The Flagstaff Star Party

Flagstaff Star Party and 2021 Celebration of the Night

Check here 4PM each day for possible weather cancellation.

Flagstaff Star Party is GO for Thursday September 30 2021!

Volunteer Signup

Telescope Host Signup


We need your help! If you are willing to volunteer to help with the Flagstaff Star Party, click this link to see our SignUp on
The 2021 Celebration of the Night begins tomorrow night with the opening of the NightVisions Satellite exhibits during Flagstaff First Friday Art Walk at three downtown Flagstaff galleries! We have a great calendar of Events laid out for this year’s Celebration, building to the Flagstaff Star Party September 30-October 2 and beyond! Check out the Calendar of events and make your plans to enjoy Flagstaff’s special connection to the night in the First International Dark-Sky City!
Star Party September 30 through October 2, 2021
Celebration of the Night events beginning September 3, 2021

2021 Events

We are optimistic that health conditions and CDC guidelines will allow us to hold the Flagstaff Star Party and Celebration events this year with limited restrictions. Stay tuned to this website for updates! Please visit the Flagstaff Star Party page and our Facebook page, for the Calendar of Events and more information.

Plan to join us in 2021 at Buffalo Park for the 8th Flagstaff Star Party!

Telescope viewing, night-sky orientations, music,
and fascinating presentations about the stars and night skies
at Buffalo Park in the
First International Dark-Sky City


Flagstaff – Home of the World’s most Accessible Dark Skies!

Touring the sky in the Binocular Circle – returning to FSP 2020

The Flagstaff Star Party – Meet the Stars and 2020 Celebration of the Night





U.S. Naval Observatory
Flagstaff Station

USGS Astrogeology Science Center Flagstaff