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After Dark

Really Cool Experiences Happen After Dark

Chabot offers many wonderful experiences, many of them After Dark. Whether you are looking for a unique date night experience or a fun place to search for galaxies and nebula, Chabot has something for everyone. 

Bookmark this page to see the things that interest you After Dark.

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  • Special Closures

    Special Closures

    Please check the link here for specific information on closures; all or portions of our Center are closed for a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience.



  • Slumber with the Stars

    Slumber with the Stars

    Slumber with the Stars
     
    June 16 -17, 2018

    Check in: 5 pm  Check out: 10 am
    Cost: $85 per person

    Includes:

    Flashlight tours 
    Dinner and Breakfast buffet
    Movie
    Planetarium Show
    Exhibits
    Telescope viewing (weather permitting)

  • $5 First Fridays

    $5 First Fridays

    Every First Friday: 6-10pm
    Admission: $5

    At $5 First Fridays you can enjoy a special themed night with a changing group of community partners. Admission includes hands-on activities and live demonstrations throughout the center, planetarium shows and special events that are going on that evening. It's fun for the whole family! 

  • Telescope Viewing

    Telescope Viewing

    Chabot’s giant, historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the Universe. Check out celestial viewing day and night. Our observatory deck offers breathtaking views 1,500 feet above the Bay.

  • Future Fridays

    Future Fridays

    Friday May 4, 6pm

     

  • Drinkering and Tinkering

    Drinkering and Tinkering

    Join Chabot staff and adult volunteers at Drakes Dealership for tinkering and conversation, every 4th Wednesday of the month.

    Where: Drakes Automotive Dealership, Oakland

    When: 6pm-9pm

    Ages: Adults
  • First Glance: Member Telescope Viewing

    First Glance: Member Telescope Viewing

    FREE Member-only viewing. RSVP required!
    Space is limited and by reservation only.
    Each Sunday preceding the 1st quarter moon, the Eastbay Astronomical Society invites you to a special private telescope viewing. Unlike our regular viewing on Friday and Saturday evenings, EAS personalizes the experience by taking viewing requests, live interaction, and hosting tours and it's exclusively for our members!