Bubble Bash - DuPage Children's Museum
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Bubble Bash


All tickets will be refunded in full to your original form of payment by Monday, January 13, 2022.
Please contact Brett Nicholas, Chief of Play & Learning, if you have any questions: bnicholas@dupagechildrensmuseum.org.


Families can spend time together creating lasting memories, taking part in special activities, grooving to good music, exploring the Museum’s hands-on exhibits, and counting down with confetti, bubbles, and more! This annual year-end celebration, now in its 20th year, has become a holiday tradition for families.

Special Activities

Hands-On Fun

  • Design your own festive wearable art perfect for any celebration
  • See your art GLOW as you explore the effects of fluorescence
  • Create firework paintings that sparkle, glitter, and shine
  • Ring in the new year with DIY confetti poppers, sensory tubes, and resolution rings 
  • Build and shake a party instrument that’s uniquely yours
  • Blast off into the new year with DIY party rockets
  • Gasp as Museum Educators wow you with bubbling science experiments
  • Wiggle and crawl in groovy experiences designed for the Museum’s youngest explorers 
  • And MORE!


Movin’ & Groovin’

  • Groove out to family-friendly tunes
  • Special Musical Performances at 10:30 am and Noon from Little Miss Ann


Countdowns to the New Year

Join us at 11:00 am or 12:30 pm for a countdown of your choice. Countdown your way with confetti, bubbles, party rocket launch, or quiet fun! 

Please Review

Safety Measures & Reminders

  • Pre-registered, timed-entry tickets are highly recommended this event may sell out
  • Guests age 2 and older must wear a mask over their mouth and nose
  • Guests should maintain a social distance of 6 ft. or greater from non-household individuals during their visit
  • Guests should utilize sanitizer wipe stations and/or hand sanitizer as needed throughout the event


Guests will be asked to perform a COVID-19 self-assessment prior to entering the event area. If you or a family member are experiencing one or more of the following symptoms, please stay home:


  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • If you have had close contact with anyone diagnosed with or who has symptoms of COVID-19 within the last 14 days.

More Information

Early Bird Price through Monday, December 13

Save $5 per ticket!

DCM Members: $20/person | Non-Members: $25/person

Price beginning Tuesday, December 14

DCM Members: $25/person | Non-Members: $30/person


Please Note: Event is Free for Children under 1 year but a ticket is required.

Please Contact:
Chris Berg, Public Programs Manager
if you have any questions regarding Bubble Bash


This program is partially supported by a grant from the SECA Fund, the Illinois Arts Council Agency, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Thank you to our sponsors!