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On September 12, 2020 enjoy a date night under the stars in the James S. McDonnell Planetarium! The May StarDate will feature a screening of Tom Hanks in “Apollo 13” accompanied by a special planetarium star show. A content expert will introduce the night’s movie and provide appropriate scientific and cultural context, all while you snack and drink the night away with your special someone under the stars.


Movie Trailer


Your admission to this event also includes:

  • Snacks
  • Cash Bar

The Event Schedule is as follows:

  • 6:00 PM: Front doors open for tickets sales
  • 6:30 pm: Planetarium theater and bar open
  • 7:00 pm: Star show begins
  • 8:00 pm: Movie introduction and Q&A session
  • 8:30 pm: Showing of Apollo 13 (1995, PG, regular film format)
  • 11:00 pm: Event ends

Parking for Star Dates is only at the Planetarium parking lot in Forest Park. Parking is free.

To make your evening more comfortable, feel free to bring blankets and pillows. A limited number of floor mats will be available.



Adult Members: $12
Adults: $15


September 12
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


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