A celebration of Bandeliers amazing night skies

Person wearing a blanket looking through telescope
Looking through a giant telescope at Bandeliers amazing skies

Jake Holgerson

Night Sky Fiesta

October 4th, 5th, and 6th 2018

Come celebrate Bandelier Night Skies at our Night Sky Fiesta. Special programs, guest speakers, solar viewing, kids activities, and giant telescopes! 3 days of celebrating Bandelier's beautiful night skies.

Festivities begin Thursday Night at the Juniper Campground Amphitheater with a a special night sky Ranger program followed by celestial object viewing with giant telescopes.

Friday will feature a special afternoon "planet walk" lead by a Bandelier Astronomy Ranger, solar viewing at the Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center, and an evening program at the amphetheater with Dark Ranger Kevin Poe folowed by viewing through giant telescopes.

Saturday will again have a special "planet walk" and solar viewing, and the evening program will be the Skyglow project film presentation with Harun Mehmedinović of the Skyglow Project folowed by viewing through giant telescopes.

Everyone will enjoy the "Telescope Sandbox" where you can learn to operate a telescope and find dazzling objects in the night sky. Special glow bands and stickers available for kids young and old.

Last updated: August 5, 2018

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