Roper Mountain Science Center’s rocking summer laser show

Experience a new kind of concert featuring lasers set to the music of popular artists.

GVL Today Laser Days of Summer Roper Mountain Science Center

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No, these aren’t lightsabers. Roper Mountain Science Center has real lasers, and they are using them to put on an optical concert.

During Laser Days of Summer, you can experience a unique light show set to the music of artists like Elton John, The Beatles, and Taylor Swift. The shows in the Planetarium last ~45 minutes — and you’ll want to keep your head on a swivel. Most of the displays will be near the ceiling, but some of them will be behind you in the 360-degree experience.

The shows run multiple times a day through Friday, Aug. 4., and tickets are $8 per adult and $4 per child.

Pro tip: Get to the Planetarium early and play with some of the interactive games in the lobby.