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Join us for the Fourth Annual Night Sky Festival!
Friday, August 9, 2019 - Sunday, August 11, 2019

Discover the Park after dark during the 2019 Night Sky Festival! Join us for stargazing, Ranger talks, kids activities, and guest presentations ranging from topics such as space weather, space travel, and our future in space. If you plan on attending one of the outdoor evening activities make sure to be prepared for the weather and bring a flashlight with a red filter. All events are free with park admission. Outdoor activities may be canceled in the case of inclement weather.
People stargazing in a meadow.
Stargazing at Big Meadows during the 2017 Night Sky Festival.

NPS/Mary O'Neill


2019 Night Sky Festival Programs

Download the 2019 schedule here!


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