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Places to Go, Stars to See

star party graphicKeep up with astronomy and space events from coast to coast with these listings. They include star parties, museum events, public talks, and many other events. We'll add new activities as we hear about them, so check back often for events in your area.

We also have listings of observatories, planetariums, and other public facilities that offer views through telescopes at various times of the year.

See also: McDonald Observatory On-site Programs

If you want to add your event to this list, please send your information using "Star Party listing request" on our Contact Form.

West

 

SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
March 16, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission


SKYWATCHING
Star Party

Homolovi State Park, Winslow, Arizona
March 23, 2019, 30 minutes after sunset
Admission: $7 per vehicle

SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
April 13, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission


SKYWATCHING
Park After Dark: Black Holes and Beyond

Tonto National Monument, Roosevelt, Arizona
April 27, 2019, 7-9 p.m.
Free admission


SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
May 18, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission

SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
June 8, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission

SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
July 13, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission


SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
August 10, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission

SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
September 7, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission

SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
October 5, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission

SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
November 2, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission

SKYWATCHING
Public Star Party

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
December 7, 2019, 2-9:45 p.m.
(213) 473-0800
Free admission

 

East

 

SKYWATCHING
Astronomy

Fort Totten Park, Queens, New York
March 16, 2019, 6-7:30 p.m.
(718) 352-1769
Free admission

SKYWATCHING
Astronomy

Brookfield Park, Staten Island, New York
March 23, 2019,8-9:30 p.m.
(718) 967-3542
Free admission


EVENT
Mars Celebration

Mars, Pennsylvania
May 31-June 2, 2019
Free admission