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Spooktacular Science at Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

October 31, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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One event on October 31, 2021 at 12:00 pm

$7 – $9

Bring your little scientific wizards and witches to Flandrau on Halloween weekend for some hair-raising fun and spooky Halloween activities and demonstrations!

There will be various tricks and treats, including chemistry curiosities, spooky arts & crafts, and, of course, a special Halloween laser show, Fright Lights! You can also purchase tickets for the seasonal planetarium shows: Legends of the Night Sky and Spooky Tucson Sky.

Come in costume to be entered in a special drawing for a free Family Membership ($115 value)!


  • Attention mad scientists! Get ready to use the power of electricity to turn rock into metal with this activity (hosted by the Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources)
  • Families can observe real animal brains and guess which animal each one belongs to, along with other exciting neuroscience activities (hosted by Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Association of Students)
  • Explore shark specimens up close while learning about these fascinating and misunderstood "monsters" of the ocean (hosted by the Marine Awareness & Conservation Society)
  • Check out Halloween-themed demonstrations in biochemistry and STEM (hosted by the UA Biochemistry Club)

SHOWTIMES (Repeating schedule on October 30 & 31)
11:00AM | Legends of the Night Sky- Laser animated film, constellation mythology, live star talk
12:30PM | FRIGHT LIGHTS! - Halloween Pop Hits - Laser Light Music Show
2:00PM | Spooky Tucson Sky - A haunted twist on what's observable in the Tucson night sky
3:30PM | FRIGHT LIGHTS! - Halloween Pop Hits - Laser Light Music Show

Regular admission of $7 for kids and $9 for adults (kids 3 and under free) applies with Spooktacular Science activities at no extra charge.


October 31, 2021
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$7 – $9
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Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium
1601 E. University Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85721
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