Amazement Square’s unique fundraising and special events provide critical support for our programming and outreach efforts. Below are some of our upcoming events. Contact our development office at or (434) 845-1888 to learn about sponsorship or volunteer opportunities. 

Museum After Dark

Why should kids have all the fun? Museum After Dark is an adults only night at Amazement Square, welcoming those age 21 and older to embrace their inner child while enjoying food and refreshments, exploring the museum and participating in fun and innovative programming. The night features food from local restaurants, beer and wine tastings, and other entertainment. Experience the museum in a whole new way while raising money to support the museums exhibitions and educational programs!!  

Ugly Bug Ball

The Ugly Bug Ball is the museum’s biggest fundraiser each year promising our guests an unforgettable evening in costume! The evening is hosted by 40 regional Celebrity Hosts inviting our guests to spend a night dancing to a live band, enjoying a catered dinner, and performances not soon to be forgotten. The evening includes a live and silent auction! The Ugly Bug Ball raises funds to fulfill the Museum’s mission of providing hands-on learning to children and adults of all backgrounds and abilities. 

Amazement Square is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization. IRS #54-1713204. Your financial support is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.