Holiday Laser

Holiday Laser

November–January 2020

50 minutes / For all ages

The Planetarium's family holiday spectacular returns with an even more immersive experience with our new Digistar projection system! Favorite holiday songs play back-to-back, choreographed with dancing laser light among the stars of the Planetarium sky. Produced at the Strasenburgh Planetarium, it's a Rochester tradition for family, friends, and out-of-town visitors.


Playlist (subject to change)

  • "Winter" from The Four Seasons by Vivaldi — Gil Shaham & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Sun Valley Ski Run — Esquivel
  • Greensleeves — Kenny G
  • "For He Shall Give His Angels Charge Over Thee" from Elijah by Mendelssohn — London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
  • This Christmas — Yutaka
  • Bless This House— Mahalia Jackson
  • Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson — Rochester Pops Orchestra
  • It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year — Andy Williams
  • All I Want for Christmas — Mariah Carey
  • I Love the Winter Weather — Tony Bennett
  • Blue Christmas — Elvis Presley
  • 'Twas In the Moon of Wintertime — Cambridge Singers, John Rutter
  • Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree — Brenda Lee
  • God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen — Mannheim Steamroller
  • Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24) — Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Online ticket sales for public shows end 30 minutes before showtime. Same-day and advance sale tickets are sold at the Planetarium box office and Museum reception desk.

Show Times & Tickets

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