Private Events

The Barlow Planetarium is a unique venue to celebrate private events.  Over the years the Barlow has hosted weddings ceremonies, birthday parties, reunions, wedding rehearsal celebrations, and corporate events.

Barlow Planetarium Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child's birthday party under the stars at the Barlow Planetarium to their celebration fun, educational, unique and unforgettable.


Star Birthday Experience
Attend a Regularly Scheduled Planetarium Show

Barlow Members:  Complimentary admission for Barlow Members, non-members $4/person when tickets are purchased as a group in advance.
non-Members:  $5/person when tickets are purchased as a group in advance


Galaxy Birthday Experience
Schedule a Private Planetarium Show

Barlow Members:  $120 minimum or $4/person when paid as a group
non-Members:  $150 minimum or $5/person when paid as a group

Sunday Party
Barlow Members:
  $180 minimum or $6/person when paid as a group
non-Members - Sunday Party:  $225 minimum or $7/person when paid as a group


Universe Birthday Experience
Private Planetarium Show & Party

  • Private planetarium show for your child and their guests
  • Special personalized planetarium show that travels back in time to see how the starry sky looked on the night your child's birth date.
  • Personalized star chart featuring the stars and planets on your child's birth date and current birthday.
  • Personalized cake featuring your child's favorite celestial object
  • Cake on the stage of the Barlow Planetarium
  • Present Opening on the stage of the Barlow Planetarium
  • Capacity:  birthday child, 10 friends, and 2 parents

Barlow Members:  $200 (extra guests $3/person)
non-Members:  $250 (extra guests $4/person)
Barlow Members - Sunday Party :  $240 (extra guests $4/person)

Sunday Party
Barlow Members:
  $300 (extra guests $4/person)
non-Members:  $375 (extra guests $5/person)


Barlow Planetarium Weddings

Allow the Barlow Planetarium to be the location to launch you into your future together celebrating
your love and your commitment. The Barlow Planetarium provides a magical setting that celebrates
the wonders of the Universe - a venue that is exotic and unique while still being near and
comfortable. Your guests will remember your ceremony for years to come.

Wedding Package: $1000

  • 45-minute planning consultation to select dramatic backgrounds
  • 1-hour facility rental for the rehearsal
  • 2-hour facility rental for the wedding day
  • Provide your own special music for each part of the ceremony
  • Complimentary 1-Year Dual Barlow Planetarium Membership


Celestial Package: $1500

  • Everything in the Wedding Package
  • Production of a unique, one-of-a-kind star show to make your ceremony even more memorable


Contact us for more information.