Night Sky Festival

The Milky Way Galaxy cuts across the night sky above the Skyline Drive, Big Meadows sign

2024 Night Sky Festival | August 2nd - 4th

Discover the Park after dark during the 2024 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, be sure to be prepared for the weather and bring a flashlight with a red filter. All events are free with park admission.

Please note: outdoor activities may be canceled in the case of inclement weather.

Check back for the 2024 program schedule!

Friday, August 2nd


Saturday, August 3rd


Sunday, August 4th


Spot the Station from Shenandoah

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


540 999-3500
Emergency Phone: 1-800-732-0911

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