Happiest Hour Returns to The Strong Museum on August 15

The Strong News Release
NEWS RELEASE
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700 museumofplay.org

July 10, 2019

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365, srhinewald@museumofplay.org

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325, nmcelrath@museumofplay.org

Happiest Hour Returns
to The Strong® Museum
on August 15

ROCHESTER, NY—Adults age 21 and older are invited to soar in for The Strong’s superhero-themed Happiest Hour on Thursday, August 15 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. All proceeds from this event support The Strong’s educational mission and community outreach programs.

Happiest HourTake part in a superhero costume contest and take pictures with members of The Superhero Alliance of Western New York. Enjoy a sampling of bar-style snacks courtesy of Salena’s Mexican Restaurant and cash bars featuring the local beers of Roc Brewing Co. and craft beer options. Show off your best moves during a dance party with DJ Naps from BreakThrough Entertainment.

Journey around the museum and play through two floors of interactive exhibits. Leap into the world of superheroes in American Comic Book Heroes: The Battle of Good vs. Evil, play classic arcade games in eGameRevolution and Pinball Playfields, and step up to a 20-foot bubble tower in Toy Halls of Fame.

Admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden is only $3 per person during Happiest Hour. (Entry to the garden ends at 8:40 p.m. The butterfly garden closes at 9 p.m.)

Admission is limited to guests 21 years of age or older. Photo ID is required. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance at museumofplay.org/happiest-hour. Current museum members can purchase tickets for $12. VIP tickets are available ($30 per person, $55 per pair) and include a complimentary VIP bag, Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden admission, guaranteed parking in the museum lot, five game tokens, one free drink, 20% off museum shop coupon, and a superhero accessory.

Ticket availability is limited. Ticket sales are final and not refundable. Bar is cash only. ATMs are available on site. Free parking is available in the museum lot on a first-come, first-served basis.

The event is made possible by The Strong Play Makers Leadership Council, a volunteer group of young professionals, and generous sponsors: Salena’s Mexican Restaurant, Roc Brewing Co., Sugary Delights, CITY Newspaper, Yelp Rochester, 98 PXY, and Breakthrough Entertainment.