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Assemble your crew for a celestial holiday experience!

November 16, 2024 – January 4, 2025
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Galaxy Lights is closed: Nov. 18 – 21 | Nov. 28 | Dec. 5 | Dec. 24 & 25
Please note: On Dec. 31, Galaxy Lights is open from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Embark on a holiday adventure that transcends Earth’s boundaries and transports you to the edge of the universe. Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant, is a space-themed holiday light show that defies gravity!

Create out-of-this-world memories with a holiday experience beyond imagination. Space Center Houston leaves you starry-eyed as you experience space in a new light.

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Galaxy Lights Admission Prices

Admission to Galaxy Lights is not included in general admission to Space Center Houston. Prices for peak attendance days vary. Special pricing available for groups of 20 or more.

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Please Note

People with light sensitivity should be prepared for dynamic and intensive lights. Learn more about accessibility at Galaxy Lights →

Make Your Holidays Big Bright Celestial Dazzling Houston

Make Your
Big Bright Celestial Dazzling Houston

Take your loved ones on a cosmic journey this holiday season

Holidays in space for you & your crew

The magic of the holidays meets the wonders of the cosmos only at Space Center Houston.

Space-inspired light displays

Enjoy one-of-a-kind displays saluting Houston's part in the history of space exploration.

Celestial memories & starlit traditions

Revel in the beauty of festive lights while gazing at the stars with your crew.

Festive treats & cozy bonfires

Make your own s'mores over a fire with your crew! Then cap the night off with hot cocoa.

Accessibility Information

Galaxy Lights is a dazzling experience for everyone – and our Accessibility team is here to empower all guests during their visit, including those with special sensory needs and accommodations! If you need additional assistance planning your visit, check our general Accessibility Options webpage or contact [email protected]

Download the sensory guide

Prepare for your visit with these documents! This document is a downloadable PDF.

Request accessibility assistance

Please reach out to our Accessibility team at least 2 weeks prior to your visit.

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

The majority of Galaxy Lights light displays are outdoors. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing tailored to the weather for the evening of your visit.

Once Galaxy Lights opens, the status of the evening’s event will be posted every day at 4 p.m. in the status bar at the top of this webpage to help you plan. In the event of mild rain, raincoats and umbrellas are encouraged.

If the weather is colder than expected during your Galaxy Lights experience, the Space Center Houston Shop offers a variety of space-inspired cold-weather apparel for purchase that double as great souvenirs!

In the event of closure due to severe weather, guests can redeem their Galaxy Lights tickets on any other night of Galaxy Lights through January 5, 2025.

Discounted group tickets are available for groups of 20 or more. For more information, call 281-283-4755 or email [email protected].

Please allocate 90 minutes to enjoy the experience. Galaxy Lights is open 6 p.m. – 10 p.m., but tickets are only available for purchase until 9 p.m. each day to help ensure guests have plenty of time to enjoy the experience.

Tickets are only available for purchase until 9 p.m., our last admittance time.

Check back later in the year for the ticket on-sale date for Galaxy Lights 2024!

The price of admission to Galaxy Lights varies by day, depending on peak attendance, but prices range from $19.95 to $27.95 for guests over 3 years of age. Children age 3 or under get in free!

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