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Celebration Events

Starport’s Celebration Events offer a variety of holiday and family gatherings for the entire JSC community!

These family-oriented events include (but are not limited to) the Monster Bash, Jingle & Mingle, Spring Fling and a host of other special recreational offerings throughout the year.

JSC Jingle and Mingle Banner 2023

Join us for the 2023 Jingle & Mingle

Thursday, December 7th

4:30pm to 7:30pm

JSC team members and their families will enjoy: 

  • Welcoming remarks from JSC Center Director Vanessa Wyche & International Space Station Program Manager Joel Montalbano
  • A variety of food, soda, water, beer, and wine included in the ticket price; Ticket holders will receive a meal from one vendor, up to 3 servings of beer/wine (for those over 21 years of age), water/soda, and dessert (while supplies last)
  • Live entertainment: Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre, DJ, karaoke, ugly holiday costume contest
  • Activities: Winter Wonderland with real snow, pictures with Santa, Cosmo, the inflatable astronaut; astronauts meet and greet; face painters, Drive to Explore trailer; Space Vehicle Mockup Facility (SVMF) catwalk scavenger hunt 
  • A map will be added a few weeks before the event

*Agenda and activities subject to change


Park between B20 and B21. ADA-accessible shuttle service will run continuously during and after the event. Enter through JSC Gate #1 off of Saturn Ln.

Limited parking will be available at the Gilruth Center – accessible via the Space Center Blvd entrance (Gate 5).  Limited ADA parking is also available at the Gilruth. 

Please note:

The event is not open to the public – NASA Team members and their families, retirees, community partners, and invited guests are welcome

  • No Refunds
  • No pets, guns/weapons, or ammo allowed


*Early Bird* General Admission (kids four years and under are free) – $12.00 until Nov. 30th

Ticket prices increase to $20.00 starting December 1st

CLICK HERE for tickets or purchase them in the B3, B11, or Gilruth gift shops.

Interested in volunteering? We need your help!

Please contact for more details.

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