An Evening Under the Stars

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

12301 Gulf Beach Highway
Pensacola FL 32507


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.


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, 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