A Night Under the Stars

Saturday, June 10, 2023 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
Big Lagoon State Park

12301 Gulf Beach Highway
Pensacola FL 32507


Telescopes will be set up on the southeast side of the parking area at the amphitheater. Please park on the north side of the lot to minimize light pollution and disturbance when coming and going.


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 would like to invite 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 at sunset. The front gates will be locked at that time.

  •  As sunset times do change throughout the year, please call the park at 850-492-1595 ahead of time to find out when the front gates will be locked for the evening.
  • Event dates: June 10, July 8, Aug. 12 and Sept. 9.

Event Essential Eligibility Criteria