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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. 

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  • Slumber with the Stars

    Slumber with the Stars

    Slumber with the Stars: A Family Night at the Museum
    February 18 -19, 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)

  • Bay Area International Children's Film Festival

    Bay Area International Children's Film Festival

    A Playdate for the Imagination

    Chabot Space & Science Center and the Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival have joined forces to present the 10th annual Playdate for the Imagination™ where education and imagination collide. In its 10th year, the festival continues to delight and inspire Bay Area families with a full weekend of events and special programs that include internationally celebrated family-friendly films, special presentations from Award-Winning Pixar filmmakers, hands-on animation workshops and more. This year’s theme of science, technology, engineering, art and math, STEAM, will be featured in the films and with the hands-on programs offered in the Center.

     

  • 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.

  • $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! 

  • Love Mission

    Love Mission

    Valentine’s Day Love Missions
    Wednesday, February 14th
    7pm-8pm and 8:30-9:30pm
    $60 per couple 
    What can be more romantic than a trip to the red planet? Celebrate with your Valentine and take a simulated space mission to Mars! Enjoy beer, wine, appetizers and desserts during your mission briefing, and then head to the spacecraft where you and your partner will work together to navigate the spacecraft safely to Mars. 

  • 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.



  • First Glance

    First Glance

    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!


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  • ElectroLaze Laser Holidays

    ElectroLaze Laser Holidays

    DECEMBER ONLY!
    Chabot is proud to offer an exciting and different way to be festive during the Holiday season! This popular program features a mix of everyone's favorite holiday music, from the classical to the modern, all set to fantastic laser, cove, and digital artwork. And since the show is rated a two out of five for intensity, it is appropriate for family members of all ages. Laser Holidays is a fun experience for everyone.