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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.
Special Kids Nights
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. Snacks are included, along with themed sensory activities and extra staff support! Registration is required for these events. Click the buttons below to sign up.
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!
Save the Date!
Sunday, November 3, 2019
10:00a-12:00p or 2:00p-4:00p
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, pizza-themed crafts and activities, 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!
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, paint-your-own-face station, a photo booth, parachute playtime confetti extravaganza and a massive celebration around the Bitty City clock tower as we countdown to NOON!
Save the Date!
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Free with Museum membership or admission!
Royal Tea Party
Bitty Breakfast on the Farm!
Rise ‘n’ shine with us to celebrate June Dairy Month! We’ll have a tasty and hearty breakfast, petting zoo with chickens, goats and baby calves, face painting, fun farm activities and opportunities to learn about the different ways to appreciate our rich agriculture industry every day! Tickets are just $10 a person, $15 for non-members, and include a full day's admission as well!
Downtown Block Party!
Join the Children's Museum of Eau Claire for a FREE family festival full of fun and learning! The Downtown Block Party will take place on the intersection of E. Grand Avenue and S. Barstow Street, just outside the Museum. You'll enjoy a wide variety of:
- Jumbo games and our Imagination Playground blue blocks on PLAY Street
- Science experiments and robot demos on STEAM Street
- Music performances from area artists on SHOW Stage
- Tours through city and emergency vehicles on SAFETY Street, and
- Tasty treats from vendors on TREAT Street!
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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 kindergartner! 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, new kindergartners and their families receive FREE admission to this event. (Homeschoolers are invited, too!)