Pixelmania: A Minecraft Celebration

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We dig Minecraft at the Connecticut Science Center! Join us for Minecraft-inspired activities including Live Science, paper crafts, and a special character appearance by Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob Squarepants. We’ll bring the game to life with activities that will delight Minecraft fans of all ages. Tickets are on sale now. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended.

Pixelmania Gallery Activities:

Included with General Admission, Spectator Admission and Tournament Registration

  • Make your own Pizza Box Solar Oven
  • Play with a Giant Nintendo Controller
  • Cubelets – Programmable Robotic Cubes
  • Gaming Floor – Get hands on with Minecraft
  • Meet Pikachu
  • Meet Spongebob Squarepants
  • Augmented Reality Sandbox – Presented by our Teen Innovators
  • Brain Burst – Presented by our Teen Innovators
  • LIVE! Gallery Science Activities
  • Minecraft Photo Booth
  • Mining for Elements Scavenger Hunt
  • Much More!

Note: All activities are subject to change and availability.

Creeper Carnival:

Carnival activities will be outside on the plaza. Most Activities will require Tokens to play. Tokens can be purchased on-site at the Carnival.

  • DJ Austin Dailey – With Games, Prizes, Giveaways & More!
  • MineCRAFTS – Make some fun game inspired trinkets
  • Creeper Run – Giant inflatable obstacle course
  • Carnival Games – Minecraft inspired
  • Dunk a Zombie – Dunk Tank
  • Face Painting
  • Much More!

Note: Most Carnival activities will require 1 or 2 tokens to play. All activities are subject to change and availability.

Carnival Tokens:

Tokens can be purchased on-site Science Center Members: $2/token or $10 for 6 Non-Members: $3/token or $10 for 4

Note: Tokens are non-refundable after purchase and can only be redeemed towards select Creeper Carnival activities on the plaza at the Pixelmania event August 13 and 14, 2016. Tokens carry no cash value after the carnival/event has ended if unused.

Pixelmania Minecraft Tournament Sessions:

Each day of Tournament play is independent. All three rounds of tournament play will occur between 9:30am and 5pm. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the session time you registered for. You will not need to be present or available both days to participate. Choose the day and time that best works for you. Please keep in mind however that if you make it into the final round of Tournament play, that round will not begin until 4:30pm. Click here for tournament progression and prizes.

General Tournament Registration includes:

  • Tournament Play
  • General Admission to the Connecticut Science Center & Pixelmania activities
  • Opportunity to win hundreds of dollars in prizes
  • Event T-Shirt
  • Certificate of Participation
  • 1 free Token (Creeper Carnival)
  • $12 Spectator Tickets (purchased when you register)
  • Access to Semi-Final & Final Rounds in the Theater (subject to capacity limitations)

Are you a Science Member, then includes:

  • All general tournament  registration inclusions
  • 2 free Tokens (Creeper Carnival)
  • Free Spectator Tickets (up to the level of Membership) –  $12/person if additional

Note: You must present your valid Science Center Membership Card at registration on Tournament day to receive these benefits.

Click here to enter enter the tournament.

Spectator registration includes:

  • General Admission to the Connecticut Science Center and Pixelmania activities
  • Access to Semi-Final & Final Rounds in the Theater (subject to capacity limitations)
  • Click here to buy spectator tickets.

Please note: Science Center Members do not need to purchase General Admission tickets to the event (you get free admission up to the level of your membership) but will need to register as a tournament player and pay to compete in the Minecraft Tournament part of the event.