Guests Can Celebrate ‘Holidays in Space’ at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex with Light Show and ‘Spirit of Exploration’ Presentation
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2015) — KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Looking for something new and unique to do this holiday season? Start a new tradition at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, where the holidays go high-tech with the fourth annual “Holidays in Space” celebration Dec. 19 through Jan. 3.
The iconic Rocket Garden will be the site of “Spirit of Exploration,” a stunning presentation of space imagery shown on the side of the 223-foot-long Saturn 1B rocket. The presentation, which takes guests on a journey through NASA’s history and plans for the future, features custom animation blended with historic footage of actual launches and awe-inspiring views of Earth from the International Space Station.
The “Rocket Garden Light Show” also takes place daily in the Rocket Garden, which features a majestic collection of real and replica capsules and rockets, some towering more than 100 feet into the sky.
In addition, from Nov. 27– Jan. 3 the visitor complex is adorned for the holiday season with a stunning array of decorations including a 41-foot Christmas tree, a giant NASA “meatball” ornament, garlands, lights, ribbons, bows and more.
All holiday activities are included with visitor complex admission; no advance reservations are required. Light shows begin at dusk each day. The visitor complex is open 365 days a year, including Christmas Day, Dec. 25.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s holiday hours of operation are:
Nov. 25-Dec. 21: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 22-25: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dec. 26-31: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.