Your guide to the exclusive Kennedy Under the Stars event

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Kennedy Under the Stars is back again! This exclusive after-hours event will be held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on August 31, 2024. Experience this galactic party, which combines your favorite attractions with glow-in-the-dark activities, including a DJ dance party, miniature golf, and multisensory experiments. 

Here’s everything about the event's schedule, attractions, and activities, as well as ticket information and dress code guidelines.

Plan your visit

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When: August 31, 2024, 6:30pm to 10pm

Where: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Getting there: You can drive down or hire a cab to get to the complex.

Parking: The center has a paid parking facility for motorcycles, automobiles, and oversized vehicles (RVs). Parking for visitors with disabilities is also available. If you are an annual pass holder, you can park for free by showing a valid pass.

Dress code: Space-themed outfits (without covering your face)

What to expect at Kennedy Under the Stars

Experience an unforgettable night at Kennedy Under the Stars, an after-hours event at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on August 31, 2024. The colors of the cosmos come to life through various activities:

  • Groove to the beat: Get ready to rock out with an 80s/90s Video DJ in the Rocket Garden and dance the night away to a Techno DJ in NASA Central. With two electrifying DJs, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
  • Meet space pioneers: Take this rare opportunity to mingle with veteran NASA astronauts throughout the evening. You'll get to ask them questions, take photos, and learn about their incredible space travel experiences.
  • Explore the cosmos: The key attractions at the Visitor Complex will stay open late, giving you the chance to explore Spaceport KSC, get up close to actual flight-flown artifacts like space shuttle Atlantis, experience the thrilling Shuttle Launch Experience, and more.
  • Savor the flavors: Enjoy a range of food and beverages at select restaurants and bars, including special cocktails.
  • Shop for NASA gear: Don't miss the chance to add to your NASA collection at the gift shops within the complex, which will remain open during the event. You'll find everything from space-themed apparel to exclusive NASA merchandise.
  • Dress to impress: Feel free to dress up in your best space-themed outfits, but remember to leave your costume masks and weapon props at home. Let’s ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable night.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your tickets now and gear up for a dazzling and memorable night at America’s premium spaceport!

Book tickets to Kennedy Under the Stars

Headout Exclusive: Kennedy Under the Stars, After-Hours Event (Aug 31 Only)
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KSC attractions open during the event

During the event, some Kennedy Space Center attractions will remain open for you to explore. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discover your favorite sites after dark.

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