Calendar of Events

Stargazing

Texas Parks & Wildlife is working to improve night skies in our state parks through the Dark Skies Program.

March 2019

Mar 23 End Date

Stargazing with the Austin Astronomical Society CANCELLED

Inks Lake State Park
CANCELLED due to weather.
Mar 23 End Date

Star Party

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The stars have stories to tell! Join the park interpreter to learn about the night sky and the effect it has had on our culture. The park's telescope will be on hand for viewing.
Mar 23 End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Mar 30 End Date

The Real Stars of Hill Country State Natural Area

Hill Country State Natural Area
No red carpet needed to observe these stars!
Mar 30 End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Mar 30 End Date

Starrytelling

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Take a closer look at the night sky!

April 2019

Apr 6 End Date

Create a Star Wheel

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Equip yourself to discover the night sky.
Apr 6 End Date

Explore the Dark Sky

Devils River State Natural Area
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Society and Devils River staff for an evening of stargazing with variety telescope for the viewing the night sky.
Apr 6 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real Astronomers!
Apr 6 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Apr 6 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Apr 6 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Explore the spring night sky across Texas!
Apr 13 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Apr 27 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!
Apr 27 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Apr 27 End Date

Constellations in the Canyons

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of the Texas Panhandle!

May 2019

May 4 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
May 11 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
May 25 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
May 25 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!

June 2019

Jun 1 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Jun 8 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Jun 8 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!
Jun 29 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!

July 2019

Jul 6 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Jul 6 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!

August 2019

Aug 10 End Date

Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing and shooting stars!
Aug 24 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!
Aug 24 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.

September 2019

Sep 14 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Sep 28 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!

October 2019

Oct 5 End Date

Moon Viewing Program

Abilene State Park
International Observe the Moon event
Oct 5 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Oct 19 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!

November 2019

Nov 2 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!
Nov 2 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.

December 2019

Dec 14 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!