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Thursday, October 30


6:45 pm & 8:00 pm


Halloween Laser Light Show


"The Future is Wild"



The Halloween Laser Light Show is a laser light show accompanied by Halloween music.


"The Future is Wild" is an all dome production that is based on a television series that premiered on Discovery’s Animal Planet.  "The Future is Wild" offers a glimpse at what might be the future of the animal kingdom on planet Earth. An international team of researchers has been looking into how animals and plants will change and evolve over the next 5 to 200 million years. A team of over 100 animators and scholars has transformed their ideas into creatures that fly, walk and swim. Experience a future fantastic, based on real science.  Narrated by John de Lancie.


6:45 pm Show:

8:00 pm Show:




Place:  Tidewater Community College Planetarium

             Virginia Beach Campus Science Building

The TCC Planetarium has a state of the art Digistar 5 Laser Projector housed in a 40 foot dome with 80 permanent seats. It produces an all-sky image.



Park in the parking lot closest to the ATC. The science building is to your left as you face the ATC. Go through the sliding doors.               Campus map




To make reservations call the TCC Information Center at 822-1122. You may also register using the links listed above for each show.  Reservations begin on Wednesday, October 22Your reservation is not guaranteed unless you arrive at least 15 minutes before show time to pick up your actual tickets at the planetarium.  There will be a limited number of tickets available at the planetarium on the day of the show. 

TCC Info Center Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 6:30 pm

Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm



  • Groups can only reserve a maximum of 20 tickets.
  • Food, drinks, and chewing gum are not allowed in the planetarium.
  • No one will be admitted late, and if you leave during a show you can not be readmitted.
  • The theater is accessible to wheelchairs.
  • Must be at least 4 years old. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.