Holidays in Space

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex invites you to join this year's Holidays in Space sponsored by Pepsi Zero Sugar® featuring a brand-new projection mapping show - Starflake's Holiday Voyage - on the outside of Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex®, festive holiday décor, performances and more, happening December 16 through 30*.

Get Into the Holiday Spirit!

The unique projection mapping show will take you on a breathtaking six-minute-long journey through the stars, earth, and beyond. You will recognize familiar places throughout the journey - including the Vehicle Assembly Building, Artemis, International Space Station, James Webb Space Telescope and more. You can catch it nightly throughout Holidays in Space.

As you make your way through the front gate, you will look in wonder at the festive holiday décor that has taken over the visitor complex. New décor includes - a 50 foot tree illuminating the Rocket Garden and Gateway with more than 61,000 pixels of light, six-foot-tall astronaut nutcrackers and more. You will also see the return of your favorite décor, such as the NASA meatball turned holiday ornament.

Plus you can catch:

  • Roaming street performances by a singing duo
  • Comedy act in joyful outfits helping to spread the holiday cheer
  • Mini golf, corn hole, and connect four (located at the pavilion next to Space Shuttle Atlantis®)

Holidays in Space is included with admission.


 * Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2022.

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Holidays in Space Events and Hours:

  1. December 16 - December 24
    Hours: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Starflake's Holiday Voyage starting at 5:50 PM in front of Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex®

  2. December 26 - December 30
    Hours: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Starflake's Holiday Voyage starting at 6:05 PM and 6:50 PM in front of Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex®

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Starflake Visits the Mountains

Holidays in Space Visit Information

A visit to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex during Holidays in Space is the perfect way to enjoy this holiday season. Learn a few tips for your visit to make sure you get the most from your visit!

Add to your Holidays in Space visit:

Add-on Enhancements
Launch Director Tour with Mike Leinbach

Launch Director Tour

Starting at $75 (in addition to daily admission)

Take an exclusive tour of Space Shuttle Atlantis with Mike Leinbach, the launch director who gave the final “Go” for launch for 37 space shuttle missions.

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Kennedy Space Center Explore Tour

$25/adult & $19/child (in addition to daily admission)

With a space expert as your guide, tour America’s multi-user spaceport and make stops along the way for iconic photographic views. Ignite your imagination on the KSC Explore Tour.

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Chat With An Astronaut

Chat With An Astronaut

$50/adult & $35/child (in addition to daily admission)

Sit down in a casual, small-group setting, enjoy a sampling of food and beverages and ask a NASA astronaut your most pressing questions. 

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