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  • Laserfest 2016 | February 25 - 29 (1 week only!)

    Our 3rd Annual LaserFest returns to the MSUM Planetarium!
    Come rock out under the dome in an experience like none other in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Treat your senses to pulsing beats, incredible imagery and dazzling laser light effects. Featuring music from over five decades, hearts, eyes and ears will enjoy the beautiful colors and laser art set to a collection of musical delights in an immersive visual environment. From Rock to Pop, Metal to Alternative there is sure to be something for the whole family. Tickets will be available online and at the door.

    • Show Length: 40-45 minutes
    • Admission:
      • $8 - General
      • $5 - Tri-College Students, Senior (55+), and children (12 and under)
    • Note that since this is a special event, we cannot accept planetarium passes or SaveCoin vouchers.
    • Shows start promptly. Due to the darkened environment, there will be no late admission or readmission for audience members who leave during the show.


    Laser Safari

    SafariCast off on an incredible ecological adventure that explores the secrets of two amazing ecosystems, the African Serengeti and South America's Amazon Rainforest. Laser Safari recreates these intriguing corners of the world in dazzling laser light in order to study their unusual climates and strange inhabitants. With the aid of Professor Percy Bristlebrow and L.U.C.I.E, the world's only Laser Unified Computer and Interactive Entity, audiences of all ages are sure to have a fun and informative experience.

    • February 26 at 5 pm
    • February 27 at 10 am
    • February 28 at 1 pm


    Poster - Kinder BopKinder Bop

    A show for the youngest of laser fans! Come sing along to your favorite songs and be amazed by the dazzling laser art!

    • February 25 at 6 pm
    • February 26 at 6 pm
    • February 27 at 11 am
    • February 27 at 5 pm
    • February 28 at 2 pm
    • February 29 at 6 pm


    Summer Laser Jam

    Summer Laser JamSummer Laser Jam is a fun laser show featuring pop/rock music that evokes images of warm sunny beaches and cool sea breezes. The ultimate laser beach party, Summer Laser Jam goes where no other laser show has ever gone before - on summer vacation. The show's laser characters, animations, and music are all family-friendly, making Summer Laser Jam an ideal program for people of all ages who are looking to take a break from the real sun and yearn for a soothingly cool indoor oasis.

    • February 26 at 7 pm
    • February 27 at 4 pm
    • February 28 at 6 pm
    • February 29 at 7 pm


    Laser Mania

    Laser ManiaWhen it's time to just rock-out and have a good time, Lasermania is the ticket. Enjoy a pure sensory adrenaline rush with a collection of the most current rock and pop hits available in any laser show on the planet. Lasermania is the pinnacle of high energy laser light shows, guaranteed to have audiences dancing in their seats.

    • February 25 at 7 pm
    • February 26 at 8 pm
    • February 27 at 2 pm
    • February 27 at 6 pm
    • February 28 at 7 pm
    • February 29 at 8 pm


    Lasers in Space

    Lasers in SpaceDiscover how lasers are transforming the study of astronomy and space exploration. Explore how lasers fired high into the atmosphere are now letting ground-based telescopes see distant galaxies clearly, a feat thought impossible only a few years ago. Learn why today's most advanced robotic space probes now carry laser-powered instruments, including the first 'laser gun,' to map the surface of other planets and to sniff-out the chemical composition of outer space. Along the way take a few brain breaks and enjoy some of today's most out-of-this-world tunes set to dazzling laser-light.

    • February 27 at 12 pm
    • February 28 at 5 pm


    American Pride

    American PrideCelebrate America's unquenchable spirit of innovation, discovery, and exploration with the American Pride Laser Spectacular, a dazzling musical and laser extravaganza that highlights several US historical events. This program is a great spirit boost anytime, especially at those times of the year when it's important to take a moment to remember that freedom is earned through sacrifice. America's diversity is her strength, and American Pride celebrates that theme with an exciting mix of mainstream patriotically-oriented songs and current popular/rock music.

    • February 27 at 3 pm
    • February 28 at 3 pm


    Black History Tribute

    Black History TributeCelebrate the profound contributions of African-Americans in an exciting new way. Part history lesson and part uplifting musical revival, the Black History Laser Tribute is a fun, unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. Transformative historical events such as the formation of the Tuskegee Airmen and Dr. King's landmark “I Have a Dream” address are brought to life using dazzling lasers. Then rock-out to toe-tapping musical classics from Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, and Aretha Franklin.

    • February 27 at 1 pm


    Laser Beatles

    CitizenThe Beatles never looked so good. Whether in the mood for a mind-warping ride on a yellow submarine or just looking for an excuse to twist and shout, the Laser Beatles classic rock laser show has something for everyone. Featuring fifteen Beatles classics, such as Hard Day's Night, I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Yesterday, and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, this is considered by many to be the most spellbinding Beatles laser show ever.

    • February 25 at 8 pm
    • February 26 at 9 pm
    • February 27 at 7 pm
    • February 28 at 8 pm
    • February 29 at 9 pm


    Laser U2

    Laser U2Ready for some laser-induced Vertigo? Be immersed into some of the most influential rock and roll of the last generation courtesy of the boys from Dublin. Laser U2 is a techno-fusion of laser light and mainstream rock with a hint of blues and punk for some extra kick. Spanning three decades, songs like Where the Streets Have No Name, Beautiful Day, Desire, and Vertigo are brilliantly illustrated in vibrant laser light.

    • February 27 at 8 pm
    • February 28 at 9 pm


    Laser Pink Floyd - Echoes

    Laser Pink Floyd - EchoesLaser Pink Floyd: Best of Echoes is the ultimate fusion of classic rock music and dancing coherent light. Embark on an out-of-body experience as dazzling lasers visually interpret forty-five minutes of Pink Floyd's most timeless musical journeys. Drift weightlessly among haunting laser landscapes and 3-D laser renderings as you experience such classics as One of These Days, Comfortably Numb, Money, and Wish You Were Here like never before.

    • February 25 at 9 pm
    • February 26 at 10 pm
    • February 27 at 10 pm


    Laser Pink Floyd - Dark Side

    Laser Pink Floyd - Dark SidePlunge into the deepest recesses of the Pink Floyd consciousness in Laser Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon. Dazzling lasers transform this landmark album about greed, madness, and reality, into an intoxicating visual feast for the eyes. Over a million laser-generated hues and colors poetically express such timeless tracks as Money, Time, The Great Gig in the Sky, and Brain Damage. In short, during Laser Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon, space and time cease to have meaning.

    • February 25 at 10 pm
    • February 27 at 11 pm
    • February 28 at 10 pm


    Laser Led Zeppelin

    Laser Led ZeppelinGet the Led out as lasers weave a monolithic Zeppelin experience for diehards that is a feast for both eyes and ears. Transcend time and space with laserized versions of classic Zeppelin such as the Immigrant Song, Over the Hills and Far Away, Heartbreaker, Rock and Roll, Dazed and Confused, Whole Lotta Love, and of course, Stairway to Heaven. The melding of musical and photonic troubadours has never been purer.

    • February 26 at 11 pm
    • February 27 at 9 pm
    • February 29 at 10 pm


    Please Note:

    • Laser shows are not recommended for very young children.
    • Laser shows feature loud music and dramatic lighting and may not be suitable for some visitors.
    • Strobe lights and special effects in laser light shows may cause seizures in certain individuals. If you have any concerns or questions about the show’s content or nature, please ask the operator/educator before the program begins. For your safety, and the safety of others, there is no admission or re-admission after a laser show has begun