An Evening Under the Stars

When
Saturday, March 2, 2024 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
Where
Big Lagoon State Park

12301 Gulf Beach Highway
Pensacola FL 32507

Directions

Telescopes set up on far southeast side of the amphitheater parking area. Park on the north side of the lot to minimize light pollution and disturbance.

Fees

Program is free with paid park entry:

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

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

Clear skies permitting, telescopes and binoculars will be set up to capture views of the moon, planets and other celestial objects. All participants must enter the park prior to closing time at sunset. The front gates will be locked at that time.

Call the ranger station at 850-492-1595 ahead of time to find out when the front gates will be locked.

Essential Eligibility Criteria

Contact
Emily.Price@FloridaDEP.gov