An Evening Under the Stars

Saturday, March 25, 2023 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
Big Lagoon State Park

12301 Gulf Beach Highway
Pensacola FL 32507


The gaze will be held at the boat ramp, and telescopes will be set up on the right side of the ramp. Please park on the left side of the lot to minimize light pollution and disturbance.


Program is free with paid park entry:

  • $6 per vehicle (two to eight people).
  • $4 single-occupant vehicle.

Big Lagoon State Park along with the Escambia Amateur Astronomer Association invites you to spend an evening gazing at the skies!

Clear skies permitting, members of the association will set up telescopes and binoculars to capture views of the moon, planets and other celestial objects.

All participants must enter the park prior to closing time, which is at sunset. The front gates will be locked at that time. Please note: As sunset times do change throughout the year, please contact the park at 850-492-1595 ahead of time to find out when the front gates will be locked for the evening.

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