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Eugene Apollopalooza

July 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - July 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Get ready to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, all week long!

More details are coming, but you don’t want to miss these upcoming events!

Tuesday, July 16th • 6:00-9:30pm

Lunar Launch Adult Night

Experience a live- interactive planetarium show moon hopping around the solar system. Observe the moon through telescopes.   Interact with our newest exhibit created with NASA, make a moon -inspired painting, and more!

Food, Beer and Wine tickets are included.

$20 each • $15 for ESC members or Designated Drivers
Limited tickets available – purchase online here or call 541-682-7888.

Wednesday, July 17th • Movie Night Under the Stars

Watch the Apollo 11 Documentary in our planetarium underneath a 1969 summer sky. Never-before-seen footage and audio recordings take you straight into the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission.

$5 ea Showtimes: 5:00pm & 7:00pm
Limited pre-sale tickets available online


Thursday, July 18th • Time: 5:30 – 8:00 PM

Model Rocketry 101 Workshop
Learn the science of rocketry and build and launch your own model rocket.
$55 per rocket, pre-registration required. 2-3 individuals can share a single rocket (2 adults, 1 adult + 1 child, or 1 adult + 2 children). Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
To register, contact [email protected] or 541-682-7892.

Friday, July 19th • 7:00-9:00pm

Set Lasers to Fun!
Join us at 7pm, 8pm or 9pm for a special night of back-to-back Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon laser shows

Matinee shows at 5pm or 6pm: Lasers in Space
Price: $0-7
Pre-sale tickets available online

Saturday, July 20th • 10:00am – 5:00pm

What’s happening Inside: Special planetarium shows, virtual reality goggles, educational crafts and activities, and our newest exhibit!

What’s happening outside: We’ll have rocket launches, food trucks, a beer garden, local vendors and entertainers.


We’re excited to add on to our list of partners and participants as we get closer to this special CELESTIAL celebration.

Cost: $0-$8

Please note, this is a day where the ASTC passport program does not apply to Eugene Science Center admission

Interested in being a part of the Eugene Apollopalooza?

Click here to become a sponsor of this special event!
Click here to fill out this short application to participate as a booth or activity. 
Click here to sign up to be a volunteer!

You may also email us at
[email protected].
We’re looking for more volunteers, vendors or special guests!


Once a small step for mankind, now a BIG week at the Eugene Science Center that you don’t want to miss!



July 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
July 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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