Nova Nights: Red Planet, Red Moon

Enjoy Date Night at the Saint Louis Science Center on April 11 as we celebrate two astronomical events – the closest approach of Mars and Earth for two years and a total Lunar Eclipse. Bring your date to enjoy a romantic evening under the stars of the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.

Your admission to Nova Nights includes:

  • A special presentation of The Live Sky Tonight featuring Mars at its brightest and a total Lunar Eclipse
  • A classic science fiction movie - The First Men in the Moon (1964)
  • Cash bar

$10 in advance, $15 at the door

James S. McDonnell Planetarium

Doors open at 7 p.m.

This is a 21 and older event.

Seating is limited. Reservations are encouraged. For more information or to purchase your tickets, call 314.289.4424.

Parking for Nova Nights events is located at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. Parking is free.

To make your evening as comfy as possible, feel free to bring pillows and blankets. A limited number of floor mats will also be available.