SOLD OUT – SORRY!  For the 4th year in a row, NatGeo teams up with Nerd Nite for a FREE special SDCC edition.  This Nite takes the audience on an intergalactic journey through Earth and to Mars to celebrate the second season of NatGeo’s Mars and its upcoming new series, One Strange Rock. Mars vs. Earth – a classic battle!  Find us on Saturday July 22, 2017 from 7-11pm at the rooftop terrace and pool at Hotel Solamar at 435 Sixth Avenue in the Gaslamp District.  The Nite will feature three funny-yet-smart presentations by JPL’s Bobak Ferdowsi (‘The Mohawk Guy’) and Mallory Lefland, former NASA astronaut Jerry M. Linenger, and Aaron Sagers (Editor-at-Large of  And as always, there will be FREE FOOD and DRINKS!  You must RSVP…so RSVP here:

Bobak Ferdowsi – JPL
Mallory Lefland – JPL
Jeff Hoffman – One Strange Rock Astronaut
Jerry Linenger – One Strange Rock Astronaut
Aaron Sagers –

NatGeo Nerd Nite SDCC 2017_DigitalEvite Final


Start smart in 2017 with a KPBS shout out!

What is Nerd Nite? It’s like TedTalks … with a bit more cheek … and a lot more beer!

Liberty Public Market, Nerd Nite, awesome date ideas, night life, geek fun, craft beer, best food, smart

This July, instead of our usual programming, we will be having Nerd Nite Speed Dating!

Tuesday, July 18th at 7:00pm at Nate’s Garden Grill on Euclid

Tickets include a drink or a biscuit sundae for established nerds; newcomers can get their own 😉

This particular event will be hetero-normative – if there’s interested in an LGBTQ event, we’ll make that happen, too.

*** Tickets MUST be purchased in advance for this – they go off sale a week before the event. Get your tickets here ***



Nerd Nite t-shirts available on-site!


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