HOLIDAYS IN SPACE


Celebrate Holidays in Space at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex with a 1960s-inspired holiday bash of galactic proportions! Step through the rocket archway decked out for the holidays and enter into a retro wonderland. Immerse yourself in 10,000 sparkling lights, festive holiday décor, holiday music, interactive photo opportunities, space trivia and fun surprises throughout the day. Plus, witness a dazzling spectacle of LED lights starting as the sun begins to set. Finish your day with an inspiring short film that journeys across NASA’s historic missions before launching into the future of space exploration: the Moon and Mars!

Holidays in Space annual passholder event in the West Atlantis Pavilion.

Get Into the Holiday Spirit!

From December 13 – 31, celebrate the holidays with new festive decorations and retro-inspired experiences. Beginning at 5:00 PM each night, watch a short film that chronicles NASA’s past, present and future.

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Enjoy holidays decor throughout the park, including decorative Christmas tree, lights and ornaments.

Join us for our Annual Passholder Appreciation Event!

As a thank you for another incredible year, annual passholders are invited to stop by the Atlantis West Lawn Pavilion on December 13 for complimentary sweet treats, drinks and some special gifts!

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Join the Must See Holiday Event at
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex!

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The Kennedy Space Center celebrates the holidays with decor such as the

YOUR HOLIDAYS IN SPACE MISSION | TIPS FOR YOUR VISIT

By Alaina | November 11, 2019 

With these insider tips and tricks, learn how to make the most out of your visit during Holidays in Space.

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December Events and Hours:


  1. December 1 - December 3 Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
  2. December 4 Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
    SpaceX Falcon 9 CRS-19 launch
  3. December 5 - December 12 Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
  4. December 13 Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
    Annual Passholder Appreciation Event
    Holidays in Space
  5. December 14 - December 16 Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
    Holidays in Space
  6. December 17 Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
    Holidays in Space
    Commercial Crew Boeing Orbital Flight Test
  7. December 18 - December 22 Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
    Holidays in Space
  8. December 23 - December 24 Hours: 9 am - 7 pm
    Holidays in Space
  9. December 25 Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
    Holidays in Space
    Christmas Day
  10. December 26 Hours: 9 am - 8 pm
    Holidays in Space
  11. December 27 - December 30 Hours: 9 am - 8 pm
    Sally Ride - Reach for the Stars
    Holidays in Space
  12. December 31 Hours: 9 am - 7 pm
    Sally Ride - Reach for the Stars
    Holidays in Space
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Add to your Holidays in Space visit:


Add-on Enhancements
A Kennedy Space Center bus tour passes by the Vehicle Assembly building and Crawler.

Kennedy Space Center Explore Tour

Starting at $19

Bypass the regular bus tour line and reserve the Explore Tour. Capture photo opportunities and view icons of NASA spaceflight operations behind NASA’s gates.

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Astronaut Jon McBride with lunch guests

Dine With An Astronaut

Starting at $15.99

Enjoy a sit-down buffet meal and hear first-hand accounts of living and working in space from a real veteran NASA astronaut. Reserve your spot for this holiday season before it sells out.

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Historic photo of the launch pads at Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral Early Space Tour

Starting at $19

On this tour of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, adjacent to Kennedy Space Center, visit the historic site where America’s space program was born. This tour is perfect for the space enthusiast!

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