August 30 through September 1, 2019
Join astronomers, rangers, and historians as they come together for a three-day festival celebrating North Dakota's starry nights and rich heritage! Stand under the expansive night sky that influenced cultures of American Indian tribes, inspired modern space exploration, and is still yours to experience today!
Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Historic Medora welcome you to evenings of star viewing,special presentations, rocket building and launching, children's activities, and much more as we celebrate Dakota Nights!
Most activities are included with your park entry fee, except when otherwise noted.
Daytime Activities - Saturday & Sunday
People of all ages are welcome at all activities!
Discovery Dome in the South Unit Visitor Center Theater
Cottonwood Campground Amphitheater from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Stargazing and Telescopes
Friday, Saturday & Sunday at Peaceful Valley Ranch from 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm.