Burke NiteLife: Creepy-Crawly Cocktails

Friday, October 20, 2017
6–8:30 PM, 5:30 PM for Burke members

$15 general public; $10 UW faculty & staff; $10 students with any college ID; $5 Burke members

Visitors at Creepy-Crawly Cocktails

Get up close to the creepiest Burke collections and talk to experts about your phobias and fascinations. 
Photo: Chris Cunningham

Reptile specimens at Creepy-Crawly Cocktails

See creepy specimens like reptiles, bugs and more!
Photo: Chris Cunningham

Visitors at Creepy-Crawly Cocktails

Face your fears with friendly live creatures.
Photo: Burke Museum

Celebrate Halloween, Burke Nerd-style. Get up close and personal with the creepiest, crawliest specimens in our collectionand some that still slither and skitter. We won't judge you if you need a little liquid courage.


Enjoy an OWL'd Fashioned made with Old Forester bourbon, beer from Two Beers Brewing Co., cider from Seattle Cider Company, wine, or non-alcoholic beverages.

Admission includes two drink tickets. Additional drink tickets are available for $5 each. Valid photo ID required for alcoholic beverages.


Live spooky synth vibes supplied by Meridian Arc.

Purchase Tickets

Purchase your advance ticket for this popular event! Questions? Contact us at burketix@uw.edu.

Ticket Prices:

  • $15 general public
  • $10 UW faculty & staff
  • $10 students with any college ID
  • $5 Burke members (members get in early at 5:30 PM)

Members receive discounts and get in early starting at 5:30 PM. Not a member? Join today!

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