2022 Experiences


- At the Vero Beach Academy booth in the Exhibit Hall - 

Students will explore drone technology while they try to master flying these amazing machines in a drone cage! They can test their flight skills by flying their drones through a series of obstacles set-up in a mobile flight cage. 


🪐Planetarium Experience🪐

Shows every 15 minutes

Students and guests on an immersive tour through space and time to view stars, constellations, planets, galaxies, and more! - First Come, First Served.

** Please note: The Orlando Science Center requires face coverings  inside the Mobile Planetarium.

 ✨60+ Hands On Exhibits

NEW THIS YEAR: 6th-12th Grade Engineering Exhibits provided by the Orlando Science Center

All Hands on Exhibits are located in the Exhibit Hall and Outdoors

🎨 Vero Beach Museum of Art 🎨 

Walk-Through Art Project

STEAM Fest participants will use floral images from the Vero Beach Museum of Art’s current exhibition Vero Collects: Hidden Treasures Revealed as inspiration to design, fold, and/or cut colorful kirigami flowers, and then watch them “bloom” in water. Using high quality water color markers and oil-based pens, students will create beautiful flowers that blossom when submerged in water while learning about absorption, osmosis, diffusion, and solubility.  Families can bloom their flowers at STEAM Fest or take them home.

🔬 Mad Science Show 🔬

Showtimes: 10:30am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm

Marvels of Science - This spectacular show thrills audiences with the best of the best science experiments. The event includes foggy dry ice storms and special bubbly showers; polymer exploration and playing with a variety of forces! Guests will also get the chance to watch a hovercraft in action! Don’t miss your chance to be marveled by science. Shows are First Come, First Served.

🍔 Food available to purchase all day🍔

Including "Be the Hamster" - A Human Powered Snow Cone Maker!! 

🎟️ Limited Tickets available - Purchase Today! 🎟️

Tickets are $6 - Everyone attending STEAM Fest ages 3+ needs to purchase a ticket.

Students K-12 can also choose 1 "Add-On Class" when purchasing your General Admission Ticket. 

(Choose between an Art Class OR Drumming Workshop)


 🥁Rhythm Round🥁 

Drumming Workshop facilitated by Brandon Putzke with Treasure Coast Percussion

 A community drum circle exploring rhythm patterns through speech and math. No experience necessary. Drums provided. 

Age/grade based sessions:

10:15am and 2:15pm - 

K-2nd grade

10:45 and 2:45pm - 

3rd-5th grade

11:15am and 3:15pm - 6th-12th grade

Check out more of what Treasure Coast Percussion offers by clicking HERE!

🎨 Art Classes 🎨

 10:30am, 11:45am, 1:00pm, 2:15pm


Watercolor Resist - 

Angela Hicks

Ages 5+

Participants will explore the reactions of watercolor paint with crayons and salt to create unique pieces of art.


Art Bots -  Dana Gatlin

Ages 9+

Participants will learn about robotics and creating their own moving robot out of found objects and motors. They will use their robot to create unique pieces of art.


Symmetry Printmaking  - Angela Hicks

Ages 7+

Participants will explore the use of rotational symmetry in fine art while learning the printmaking process. They will use printmaking to create unique rotational prints. 

11:45am  Force & Motion String Art - Sophia Strazinsky

Ages 8+

Force is the push and pull of an object. We use these forces everyday and even use them in art! Participants will create unique pieces of art using force and motion. 


Fab Fish Paintings with Sphero Robots Liz Healey

Ages 9+

Participants will learn how to program Sphero robots to create fabulous fish paintings.


Wild Rabbit Painting with Sphero Robots - Liz Healey

Ages 9+

Participants will learn how to program Sphero robots to create wild rabbit paintings.