Friday Night Shows

Our popular $5 Friday Night Shows are open to the public and feature indoor stargazing plus a special topic that changes five times a year.

Purchase tickets online or in person starting 30 minutes before the show. We sell out! To secure your spot, buy tickets online. If a show has not sold out, you may purchase tickets in person in the lobby outside of the planetarium 30 minutes before the show begins.

Doors close 5 minutes after the show begins!  Sorry, no late admissions. Please note that planetarium shows require complete darkness and are not intended for children under 4.


Current Show: Birth of the Universe

Purchase tickets HERE!

January 18 shows are SOLD OUT! Tickets still available for remaining dates.

Fridays, January 11 – February 22   7:00 – 8:00 & 8:15 – 9:15 p.m.

Explore the origins and development of the cosmos dating back almost 14 billion years. In this live, interactive presentation, visitors will learn about the clues that astronomers use to understand the birth and transformation of the universe, including the motion of distant galaxies and radiation generated by the early universe. The program will include an indoor stargazing session for visitors to enjoy a tour of the local night sky free of light pollution followed by the opportunity to ask questions of astronomer and Planetarium Director, Jean Creighton.

***Disclaimer***
Birth of the Universe is a popular show that has been selling out. To secure your spot, purchase tickets online to avoid being turned away at the door. If you purchase tickets online, please arrive 20 minutes before the start of the show to check in at the ticket table with your last name (printed tickets not required for will call). DOORS CLOSE 5 MINUTES AFTER THE SHOW STARTS. NO LATE ADMISSIONS. No-shows risk having their spots sold 5 minutes after the scheduled program start time. 

Upcoming Shows

Arabian Nights: March 29 – May 3, 2019