Get your junior paleontologists ready for the 25th Annual Fossil Fest on Saturday, Nov. 14 & Sunday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Old Settlers Association Meeting Hall (next to the Dell Diamond in Round Rock). Fossil Fest is a fun and educational event for the whole family!


Activities include:

  • Show Spotlight: Monster Marine Reptiles!
  • Guest Speaker: “Fossils Talk – Hear their Stories”
  • Opportunity to interact one-on-one with a UT scientist, educators & Paleo Society members
  • Hands-on learning and fossil identification
  • Mini-workshops: Learn how plants & animals fossilize and create a craft to take home
  • “Paleo Passport”: educational quest to fully explore displays, exhibits and activities
  • Fossil Touch Table and Microscope
  • Educational Exhibits: See what amateur fossil collectors find in Texas
  • Start your own fossil collection at the Wheel of Fossils & Fossil Dig Pit
  • Door Prizes
  • On Saturday from 2 – 4 p.m. you can see a demo of a robotic arm from Makerarm and hear about the merits of 3D scan and print models for paleontology research.


Admission: $3/adult, $2/child (6-12), children under 6 are free. Special rates apply for school, scout and youth groups, click here for more info.

For more information about Fossil Fest, you can visit the Paleontological Society of Austin website.

Go uncover some fun!