Dark Skies Festival

Dark Skies Festival at McDonald Observatory

April 29-30, 2022


Join us on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 2022 for a celebration of the night sky! This family-friendly weekend will feature activities during both day and night, including tours of facilities, telescope viewing, educational activities, guest speakers, and more.

Admission to daytime programs and events is free. Reservations will be required for evening programs and will become available in late 2021. 

Check back later for more details and schedules.

The Milky Way appears above the domes on Mount Locke at McDonald Observatory. Image: S Hummel. 

McDonald Observatory thanks the Apache Corporation for their support of the Dark Skies Festival.