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TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Robert J. Novins Planetarium, on the Ocean County College campus, offers year ‘round programming to entertain and educate those of all ages. Next month, the Planetarium gets spooky in anticipation of Halloween! 

 And, there’s still time to catch a few special events scheduled for this month!

 Special Events:

Astronomical World of Harry Potter September 22, 28 and 29

Host a Little Ghost and the Story of the Mystical Mums October 18

Grunge Halloween Costume Party October 18

Not So Scary Trunk or Treat (in partnership with Toms River Macaroni Kid + the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts) October 20

Halloween PJ Party October 26


Laser Show Highlights:

New! Laser Queen October 12

Laser Fright Light multiple dates

Not-So-Scary Halloween Laser Show multiple dates


And More:

Space Aliens: Looking for Life in the Universe October 12

The Stars From My Backyard multiple dates

One Day on Mars September 14 and October 14


For additional information about Planetarium presentations visit ocean.edu/planetarium. For recorded show information, call 732-255-0342. 

To purchase tickets, visit tickets.ocean.edu or call 732-255-0343. (Group discount may be available.) Tickets are available at the door but advance purchase is recommended as many shows sell out.

The planetarium is located on College Drive in Toms River, NJ. Please park in Parking Lot #2.