Bubblefest 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions - Discovery Cube OCBubblefest 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions - Discovery Cube OC

Bubblefest FAQs

What is Bubblefest?

Bubblefest is a bubble spectacular, featuring hands-on family fun led by the return of Deni Yang and the Mega Bubblefest Laser Show. It also includes a bubble zone, and other bubble-focused educational activities.

What age is Bubblefest appropriate for?

Bubblefest is great for families and kids of all ages. We have interactive bubble activities for all age groups, including an Early Learners area exclusively for our guests 5 and under. The Mega Bubblefest Laser Show is also a favorite among kids and adults alike!

What is included in the Bubblefest ticket?

The Bubblefest ticket provides guests with entry into our Bubblefest Zone and our Bubblefest Courtyard. Your Bubblefest ticket also includes admission into our Mega Bubblefest Laser Show; guests will need to select a show time when purchasing their Bubblefest ticket.

What is the Mega Bubblefest Laser Show?

The Mega Bubblefest Laser Show is a fun and exciting stage show that combines music, lasers, and bubble artistry for an eye catching and very unique experience. The show lasts between 35 – 40 minutes and requires a Bubblefest ticket for entry. Please be advised that strobe lights and lasers are used during the show.

What are the show times for the Mega Bubblefest Laser Show?

The Mega Bubblefest Laser Show is included in your Bubblefest ticket. Guests will be required to select a show time when purchasing their Bubblefest tickets.
The Mega Bubblefest Laser Show runs 4 times a day during Bubblefest, 11:00AM, 12:30PM, 2:00PM, and 3:30PM.

What is the best day or time to come?

Our event is very popular and we do see an increased number of guests during this time. We recommend visiting on a weekday or during the morning hours if possible. The earliest Mega Bubblefest Laser Show is generally the best to attend if you are trying to avoid large crowds. Please keep in mind that attendance trends vary from day to day and hour to hour, and is very difficult to predict.

Are there any member benefits or member specific events for Bubblefest?

Yes! Members have some neat benefits for Bubblefest.

  • As always, members receive free admission to the science center
  • Members will receive an early notification regarding ticket sales
  • Members have access to special Member discounts on the Bubblefest tickets during all pre-sale dates

How much time should I expect to spend?

Depending on your engagement with our exhibits, your length of stay can vary greatly. If you are a member looking to just experience Bubblefest, we recommend about two to three hours to see the show and explore our bubble programming and activities.
If you would like to experience all of Discovery Cube and Bubblefest, your visit will likely last anywhere from three to five hours depending on the size of your group, the age of the group, and your engagement level with each exhibit.


Discovery Cube is open daily except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


Save time by purchasing your tickets online!

Tickets can also be purchased upon arrival at the Discovery Cube entrance.


2500 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Alternate transportation options are available via OCTA and Metrolink.