Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

January 2019

Jan 20 End Date

Total Lunar Eclipse

Palmetto State Park
It's a super blood moon at Palmetto SP. A total lunar eclipse will be visible starting at 8:36 PM and reach it's total eclipse by 11:00PM.
Jan 20 End Date

*Sold Out* Super Moon Eclipse Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
All tickets for this event have been sold!
Jan 26 End Date

Phases of the Moon

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the different phases of the moon and why the moon appears to disappear and reappear each month in this interactive activity.
Jan 26 End Date

Create Your Own Planisphere!

Lake Livingston State Park
Create your own planisphere, which is a map of the night sky that you can adjust for any date and time!
Jan 26 End Date

Winter Skies

Inks Lake State Park
Star Party with Austin Astronomical Society
Jan 26 End Date

Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
The stars at night are big and bright!

February 2019

Feb 1 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
Feb 2 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Feb 2 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.
Feb 9 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!
Feb 19 End Date

Full Moon Hike

San Angelo State Park
Under the illumination of the full moon we will hike to our day-use area. There we will look through a telescope focused on the moon for a more in depth look, take a constellation tour of the night sky, and then hike back with UV lights to find night animals.
Feb 23 End Date

Star Party!

Lockhart State Park
Join a park ranger for a look at the night sky!

March 2019

Mar 2 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Mar 17 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.

April 2019

Apr 6 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!

May 2019

May 4 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!