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Mad Science Halloween Fun at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, Wednesday, October 31

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

Mad Science Halloween Fun at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, Wednesday, October 31


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 24, 2018) Safe, fun indoor Halloween celebrations are coming to the Space Foundation Discovery Center next Wednesday, October 31st.  The day will be filled with costumes, Trick-or-Treat stations, a pumpkin carving/decoration contest, followed by an evening of stargazing and discovering the wonders of the universe. To celebrate this day of Mad Science, the Discovery Center will be offering half-off admission for the entire day.


Activities will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the Discovery Center will remain open until 8:00 p.m. Weather permitting, the monthly Family Star Party will kick off at 6:00 p.m. with outdoor night sky viewing, focusing on Mars and Uranus.


Daytime activities include:

  • Spooky Storytime – 10:30 a.m.
  • ‘Trick-or-Treat’
  • Vintage Sci-Fi Movies
  • Mad Science Demonstrations
  • Space/Sci-Fi Pumpkin Contest – 4:00 p.m.
  • Mad Science On a Sphere® Presentations
  • Space and Sci-Fi Scavenger Hunt
  • Crafts & Games

Evening activities include:

  • Outdoor Telescope Viewing (weather permitting)
  • Alien Masks Craft
  • Trick-or-Treating
  • Night Sky Viewing: Uranus and Mars
  • Science On a Sphere® Presentations
  • Halloween Green Screen Photos
  • Food Truck

About the Discovery Center
Located only five minutes from Garden of the Gods Park, at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region’s only space, science and technology attraction. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.


Military discounts are available. For pricing and other information, visit, or call the Space Foundation at 719.576.8000. Follow the Space Foundation Discovery Center on Facebook and Twitter.


About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and the world’s premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs, and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both of our websites and – and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.


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