Southwest Astronomy Festival

Red cliffs under a starry night sky.

NPS Photo by Zach Schierl

The Southwest Astronomy Festival is an annual event that will occur for the first time September 22-23, 2017. Astronomy events will be held at various locations and times including Cedar City, Saint George, Ivins, Springdale, and Pipe Spring, AZ.

Come celebrate the night sky with us! We will have activities for all ages, including
  • Night Hikes
  • Solar Viewings
  • Educational Events
  • Networking Events for Astronomy Enthusiasts
... And lots and lots of star parties!
Most of these events are free and open to anyone, but some workshops have a seating limit and registration may be required. For a full schedule of events Download the 2017 Southwest Astronomy Festival Schedule. Join us for an unforgettable astronomy festival!
Promotional Poster for Astronomy Festival. Has purple skies with stars, and orange cliffs at the bottom. Dates of Astronomy fest are September 22 - 23 2017, hosted by Cedar Breaks & Parashant National Monument
Join us for the Southwest Astronomy Festival September 22-23 2017! Activities include Star Parties, Solar Gazing, Night Hikes, Night Photography Workshops, Art Activities and more.

Last updated: September 14, 2017

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Cedar Breaks National Monument: Administrative Office
2390 West Highway 56
Suite #11

Cedar City, UT 84720


(435) 586-9451 x4420

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