The Flame: True Stories From The Pale Blue Dot

March 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
The Space Centre and THE FLAME are joining forces again to bring you a night of hilarious and inspirational storytelling in the Planetarium Star Theatre! In between storytelling, enjoy live music in the theatre and drinks on our star deck.
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Enchantment Under The Stars

February 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Spend an enchanted evening enjoying live music, a little bit of science, catered appetizers and a specially created cosmic cocktail as we transform the Planetarium Star Theatre into a starry soirée.
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Multiple Universes Art Activity

February 10, 2018 - 11:30am to February 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Release your inner artist and paint an alternate universe as you would imagine it to be. Are the laws of gravity different? What is the shape of your sun? Explore the outer limits of your creative mind!
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Winter Wander @ Vanier Park

February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Bring your family down to Vanier Park for a festive event for all ages featuring 5 incredible attractions for only $5 (ages 5 and under FREE). Experience unique waterfront attractions showcasing art, history, crafts, science and performances from Bard on the Beach and the Academy of Music.
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Cosmic Nights: Beyond Our Universe

January 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Take a deep dive into the widely debated theories of what is beyond our universe. Are there multiple universes? What came before the Big Bang? Mingle with fellow science enthusiasts as we attempt to explain the unexplained and leave you with even more questions to ponder!
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Cosmic Yearbook Holiday Week

December 26, 2017 - 11:30am to January 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
Join us as we celebrate the year in space exploration and entertain curious minds. Every day features a craft activity for the kids and programming that highlights the cosmic events from 2017. We also look ahead to what’s on the horizon for 2018!
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The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a perfect setting for classic and modern wedding receptions and ceremonies. With several spectacular venues to choose from you will be sure to find a space that fits your vision for your big day. 

Sitting in a prime location in the heart of Vanier Park, we showcase picturesque views of the ocean, mountains and downtown Vancouver. We can also offer customized visuals in our unique Planetarium Star Theatre.


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Phone: (604) 738-7827 ext 233

Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction

November 23, 2017 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Cosmic Nights is back at the Space Centre! Discover the wonders of the universe - over drinks! Join us Thursday, November 23rd for Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction a party for the space geek in all of us!
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Science Fiction Family Weekend

November 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to November 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
Explore the galaxy in your favourite spaceship as we paint Millennium Falcons, TIE Fighters, the Enterprise, or bring your own spaceship idea! We’ll help you create a cosmic masterpiece!
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