Private Sleepovers 

Invite your organization or host a private sleepover in our galleries for a whole night of immersive STEM fun.  


  • Stay overnight in the heart of Balboa Park 
  • Engage in a live interactive science show 
  • Choose from our library of IMAX documentaries 
  • Enjoy a pizza dinner, snacks, and a continental breakfast 


  • Sleepovers start at $7000 and include up to 100 guests
  • Additional guests are $70 per person
  • Minimum 1 to 5 ratio of adults to children is required

Add Ons

  • Buy out the VR experience for $500
  • Keep the Theater Concession Stand or the North Star Science Store open after hours for your group
  • Rent out the Lecture Hall or a classroom starting at $250

Reserve your overnight adventure today.  

Special discounts are available for Title 1 schools, Fleet Science Center members and other groups. Contact Special Events for more information.

A group of kids in pajamas sit on the floor in sleeping bags and smile at the camera
Four kids wear VR headsets and are seated in a VR motion machine. They have their hands up in the air with excitement
A group of kids in pajamas sit on the floor and smile and make funny faces. A male and female adult are behind them sitting. An adult woman speaks into a microphone while a large tesla coil next to her lights up.

Private Event Interest Form

Thanks for your interest in hosting a private event at the Fleet. Please fill out the form below and we will get back to you with more details. Items marked with an * are required. 

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Event Details

Type of Event
Which birthday package are you interested in?
15-25 guests
26-75 guests
15-25 guests
75 or more guests
Please indicate which catering options you are interested in.

Date and Time