Happiest Hour

Thursday, August 15, 2024
5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
$22 per person
****Tickets on sale July 1, 2024****
Tickets must be purchased online. Capacity is limited.
This event sells out quickly. Once tickets are gone, they are gone!


The Happiest Hour is a fundraiser for The Strong. Your ticket purchase supports The Strong’s community outreach and education programs. Thank you for your support!

Know Before You Go

- Valid photo ID showing date of birth is required for entry. Copies or pictures of your ID will not be accepted. You must be 21+ to attend.
- All guests are subject to metal detector screening.
- Security officers will check all bags. Backpacks and large bags are not permitted.
- Smoking, including vaping and e-cigarettes, is not permitted anywhere on museum property.
- Guests who leave the building will not be readmitted.
- Food is available for purchase from Bill Gray's and The Strong food court until 9 p.m. Outside food and beverages are not allowed.
- Last entry to the museum is 9 p.m.
- Last entry to the High-Rise ropes course and butterfly garden is 8:30 p.m. (additional ticket required).

The fee to park in The Strong garage is $5. The fee will be collected as you enter the garage. Please have your credit card or exact change ready.

Butterfly Garden Add-on

Enter a lush rain forest environment and walk among hundreds of brilliantly colored, free-flying tropical and native butterflies in the only year-round indoor butterfly garden in upstate New York. $6 additional. Last entry to the butterfly garden is 8:30 p.m.

Ropes Climbing Courses Add-on

Suspended above the museum’s carousel atrium, adults and kids alike can traverse beams and balance obstacles, maneuver ropes and wobbly bridges, and leap off a zipline platform. $8 additional. Last entry to the ropes course is 8:30 p.m.

Mark your calendar for the next Happiest Hour!

- Thursday, December 5, 2024 (on sale October 5, 2024)

MEMBERS: Click here to purchase member Happiest Hour Tickets
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Happiest Hour
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8/15/2024 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
$22.00
Happiest Hour + Butterfly (Age 21+) Butterfly garden closes at 8:30 p.m.
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Happiest Hour + High Rise (Age 21+, must be between 48" and 6'8" tall and less than 300lb. Footwear must be closed toe and closed back. No crocs, sandals, open toe, or backless shoes. No skirts or dresses.) Wear sneakers! Ropes course closes at 8:30 p.m.
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Happiest Hour + Butterfly + High Rise (Age 21+, must be between 48" and 6'8" tall and less than 300lb. Footwear must be closed toe and closed back. No crocs, sandals, open toe, or backless shoes. No skirts or dresses.) Wear sneakers! Ropes course and butterfly garden close at 8:30 p.m.
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(1) Happiest Hour High Rise
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