Astronomy Weekend at Arizona Science Center

Explore the Sun, Moon and Stars During Astronomy Weekend!

We'll see you in October for our next Astronomy Weekend!

3…2…1… Lift off! Journey with Arizona Science Center through the cosmos during Astronomy Weekend! Discover the great beyond, including the Sun, Moon and stars, with live demonstrations and hands-on activities—all weekend long. 

All Astronomy Weekend activities are included with general admission to the Science Center. Additional tickets are required for the Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater, Dorrance Planetarium, and featured exhibition. Children under 3 are always FREE.

Astronomy Weekend is generously supported by The Richard F. Caris Charitable Trust.

Over the Moon About Astronomy? Check Out More Resources Below!

Astronomy Weekend YouTube Playlist

Astronomy Weekend YouTube Playlist

Curious about all things space-related? We've compiled our favorite demonstrations, webinars and activities in one convenient playlist! Space-lovers of all ages are sure to learn something new.

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Rocket launch

NASA STEM Engagement

Stay up-to-date on all the latest NASA News and request meetings and speakers from the nation's premiere space agency. Explore NASA content fit for your age range, internship opportunities, educator resources and more.

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Lowell Observatory

Lowell Observatory

Travel north to our friends at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff! As Arizona's most established observatory in the nation's first Dark Sky Certified city, you'll be able to peer through multiple telescopes.

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