Puget Sound & Beyond Star Party
Saturday, June 08, 2013, 08:00pm - 10:00pm

Ever looked up at the night sky and wondered exactly what it is you're seeing? Join local astronomers to take a closer look! View the full listing of star party locations below to find some astronomy activities near you. Please note that times and activities vary by site, and some events may be canceled if cloudy weather prevents stargazing.

Registration: No advance registration required
Fee: Varies by event

This event appropriate for all ages. See our map of all locations.

Bechtel National Planetarium
Variety of astronomy-related programs offered from 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
Columbia Basin College’s Pasco campus, Building D
2600 N. 20th Ave., Pasco, WA
Fee: $3 for children, $6 for adults

Everett Astronomical Society
Harborview Park with the Everett Astronomical Society Star Party from 4 p.m.-Midnight
1621 West Mukilteo Blvd, Everett, WA
Fee: Free

Ft. Nugent Park with the Island County Astronomical Society
Star Party at 8:30 pm
2075 SW Ft. Nugent Street, Oak Harbor, WA
Fee: Free

Goldendale Observatory
Star gazing begins at 9:00 pm.
Located in the Goldendale Observatory State Park
1602 Observatory Drive, Goldendale, WA
Map & Directions:
Fee: Free. June 8 is one of the State Park free days; a Discover Pass is NOT needed to visit.

Green Lake in Seattle with Seattle Astronomical Society
The Green Lake star party will be on the west shore at a grassy area southwest of the Bathhouse Theater, near the fishing piers on the lake. Start time is 9:00 pm.
7201 East Green Lake Drive N, Seattle, WA
Fee: Free

Pacific Planetarium
Solar viewing event and planetarium shows from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
817 Pacific Ave., Bremerton, WA
Fee: Free

Palouse Falls State Park with the Palouse Astronomical Society
Star gazing begins at 9:00 pm.
17 miles SE of Washtucna, WA
Directions & Map:
Fee: Free. June 8 is one of the State Park free days; a Discover Pass is NOT needed to visit.

Paramount Park in Shoreline with Seattle Astronomical Society
Everyone is welcome to join us at 9:00 pm to look through our instruments at whatever is in the sky that night. Wear warm clothes. Bring a friend! Weather permitting event. Cancelled if completely cloudy and/or rainy.
NE 155th and 8th NE, Shoreline, WA
Fee: Free

Ritchie Observatory with the Battle Point Astronomical Society
Planetarium Show and Star Gazing begins at 8:30 pm. Star Party portion cancelled if there is inclement weather, but planetarium shows will still go on!
Located in Battle Point Park in Bainbridge Island

Robert & Elisabeth Moore Observatory
Night with the Stars from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Columbia Basin College’s Pasco campus near the baseball and softball fields
2600 N. 20th Ave., Pasco, WA
Fee: Free

University of Washington
Saturday, June 8 from 3-6 p.m. 
Planetarium shows and star chart handouts to take home for DIY stargazing later tonight!
The Planetarium is in the “A” wing of the Physics-Astronomy Building
Near the corner of NE Pacific Street and 15th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA
Fee: Free