Date Event Details
04/14/2024 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM MT
Planetarium Shows
Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System! In this show we stop by each of the planets and learn why they are unique. Hold on, this is one fun ride!

Recommended for general audiences.
Themes: Planets, space exploration
Style: Live presentation
04/14/2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM MT
Planetarium Shows
Learn the secrets of the “rainforests of the sea” as you embark on an oceanic safari of the world’s most vibrant—and endangered—marine ecosystems.

Narrated by Tony Award® winner Lea Salonga, the all-digital Expedition Reef immerses you in the undersea adventure. Along the way, discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support over 25% of all marine life on Earth—while facing unprecedented threats from climate change, habitat destruction, and overfishing.

Recommended for general audiences.
Themes: Marine Biology, Climate Change, Environmental Science  
Style: Fulldome documentary followed by live presentation 
04/14/2024 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM MT
Planetarium Shows
A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us – we are made of stars!

Recommended for younger audiences.
Themes: Stars, element formation
Style: Fulldome animated film followed by star talk
04/14/2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MT
Planetarium Shows
One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color as the furry friends watch the stars twinkle over Sesame Street. Follow Elmo, Big Bird, and friends to explore the night sky. From Sesame Street to the moon, discover how different space is from Earth!

This show is sponsored by Vail School District.

Ideal for families with kids 6 to 7 years old and younger
Themes: Solar system exploration, Sesame Street
Style: Fulldome film
04/14/2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM MT
Birthday Parties
Come see why parents and kids alike rave about birthday parties at Flandrau. Check us out for your child’s next birthday party for a fun and educational celebration!

Choose your birthday time slot, as well as your birthday room, on the next page!
04/14/2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM MT
Science Center Exhibits
Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium inspires visitors of all ages to discover the wonders of science. Located on the University of Arizona campus, Flandrau's exhibits feature hands-on activities and vivid displays that reveal the marvels of our planet and solar system.