Adults, It’s Your Turn to Play! Washington Pavilion Introduces NEW Adult Night Experience With Cosmos and Cocktails Event on January 25

January 22, 2024

Sioux Falls, SD — The Washington Pavilion is thrilled to introduce a new programming experience, offering adults (21+) the opportunity to explore the Kirby Science Discovery Center, Visual Arts Center and Wells Fargo CineDome & Sweetman Planetarium without the kiddos! Cosmos and Cocktails will take place on Thursday, January 25, 2024, from 6–8 p.m.

“We have been eager to introduce a unique experience like this for adults only, especially since the opening of our planetarium! It’s the perfect opportunity for anyone 21 and older to indulge their inner child and explore the wonders of our art and science museums — plus enjoy some fun, themed cocktails,” says Madelyn Grogan, Director of Programming, Education and Exhibits for Washington Pavilion Management, Inc. “We look forward to offering adult nights more regularly in the future!”

This exciting evening will include:

  • Unlimited access to the Kirby Science Discovery Center and Visual Arts Center
  • Specialty cocktails, wine and beer available for purchase
  • A special tour of the Visual Arts Center with our Lead Curator at 7 p.m.
  • Gourmet ice cream, fresh popcorn, candy and cold beverages at Parlour House
  • An exclusive 25-minute guided tour of “Winter Skies" in the Wells Fargo CineDome & Sweetman Planetarium featuring constellations, stars and deep-space objects of the northern hemisphere. Shows begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for the event are on sale now and available online or at the Box Office upon arrival. Ticket price includes museums access, one film showing and one drink ticket. For more information, visit

About Washington Pavilion Management, Inc. (WPMI)
Washington Pavilion Management, Inc. is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the largest arts organization in the state. The management company oversees and programs two historic City of Sioux Falls facilities: the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science and the Orpheum Theater Center. The company also provides professional management services, including administration, arts, science and educational programming; ticketing; event management; marketing; and more to other arts and nonprofit organizations. For information, please visit

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