Snow Days

Save the Date!

January 16 – 18, 2021

Price of Admission

Members: $10.00 
General Admission: $15.00

  • The Museums For All EBT card price is ONLY available in person, at the Front Desk (EBT cardholder must be present and show valid photo ID with the EBT card).
  • Military and teacher discounts only available in person, at the Front Desk (ID or verification must be provided).
  • Note: Because this is a fundraising event, we do not accept Discover & Go, CMOSC Fun Passes, or other discounts during the event.

About Snow Days

The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County invites you to hit the slopes for this year’s 4th annual Snow Days!

Fifty tons of fresh snow will be delivered to the back parking lot of the museum. Our snow area will feature a toboggan hill for the entire family to enjoy! Toddlers will love our many programs dedicated to the science of snow, along with new all-ages activities throughout the Museum – including blizzard machines that make snow flurries!

Along with the snow there will be even more fun inside the Museum!

  • Life-sized Snow Globe photo-op
  • Toddler blizzard dance party (check schedule on arrival for times)
  • Art projects
  • Snow science experiments
  • Face painting* with Clementine the Amazing
  • Wicked Slush*
  • Chacho’s Catering* (Menu includes: Tacos, Chicken Paella, Cajun Pasta, Quesadilla, Grilled Cheese)(*available for purchase, accepts cash and credit card)

Parking Information

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Carpooling is encouraged, as we anticipate high attendance. Our parking attendants will assist you in finding a spot in our parking lot, if our parking lot is full, please park on West Steele Lane or Hardies Lane.

Parking is not permitted in the Charles M. Schulz Museum or the Snoopy’s Home Ice Arena parking lots.

Questions?

  • Snow Days FAQs
  • Email: info@cmosc.org
  • Call: 707-546-4069

Please Note:

  • By purchasing Snow Days tickets, you agree to sled at your own risk. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over 18 years old.
  • Tickets are not refundable, but can be given to anyone you choose.
  • The Museums For All EBT card price is ONLY available in person, at the Front Desk (EBT cardholder must be present and show valid photo ID with the EBT card).
  • Military and teacher discounts only available in person, at the Front Desk (ID or verification must be provided).
  • Event takes place rain or shine.
  • Note: Because this is a fundraising event, we do not accept Discover & Go, CMOSC Fun Passes, or other discounts during the event.

FAQs

What is the cost to play in the snow?

Members $10 per person
General Admission $15 per person
Seniors $12 each

*Military (with ID) $12 per person for up to 4 people
*Teachers (with CTA card or school ID) $12 per person for up to 4 people
*EBT Card discount (with EBT card & ID) $2 per person for up to 6 people
*Discounted tickets must be purchased in person at the front desk starting January 2, 2020</b> </i>

Because it is a fundraising event for the Museum, we will NOT be accepting Discover & Go Passes, Fun Passes, Access Passes, or ACM discounts for admission.

I’m a member. Why do I have to pay for admission to Snow Days?

Snow Days is the Museum’s Annual Family Fundraising Event.  It is the only event each year where members pay admission. All proceeds from Snow Days event go toward supporting our mission to inspire curiosity and creativity through joyful, transformative experiences. Fundraisers make it possible for the Children’s Museum to offer Museum Access For All programs and to continue to be a valuable resource for the entire community.

Do I need to purchase my tickets before January 16?

Ideally yes, as there are a limited number of tickets available, and advance purchase allows for faster entry to the Museum and toboggan runs.  

I don’t have any kids, but can I come and check out the snow?

For safety reasons, no adults are allowed in to the Museum unaccompanied by children.

Can I drop my kids off to play in the snow and come back for them later?

No, for safety reasons, all children must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older) at ALL times.

If I buy tickets for one day, can I use them on another day of the event?

Yes! Tickets are good for one entry only, but can be used any day of the weekend.

What if I buy my tickets and then can’t come? Can I get a refund?

As a fundraising event, tickets for Snow Days are nonrefundable. However, you may give them to anyone you choose.

What else will there be to do?

Along with the snow, there will be even more fun inside the Museum – Toddlers will love our many programs dedicated to the science of snow, along with new all-ages activities throughout the Museum – including blizzard machines that make snow flurries! Along with the snow there will be even more fun inside the Museum: Art projects, snow science experiments, *Wicked Slush, *Face painting with Clementine the Amazing.

*Available for purchase.

What if it rains?

Snow Days will happen, rain or shine.

When can we play in the snow?

The toboggan run will be open during our regular business hours. We will have a Members only hour each day from 9am – 10am. General admission: 10am – 3pm.

The last group for the day will be allowed on the toboggan run at 2:45pm.  All days will include periodic breaks to refresh the snow.

Will there be a separate area for toddlers?

No; this year, we will offer sensory experiences for toddlers, including a blizzard machine creating snow flurries.

Can I bring my snow toys from home?

In an effort to reduce lost items and confusion, we strongly encourage you to leave your snow toys at home. There will NOT be a free play snow area to use snow toys.

Should I dress for snow?

Yes, the snow is fine crushed ice, and will be cold and wet.  If you do not choose to wear snow clothes, we encourage you to bring a change of clothes.

If your parking lot is full, where can I park?

Carpooling is encouraged, as we anticipate high attendance. Please park on the street and in the neighborhood.

**Parking is not permitted in the Schulz Museum parking lot off of Hardies Lane.

How can I volunteer for Snow Days?

Thanks for your interest in volunteering for this fun event! Please email volunteers@cmosc.org for more information.

How can I help sponsor Snow Days?

Thanks for your interest in bringing the magical experience of snow to Sonoma County! Email our Events Manager, solina@cmosc.org, for more information.



All proceeds from Snow Days event go toward supporting our mission to inspire curiosity and creativity through joyful, transformative experiences. Fundraisers at the Children’s Museum allow us to offer Museum Access Programs and continue to be a valuable resource for the entire community. 

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