Evening On-Site Programming (September 30)


Fri Sep 30 2022 at 07:30 pm to 11:30 pm


H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | Vancouver, BC

Evening programming at the Space Centre
About this Event

During your visit you’ll watch a planetarium show in our Star Theatre, experience a science demonstration in our GroundStation Canada theatre and visit our Observatory with a tour of our ½ metre Cassegrain telescope.

Our programming is recommended for attendees ages 8+. Children must be accompanied by adults.

One ticket must be purchased for each member of your group. Tickets for children ages 3 and under, who do not need their own seat in our theatres, are available at no cost.

Please arrive early to allow time for check-in.

7:30pm - 10:00pm
  • 7:15pm check-in
  • Planetarium Star Theatre Show: Surfing the Solar System* - See the solar system as you’ve never seen it before – leave Earth behind to tour some of the most intriguing destinations in our solar system and find out more about some of the latest discoveries about our neighbouring planets. You will even have a chance to see Earth from the perspective of astronauts on the International Space Station.
  • GroundStation Canada Theatre show and Observatory visit

9:00pm - 11:30pm
  • 8:45pm check-in
  • Planetarium Star Theatre Show: Mars: One Thousand One* A fictional account of the IRIS 1 first manned mission to Mars. Experience an unprecedented 1,001-day expedition, encountering the challenges and adventure of space travel. After spending nearly seven months navigating to Mars, the crew successfully lands and conducts experiments to learn if life on Mars is a possibility before splashing down and welcomed home by an elated planet Earth.
  • GroundStation Canada Theatre show and Observatory visit

*Planetarium Shows subject to change.


Select your desired time slot and purchase a ticket for each member of your party.

Tickets are $18 (plus taxes and fees) per person in your group.

Gift cards can be redeemed in-person only. We are unable to process gift cards for online tickets sales.

PLEASE NOTE: Eventbrite online ticket sales end at 6:30pm for that evening's programming. If you would like to book a same-day visit after online ticket sales have closed additional tickets may be available at the front desk.


Masking is optional at our facility, and we do not require proof of vaccination for entry. We continue to recommend masks and will have masks available to guests who wish to wear one but do not have their own masks.

See our full COVID Guidelines for Visitors here.


Ample paid parking is available in front of the Space Centre building (Parking Lot #60 on the Easy Park app).

Please note the parking lot and its prices and services are managed by Easy Park.


Where is it happening?

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, Canada

Event Location & Nearby Stays:


CAD 0.00 to CAD 18.00

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