Book an event at the Fleischmann Planetarium

Make your next event, conference or child's birthday an experience they won't forget at the Fleischmann Planetarium! Parties at the Planetarium are not only educational, but out-of-this-world fun!

Birthday parties at the Planetarium

With the help of the Fleischmann Planetarium, you can make your child's birthday party a fun-filled, educational event. 

What is included?

Our birthday parties include a list of standard activities for youth ages 4-7 and 8-12. All birthday parties at the Fleischmann Planetarium include the following:

  • One hour in a decorated science classroom
  • Reserved tickets in our public shows
  • Guided, hands-on science activity
  • Exhibit hall viewing after the party, including time at the Gravity Well
  • Planetarium invitations for the party
  • Standard disposable table covers, plates and utensils

Parties can be booked on Saturday or Sunday, from September to May, in one of the following time slots:

  • 10:00 a.m. - Noon: Ages 4-7
  • Noon - 2:00 p.m.: Ages 8-12
Fees and deposits

All parties are $15 per child, with a minimum fee of $150 for up to 10 children. A $75 deposit is required at the time of booking. Full refunds on deposits are available up to two weeks prior to the event if a party needs to be cancelled.

Make a reservation

You can make a reservation for a birthday party by calling (775) 784-4811 or by emailing

Host your next event at the Planetarium

We always welcome groups and special events, and offer a group rate of $5 per person for 15 or more people. Planetarium facilities can accommodate a wide range of special events including business meetings, graduation parties and more. Book your event by calling (775) 784-4811 or by emailing

The University of Nevada, Reno is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, ADA institution. A portion of program fees may be used to pay hosting expenses.