The Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, AK

July 4th Parade Participation


The planetarium has participated in at least seven July 4th parades. 

If you  If you would like to organize the planetarium participation in July 4th parade in 2023, let us know..


Theme:  The Space Shuttle. In honor of end of space shuttle program in 2011.


Theme:  Gas Giants


Theme: The Plight of the Plutonians. This was a funny comment of Pluto's new status as a dwarf planet. Organized by Michael Orelove.

1999 -  2006

Planetarium participated with theme:  The Solar System. Organized by Michael Orelove.