Annual Star Parties

Name Location Typical Date
Death Valley Star Party Furnace Creek Resort, CA Jan, Oct
Winter Star Party West Summerland Key, FL Feb
Hodges Gardens Star Party Florien, LA Mar
Global Astronomy Month Everywhere! Apr
Stargaze Star Party Laurel, DE Apr
Southern Star Astronomical Convention Little Switzerland, NC Apr
Mid-South Star Gaze French Camp, MS Apr
Northeast Astronomy Forum Suffern, NY Apr
International Dark Sky Week Everywhere! Apr
Astronomy Day (spring) Everywhere! Apr/May
Texas Star Party Fort Davis, TX May
RTMC Astronomy Expo Riverside, PA Memorial Day weekend
Cherry Springs Star Party Coudersport, PA June
Grand Canyon Star Party Grand Canyon, AZ June
Rocky Mountain Star Stare Gardner, CO June
Gateway to the Universe Star Party  Marten River Provincial Park, ON July
Nebraska Star Party Valentine, NE July
Golden State Star Party Bieber, CA July
Mason-Dixon Star Party York, PA July
Mount Kobau Star Party Osoyoos, BC Aug
Table Mountain Star Party Oroville, WA Aug
Oregon Star Party Indian Trail Spring, OR Aug
Stellafane Convention Springfield, VT Aug
StarFest Ayton, ON Aug
Nova East Smileys Provincial Park, NS Aug
Manitoulin Star Party Manitoulin Island, ON Aug
Almost Heaven Star Party Spruce Knob, WV Aug
Acadia Night Sky Festival Bar Harbor, ME Sep
Black Forest Star Party Coudersport, PA Sep
AstroAssembly North Scituate, RI Sep
Idaho Star Party Bruneau, ID Sep
Alberta Star Party Caroline, AB Sep
Okie-Tex Star Party Kenton, OK Sep
Enchanted Skies Star Party Socorro, NM Oct
Astronomy Day (autumn) Everywhere! Sep/Oct
SJAC Fall Star Party Belleplain State Forest, NJ Oct
Deep South Regional Star Gaze McComb, MS Oct/Nov
Chiefland Star Party Chiefland Astronomy Village, FL Nov

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