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Arkansas Dark Sky Festival 2022

October 20, 2022 - October 22, 2022

Dark Sky Festival by Arkansas Natural Sky Association
The Arkansas Natural Sky Association, along with various regional astronomy and environmental groups, are proud to host Arkansas’ first-ever Dark-Sky Festival! We’ll marvel at the last of the Summer Milky Way under the nearly natural skies of the Buffalo National River, the state’s only designated International Dark-Sky Park.
Where? Tyler Bend Campground – St. Joe, AR
When? October 21st and 22nd
How Much? Free! But be sure and check out our Festival Store to find items to help you make the most of this experience.
This family-friendly event will be bursting with activities, including:
✨ Constellation Tour
🔭 Telescopic Star Party
☄️ Orionid Meteor Shower
🎨 Celestial Art Class
🦉 Nocturnal Wildlife
💡 Light Pollution Awareness
📷 Nightscape Photography Contest
🫧 Giant Bubble Blowing
☀️ Solar Marshmallows
… and so much more!
For more information, and to download your Festival Guide, visit the festival website: darkskyarkansas.org/dark-sky-festival
For details about the Nightscape Photography Contest:

Tim Ernst - Tent illuminated on the Buffalo River at night with the Milky Way overhead


October 20, 2022
October 22, 2022
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Arkansas Natural Sky Association
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Tyler Bend Campground
St Joe, AR 72675 United States + Google Map
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