Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, as a unit of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has suspended public operations until further notice because of ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) concerns. You can read our full statement here. While you’re here, check out Morehead At Home, an online hub of resources for you to enjoy at home!

Halloween at Morehead

September 27, 2019

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is hosting a special Scare-olina Skies showing that will include live narration during the show and candy. 

Join us on Sunday, October 27 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale for our individual shows; each show will be 30 minutes and a condensed version of our Scare-olina Skies. 


3:30 p.m. – Buy Tickets
4:30 p.m. – Buy Tickets

Morehead Halloween

Stop by for a Halloween event of family fun, rain or shine. Tickets for the star show are $5 and are available now online. Space is limited, so registration for the planetarium show is required. 

If you would like to join us for our full version of Scare-olina Skies for adults and teens, on Wed 10/30 at 8PM, purchase your tickets here.

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Malenia Swinton | Marketing & Communications Manager
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center