Happiest Hour Returns to The Strong Museum on March 7

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

January 31, 2018

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 March 7

ROCHESTER, NY—Adults age 21 and older are invited to take a ride to Funky Town and dance to the beat of 1970s music during the Happiest Hour at The Strong museum on Wednesday, March 7, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. All proceeds from this event support The Strong’s educational mission and community outreach programs.

Enjoy a sampling of bar-style snacks courtesy of Nox and cash bars featuring the local beers of Roc Brewing. The evening features a Soul Train trivia scramble, 1970s fashion contest, and a Soul Train dance-off with DJ Naps from BreakThrough Entertainment. Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in The Strong's food court will be open until 9 p.m.

Explore two floors of interactive exhibits. Leap into the world of superheroes in American Comic Book Heroes: The Battle of Good vs. Evil, play classic video games in eGameRevolution and Pinball Playfields, step up to a 20-foot bubble tower in Toy Halls of Fame, and more. 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. VIP packages are available for $150 and include four tickets to the Happiest Hour, skip-the-line entry, a private table, concierge food service, 40 game tokens, and four tickets to the Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. 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 presented by Simon Business School and made possible by The Strong Play Makers Leadership Council, a volunteer group of young professionals, and generous sponsors: Nox, Roc Brewing Co., Sugary Delights, Celebrate Events, CITY Newspaper, Yelp Rochester, 98.9 The Buzz, and Breakthrough Entertainment.