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Crystal Bridges Event Calendar

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art offers a wide range of activities for all ages and interests.
Use our interactive museum calendar to find what fits your schedule and plan your visit!

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Light Night

Get your glow sticks ready for our seventh annual Light Night festival! Guests of all ages are invited to explore an illuminated wonderland of creativity, lights, music, and dance around Leo Villareal’s Buckyball

Live music features AQUEOUS and Frisson on the main stage, DJ Classy B from Kiss FM, and a family show at 7:30 pm with Spaghetti Eddie. Discover playful art installations with the Valley of the Giants by artist Mari Hidalgo King and interactive works by talented local artists. Enjoy fire dancers, glow artmaking, a black light graffiti wall, food trucks, and more. 

Kick off Light Night with a happy hour and glow bike ride at Bike Rack Brewery from 6-7:30 pm. Prizes will be awarded for the best light-decorated bikes. 

Free, no registration required. 

Sponsored by JTH Productions. Special thanks to our collaborators Deadhead Productions, Bike Rack Brewery, KOBV 103.7 Radio, and the Amazeum.


Music Lineup:

7:30-8:15 pm Spaghetti Eddie’s Rocking Family Show at the Buckyball

8:00-9:15 pm Frisson at the Main Stage

8:30-11 pm DJ Classy B at the Buckyball

9:30-11 pm Thumpasaurus at the Main Stage


Local collaborators, partners and artist installations:


Bike Rack Brewing Co.

Deadhead Productions

JTH Productions

KOBV 103.7 Radio

Mari Hildago’s Valley of the Giants

Kellen Carroll, Snapnart

Justin Camerer

Brian Bailey

Kat Wilson

Sacred Somatics Circus Arts

JoAnn Kaminsky


Where can I park my car?

There will be limited parking at Light Night. Visitors can park in lots at the Amazeum, Orchards Park, or Memorial Park Tennis Courts. A shuttle service will run from the Orchards Park off John DeShields Blvd to the Amazeum lot during the course of the event.


What about bike parking?

Four bike racks will be available at Light Night. Join us for the Light Night Happy Hour Bike Ride!

Can I bring my dog?

Well-behaved dogs on leashes are allowed, but be aware, Light Night includes light experiences that many dogs might not enjoy.  


Will there be food and drinks?

Eleven’s bar will be back selling beer, wine, and Coke products. 

Food trucks lined up so far are:

High South on a Roll (our Crystal Bridges truck!)


The Dough Zone

Persephonē’s on Wheels

Dondi’s Food with Attitude

Local (moh-tiv)

Kona Ice 

Pedal Pops



August 31, 2019
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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