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Upcoming Events

Where in the world is Celestron? When you want to find us, check here to see what we're up to in the coming months and if we're going to be in your area for a trade show, star party, or other event. Be sure to come out and say hi!

The best way to learn about the night sky is to connect with other amateur astronomers. Use the Night Sky Network app below to find star parties and astronomy clubs near you.


Camping at a dark-sky site takes your stargazing experience to the next level. Find national parks and special outdoor events near you with the Oh Ranger! app below.


July 6-11, 2015 - ALCON (Las Cruces, NM)

Astronomical League conventions provide an opportunity for amateur astronomers all over the country to gather together to learn and exchange ideas, techniques, and opnions on astronomy. All of our conventions provide professional astronomers to address the attendees about their field of expertise. This allows the amateur to learn about the latest discoveries in astronomy directly from the astronomers making the discoveries.

Meet the Celestron team at ALCON and read more about the event HERE

July 17-19, 2015 - Badlands Astronomy Festival (Badlands NP, SD)

The 2015 Badlands Astronomy Festival will bring together space science professionals, amateur astronomers, educators, youth groups, South Dakota residents and visitors for a "stellar experience". Join Celestron July 17th-19th to celebrate the beauty of a dark night sky and the wonder of space exploration. Novices and experts alike will enjoy daily family-friendly activities and evening presentations with special guest speakers. Nightly telescope viewing will be sponsored by the NPS Night Sky Program and Celestron.

Find out more about Badlands Astronomy Festival HERE

July 18, 2015 - Moon Day (Dallas, TX)

Let's get ready for Moon Day! We're excited to participate in theis years annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)-focused, space-themed public event sponsored by the Frontiers of Flight Museum and the National Space Society of North Texas. The event brings together space exploration-oriented groups, organizations and institutions in North Texas to share their activities and inspire new generations to embrace a scientific and technological future. click HERE for more information on Moon Day and how you can join us!

July 25, 2015 - SCAE (Oceanside, CA)

Celestron is headed to Oceanside, CA for a day of fun at the SCAE astronomy expo. This event will host talks, showcases, sales, giveaways and MORE!

For information on how you can join us at this event, click HERE.

August 12-16,2015 - Tucson Audubon Birding Festival (Tucson, AZ)

Join the  Celestron as we explore and enjoy the beautiful and fascinating Sonoran Desert and Sky Islands at the Fifth Annual Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival. Get to know the friendly local birding and conservation community and the dazzling array of watchable wildlife experiences accessible from Tucson!

For more information click HERE.

August 13-16, 2015 - Starfest (Mt. Forest, ON)

Join Celestron at Starfest, Canada's largest annual amateur astronomy conference and star party attracting hundreds of astronomy enthusiasts from Ontario, neighbouring provinces, and states. It has also been ranked among the top star parties in North America by Sky and Telescope magazine.

Read more about Starfest HERE.

September 10-12, 2015 - Great Basin NP Astronomy Festival (Great Basin NP, NV)

Celestron is joining the park rangers and experiencing out of this world family fun, excitement, and learn about day and nighttime astronomy. Great Basin National Park has some of the best air quality in the nation which translates to clear daytime skies, and incredibly dark night skies.

For more information on the Great Basin NP Astronomy Festival click HERE.

September 10-13, 2015 - Midwest Bird Symposium (Bay Cities, MI)

Celestron is a proud sponsor of the premier birding festival of the Midwest, the 2015 Midwest Birding Symposium. Join us for awesome fall birding excursions and fantastic presentations on a wide variety of birding topics. 

Click HERE for more information.

September 10-14, 2015 - Acadia Night Sky Festival (Bar Harbor, ME)

Join us for the 6th annual Acadia Night Sky Festival presented by Celestron. The Acadia Night Sky Festival is a community celebration to promote the protection and enjoyment of Downeast/Acadia’s stellar night sky as a valuable natural resouce through education, science and the arts.

For more information on this event, click HERE.

September 11-13, 2015 - Sequoia NP Dark Sky Festival (Sequioa/Kings Canyon NP, CA)

Come celebrate the the night sky with Celestron in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. The darkness not only adds to the aesthetic qualities of the wilderness, but is important to the health of the wildlife. The Dark Sky Festival aims to educate visitors about the importance of this park resource and inspire them to take action in their own community. We hope you join us this summer and share your passion for the night sky and astronomy during this fun weekend.

Click HERE for more information.