Hack The House

An engineering challenge for youth, ages 14-21.


Dive into the extravaganza! Unearth the magic behind each experiment, entertainer, exhibit, and eccentric escapade.


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Tick-tock goes the clock! Plan your adventure through our fantastical timeline of wonders.


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To work jointly with others or together, especially in an intellectual endeavor.

Collaboration is the secret sauce of Beakerhead. So don’t be shy, apply to present whatcha already got or want to create together for 2023.


The eclectic array of workshops, shows, tours and community happenings that occur during the annual festival are often born in collaboration with external presenters and event partners. Are you a performer or entertainer with a side of science in your show? Have an idea for an interactive workshop that smashes up often unconnected notions?

Cirque Du Soleil
Mirror Man

Community Events

Hosting a community event that aligns with Beakerhead? Share with Beakerhead an event you want to collab together on. Beakerhead can’t do it all but if you don’t share your idea there will be no opportunity to mix up some magic together.

Email and:

  • Tell us about yourself and the organization
  • Share a description of your event
  • Explain why you think your event is a good fit with Beakerhead
Lab Coat Dancing