ASF Talking Points

Familiarize yourself with the Festival, and lead off your event by sharing some of these talking points on the broader ASF context with your audience.


  • The Atlanta Science Festival is an annual celebration of science and technology featuring 150 engaging events at locations across Metro Atlanta.
  • The 2024 Atlanta Science Festival is presented by Delta Air Lines and will run from March 9–23, culminating with Atlanta’s biggest science party, The Exploration Expo at Piedmont Park on March 23.
  • Festival events, each of which is geared to different audiences (kids, teens, adults, and families), feature a myriad of presentations, hands-on activities, and excursions to engage audiences with scientific discoveries.
  • The Festival is engineered by Science ATL and 80+ community partners with major support from founders Emory University, Georgia Tech Institute of Technology, and Metro Atlanta Chamber, and from sponsors Delta Air Lines, NCR Foundation, UPS, Google, Cox Enterprises, Lenz, and others.

K-12 Initiative

  • The Atlanta Science Festival envisions a community of scientifically literate citizens and a strong STEM workforce in Atlanta. That vision begins with efforts to engage our youth in STEM learning inside and outside the classroom.
  • The Festival kicks off with Georgia Tech Science & Engineering Day on March 9, with hands-on STEAM activities, exhibits, demonstrations, opportunities to meet student researchers, learn about the research, and so much more happening at Tech.
  • Classroom flyers and resources for teachers are available at our Educator Toolkit.