February 8, 2024

Discovery Place Kids – Huntersville will Transform into an Enchanting World where Storybooks Come to Life on Saturday, March 16

Inaugural Storybook Ball will take place after hours at the popular children’s museum 

Media Contact: Sarah Wheat | swheat@discoveryplace.org 

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (February 8, 2024) – Discovery Place Kids – Huntersville announces Storybook Ball and invites young book lovers and their families to get lost in their imaginations at this special after-hours event. Bookworms of all ages are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite character for a journey through Discovery Place Kids – Huntersville and an evening of whimsy, creativity, and adventure! 

Event Details

Date: Saturday, March 16 
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. 
Location: Discovery Place Kids – Huntersville | 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville, NC 
Tickets: Available to purchase at kids.discoveryplace.org/huntersville 
Price: $20 General Admission | $18 Members | $15 Welcome 
Included with admission: After-hours access to Discovery Place Kids – Huntersville, where guests will have the opportunity to: 

  • Enter the world of your favorite storybook stars—including Pete the Cat, Elsa and the Pigeon 
  • Jam out to live music presented by Bach to Rock 
  • Be amazed by Mr. Vic and his magic show 
  • Join Chef Lonnie from The Perfect Beet for healthy cooking demonstrations 
  • Go on a storybook scavenger hunt, collect prizes, snap a photo with the Hungry Caterpillar and more!  

Capacity is limited. Tickets to Storybook Ball must be purchased online in advance of the event. 

About Discovery Place 
Discovery Place brings science, nature, and design together to create transformative experiences that enable the community to understand, enjoy and apply science to their lives. Discovery Place is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and leader in STEM education to the Carolinas through four distinct museum experiences—Discovery Place Science, Discovery Place Nature, Discovery Place Kids Huntersville and Discovery Place Kids Rockingham. Discovery Place serves over 750,000 people a year—through Museum visitations, interactive educational programming, professional development training and community outreach initiatives—shaping a future where people embrace science to create opportunities, build hope, solve problems and bring positive change for our world. In 2017, Discovery Place was named as a finalist for the National Medal by the Institute for Museum and Library Science. Discovery Place is supported, in part, by the Infusion Fund and its generous donors.