The Festival Stage Shows are some of the best attractions during the Expo weekend. Visit our stage show page for details on stage show times and locations including how you can build your own personal Festival schedule!

Attendees can get ready for incredible stage show performances like:

Mars Or Bust With NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan

The first humans to set foot on Mars? NASA’s Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan has an overview of NASA’s journey to Mars, with the goal of putting humans on the Red Planet in the 2030s. How will we get there and what are the unique challenges of living on Mars? Will we grow potatoes as Mark Watney did in ‘The Martian?’ Dr. Stofan breaks it down, takes your questions, and explains how YOU can get involved in the mission of a lifetime.

Erik Weihenmayer: Living A No Barriers Life

What if adversity weren’t the enemy? Join blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer on his quest to harness adversity, redefine expectations, and live a life without barriers. In this session, find out why you don’t need perfect sight to have a powerful vision.

ENERGIZE STEM…Using The Superpowers Of Hip-Hop Music And Kinesthetic Learning!

ENERGIZE STEM…Using The Superpowers Of Hip-Hop Music And Kinesthetic Learning to inspire students to achieve their maximum learning potential in STEM, Grand Hank’s creative, out-of-the-box approach provides audiences with first-hand strategies and techniques through Event-Based Instruction. This high-energy, interactive presentation is designed to pique the interest of students and create a winning formula to help move students towards careers in STEM.

Don’t Try This At Home – The Wonders Of Science With Science Bob

Science Bob is a science teacher that has shared his love for science on TV shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Dr. Oz Show, and Live With Regis & Kelly. Now he brings his science demos to the USA Science & Engineering Festival. He’ll present some experiments that you can try at home, and some you definitely shouldn’t try at home. From fountains of foam to giant nitrogen clouds, stop by to see how science can be fun and inspiring.