Comic Con SV partnered with the March for Science Silicon Valley to host a Rally for Science. The March for Science is a national marching movement to celebrate science, promote STEM education and advance nonpartisan advocacy for evidence-based policy. Don’t forgot to visit the Atheist Community of San Jose info booth before 3pm! It’s located on the southwest section of the park.
The family-friendly festival and rally will include science-focused educational activities and opportunities for nonpartisan advocacy for evidence-based policy. Experts in climate change, coding, astrophysics, STEAM education, local politicians, celebrities and more will speak, including: Mayim Bialik, NeuroScientist, Actress (Big Bang Theory) Kimberly Bryant, Founder of Black Girls Code Tim Ritchie, President and CEO, The Tech Museum of Innovation William Moerner, PhD, Nobel Laureate for Chemistry Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca, Founder DREAMers Roadmap Jose Cabrera, PhD, Chemistry Professor at San Jose City College Phil Plait PhD, Astronomer, “The Bad Astronomer” Check out https://marchforsciencesv.com/ for more info.
From 3pm to 10pm, the regular Comic Con programing will continue.
Outdoor stage featuring performances, comedians, trivia games and contests, musicians and more
Second stage for local bands
Lagunitas Brewing Company Beer Garden & Winery
Food Trucks & Food Vendors
Outdoor Artists Alley
Sony PlayStation & Oculus Pop Up Demo Stations
SVCC Science Fair: Saturday & Sunday from 11am – 3pm
Saturday: “Save the Planet” (Earth sciences for Earth Day)
San Jose Public Library’s Maker [Space]Ship Truck
Rover.com Dog Cosplay Contest
Water Stations Provided by Essentia Water
Evening Movie Screenings
Picnic Tables & Areas to Relax
Interactive Exhibits, Vendors & more!