Fountain Hills Dark Sky Festival

The Fountain Hills Dark Sky Festival is taking place April 21, 2018  from 3:00 PM– 10:00 PM at the Fountain Hills Community Center to promote our new designation as only the 17th International Dark Sky Community in the world.

Download the Fountain Hills Dark Sky Festival flyer in PDF format for printing.

Nationally know speaker presentations include:

  • 4:00 PM: Dr. Pierre Deviche – The Impact on Wildlife of Artificial Light at Night: Light Has a Dark Side
  • 5:00 PM: Kenneth Zoll – From Sun Rise to Meteor Falls: Cultural Astronomy of the Prehistoric Southwest
  • 6:00 PM: Dr. Jeffrey Hall – A Planet by Any Other Name: The Recent History of Pluto
  • 7:00 PM: Mayor’s Welcome, Awards for Contest Winners
  • 7:15 PM: Harun Mehmedinovic & Gavin Heffernan – A Magical Night Sky Masterpiece: The 150,000 Mile Journey That Created a Stunning, Award-Winning Visual Experience
Here are more details on the Fountain Hills Dark Sky Festival Presentations.
A photo contest is also being held as part of the Dark Sky Festival.  Learn more about our Photo Contest.

We hope to see you there! Here is a link to our event on Facebook.