Nova Nights: Shooting Stars

Enjoy drinks, a classic science fiction movie and a sky full of shooting stars at Date Night on August 9 as we explore the Perseid Meteor Shower!

Your admission to Nova Nights includes:

  • A special presentation of the Live Sky Tonight featuring the Perseid Meteor Shower
  • A classic science fiction movie - Logan's Run (1976)
  • Cash bar

$10 in advance, $15 at the door

Dr. Dale Anderson from the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Lab will bring you the latest findings about the existence of life beyond Earth. Enjoy numerous activities throughout the Science Center, including a free Public Telescope Viewing with the St. Louis Astronomical Society and a free science fiction film at 10pm.

For a complete schedule of our August First Friday activities, click here

Visit the Science Center and engage with innovative minds in our community as you get an inside look into the creative process. Delve into the work of local game developers, visual artists, performers, crafters and tech visionaries - and, you'll have a chance to join in on the fun. 

The Saint Louis Science Center Active Creativity Initiative is a network of actively creative people in our region, including hackers, visual artists, do-it-yourselfers, actors, crafters, game developers, and makers, to name a few.

On Saturday, June 7 from 10am to 4pm the Active Creativity Initiative network will host The Bright Ideas Expo: Showcasing St. Louis Creativity at the Saint Louis Science Center.

Join us on February 14 for romance under the stars at Nova Nights: Diamonds in the Sky. This event brings together a starry night sky and live music for an evening out of this world!

Your admission to Nova Nights includes:

  • Live music from the Soulard Blues Band
  • One drink ticket
  • Fondue and dessert stations
  • One complimentary ticket to LASERIUM


  • $50 in advance, $55 at the door
  • Members receive discounted tickets


The Saint Louis Science Center's James S. McDonnell Planetarium will host the Gateway Ringers, a local auditioned handbell choir, for a live performance set to a live LASERIUM® show.  You do not want to miss this unique performance!
Perfect for the whole family!
One performance: 7:00 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm
Tickets: $13 ($10 for Members)