Rent Chabot

Bright view of all three telescope domes, with tables set up for a wedding at Chabot.

Our Space, Your Universe

Let the stars smile on you and witness our state-of-the-art Center transform into an out-of-this-world destination. Surrounded by 13 acres of majestic redwoods in the Oakland Hills, Chabot Space & Science Center is a unique and stunning location to hold your next event.

Whether you are planning a corporate meeting, gala, holiday party, team building event, or wedding, Chabot offers a variety of rental spaces to fit your needs. Our experienced events team will help you customize a unique experience inside Chabot’s architectural buildings, outdoors surrounded by the redwood forest, or upon our Observation Deck where Chabot’s three historical telescopes reside.

Venues & Packages

Chabot Space & Science Center is divided into two buildings, with a stunning Planetarium, Observatory, and Courtyard garden. Spaces are available to rent as stellar Wedding & Special Event packages or as à la carte options sure to make your event an out-of-this-world experience.


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“Not only is the venue incredibly unique, nestled in the redwoods, fun for the guests to enjoy the exhibits and telescope viewing, but also we are so happy that the rental cost goes back to supporting science education for kids and the community.”

 Aarti, 9/30/17