended bedtime required! Featuring our most popular sparkly science, colorful noisemakers, the almost world-famous paint-your-own-face station, a photo booth, parachute playtime confetti extravaganza and a sparkling juice toast around the Bitty City clock tower as we countdown to NOON!
Save the Date!
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Free with General Admission or Membership
Family Free Nights 2017
Thanks to Group Health Cooperative Eau Claire, everybody gets FREE admission to the Children’s Museum! Explore the exhibits, make a project in the Art Café or stop by any one of the themed activities.
Save the Dates!
Lost in Spaaaace!
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Party 'Til the Cows Come Home!
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Sunday, September 17
Wisconsin to Waikiki!
Thursday, December 21