The Happiest Hour

Wednesday, August 23
5:30–9:30 p.m.
The Strong, One Manhattan Square
Age 21 and older

Buy your tickets now—past events have sold out early! $17 online.
VIP packages available for $150! VIP package include four tickets to the Happiest Hour, skip-the-line- entry, 40 game tokens, a private table, and a VIP food station.
Play with a purpose at the Happiest Hour, a fundraiser to support The Strong. The Happiest Hour is The Strong’s after-hours event for adults only. Enjoy a sampling of delicious bar-style snacks courtesy of Marshall Street Bar and Grill and cash bars featuring the local beers of Roc Brewing Co. while exploring two floors of hands-on, interactive exhibits, including the new Have a Ball.
The night includes:

  • Summer camp inspired competitions and crafts
  • Dance party with DJ Naps
  • Duels led by Rochester Fencing Club
  • Special admission of only $3 to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden

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The Happiest Hour is presented by The Strong Play Makers Leadership Council, a volunteer group of young professionals. All proceeds from this event support The Strong’s educational mission and community outreach programs.

This event is made possible by these generous sponsors:

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The Happiest Hour is a fundraiser to benefit The Strong and takes place after hours. Admission to this event is not covered by museum membership. Happiest Hour guests must be 21 years of age or older and provide valid photo ID prior to entry. Bar is cash only; an ATM is on site. Free parking is available in the museum lot on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchase tickets online or over the phone at 585-263-2700.