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The Cox Science Center and Aquarium has a full schedule of holiday events and activities planned so you can be merry and bright all season long! 

 

Program Descriptions (Scroll down for dates and times)

"Let it Snow" Planetarium Show:

This holiday music show features a variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Trans Siberian Orchestra. A sing along adventure! The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic animation, laser imagery, special effects and all-dome scenery in the audiovisual setting of our newly upgraded, state-of-the-art Planetarium. Daily showtimes from November 27th - January 3rd. Click here to view the full Planetarium schedule.

Laser Light Holiday Show:

Come enjoy our brand new Laser Light Show system in our full-dome planetarium as we rock out to the holiday classics you know and love! Daily showtimes from November 26th - January 3rd. Click here to view the full Laser Holiday show schedule.

Frigid Science Demonstrations:

See physical changes occur right before your eyes as you view these 'chilling' states of matter experiments.

Winter Wonder and STEM Activities:

Be amazed with a variety of cool winter-themed science labs and learn all about the body with anatomy STEM-based activities.

Explore the Earth Matters Exhibition:

Always open during regular business hours and included in general admission! Fascinating and thought-provoking, now featuring the latest discoveries of COVID-19.

Enjoy the beautiful weather on the 18-hole Nicklaus-Fazio designed Conservation Course:

Recently dubbed one of Travel Channel's Top 13 mini-courses in the Country!

 

2021-22 Dates and Times

Monday, November 29th - Friday, December 3rd

10:45 am - Conservation or Touch Tank

11:30 am - STEM Activity 

12:00 pm - Live Science Demo

1:30 pm - STEM Activity

Thursday, December 31

10:00am - 1:00pm -- NOON Year's Eve Celebration

12pm & 4pm - "Let it Snow" Planetarium Show

Friday, January 1

11:30am & 2:30pm - Winter Wonder STEM Activity

12pm & 4pm - Laser Holiday Planetarium Show

12:30pm - Anatomy Program

1:30pm - Frigid Science Demonstrations

Saturday, January 2

9:00am-10:00am - Sensory Saturdays

11:30am & 2:30pm - Winter Wonder STEM Activity

12pm & 4pm - "Let it Snow" Planetarium Show

12:30pm - Animal Encounter

1:30pm - Frigid Science Demonstrations

Sunday, January 3

11:30am & 2:30pm - Winter Wonder STEM Activity

12pm & 4pm - "Let it Snow" Planetarium Show

12:30pm - Anatomy Program

1:30pm - Frigid Science Demonstrations

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