We hear it all the time. Adults who visit the Museum with children want to come back with just their friends! Well, now you have a chance to be a part of the excitement. 

Join us at Grown-ups’ Night Out, where revelers play the way their parents never allowed.

Get Dirty

Saturday, October 5, 2019  •  7–10 p.m.

Here's the Dirt:
This time we invite you to GET DIRTY! Join us for drinks (think Mudslides & Dirty Martinis), messy fun, and as always, dessert BEFORE dinner!

The Museum will Provide:
Wailua Shave Ice PDX for the first 100 guests!
Missionary Chocolates: Truffles

Food for Purchase:
Tight Tacos


Sandcastle Battle: Kick your shoes off at "Purple Turtle Beach" for a good ol' Sand Castle Building Competition. Most creative sculpture wins. Kiddie pool, sand, and water provided. Bring your own true grit.

Glow-in-the-Dark Splatter Box: Step inside our chamber of black lights to create your own MESS-terpiece! Each guest will "Make n' Take" a mini canvas of original abstract art. Throw, flick & drip to your heart's content.

Mud Tub Scavenger Hunt: Go critter hunting (toy worms, beetles & more) in our giant tubs o' mud for your chance to win an assortment of prizes including a free membership!

All Night Ceramic Glazing, Signature Grown-ups' Night Out Theater Lounge, and play like a grown-up in our exhibits to your heart's delight.

Pre-Event Online Sale: 
$22 with one drink (members receive an additional 15% off)
$16 designated driver (members receive an additional 15% off)
$13 student
21+ only 

At-the-Door Prices:
$25 with one drink
$18 designated driver
$15 student
21+ only 




Online Ticket Giveaway:
Facebook & Instagram

To enter:
1. View the Giveaway announcement posts on Portland Children's Museum's Facebook or Instagram.
2. Tag your MESSIEST friend in the comment section of the Giveaway post on either platform. Select the person who would delight the most in making a MESS-terpiece at Grown-ups' Night Out.
3. Enter by Saturday, September 21 at midnight. (One entry per person.)
4. Stay tuned on Facebook or Instagram for the announcement of our winner on Wednesday, September 25 at noon.