Dark Sky Festival


2018 Dark Sky Festival

Friday through Saturday, August 3-4, 2018
Join park rangers, astronomers, and astrobiologists in celebrating all that is out of this world during Lassen's Dark Sky Festival. Special programs, presentations, hikes, and Junior Ranger Night Explorer activities will be offered during the festival. View photos from the Dark Sky Festival on Flickr or a video about the festival on YouTube.

Highlights Include:

New Events in the Redding Area:

  • Night sky viewing at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
  • Special showing at Schreder Planetarium 8/3 - 7 pm
    Explore the unique dark skies of our area and what that means to stargazers. Enjoy a night sky dome presentation emphasising those small lovely objects best seen in deep blackness, such as comets, nebula, and galaxies.
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Enjoy a peak at Lassen Volcanic National Park's incredible dark, night sky and learn more about what the Lassen Dark Sky Festival is all about. go.nps.gov/darksky

Last updated: May 18, 2018

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