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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
Park After Dark: Solar System Stroll

Tonto National Monument, Roosevelt, Arizona
February 16, 2019, 7-9 p.m.
Free admission
(928) 467-2241

LECTURE
Near Earth Asteroid Hazards, Research and Space Missions

Michael Busch, SETI
College of San Mateo, San Mateo, California
March 1, 2019, 7 p.m.
Free admission


EVENT
Death Valley Dark Sky Festival

Furnace Creek Visitor Center, Death Valley National Park
Furnace Creek, California
March 1-3, 2019
(760) 786-3200

SKYWATCHING
Park After Dark: Black Holes and Beyond

Tonto National Monument, Roosevelt, Arizona
April 27, 2019, 7-9 p.m.
Free admission
(928) 467-224


 

East

 

SKYWATCHING
Arts, Culture & Fun: Astronomy

Alley Pond Park Center, Queens, New York
February 24, 2019, 6-7:30 p.m.
(718) 352-1769
Free admission


EVENT
Mars Celebration

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