Bring the family to Elk Island Park on Saturday, September 3 for an all-day Star Party! Enjoy informative sessions from guest speakers, interpretive performances, and stay late to experience the wonders of the dark sky! Activities free (with valid park entry).

Astotin Lake Recreation Area | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Information booths, Beaver Town Daily Discovery, Solar Viewing, and Food Trucks

Astotin Theatre | 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
3 pm “DSI: Dark Sky Investigator” performance
8 pm “ALTASAT program, Alberta’s first satellites” Keynote Speaker from University of Alberta

Beach | 9:00 pm to very late
Night Astronomy with the Royal Astronomy Society of Canada (weather permitting)

Star Party in Elk Island Park:

When: Sunday, September 3, 2023
Time: All day – see schedules above
Where: Elk Island National Park – Astotin Lake Recreation Area
Website: parks.canada.ca