Dark Skies Festival 2023

Central Australia’s Dark Skies Festival is a nine-night celebration of humanity’s connection to the Night Sky. Join us at the Earth Sanctuary for a unique journey in light, sound, and darkness beneath one of the greatest night skies in the world.

Join the Dark Skies Festival - explore the universe in a fusion of art, science, and culture!

  • Wander through a network of red sand pathways at Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre
  • Discover breathtaking projection art underneath some of the darkest skies in the world
  • Join seasoned astronomers for a diverse program of live astronomy talks
  • Look into the Deep Sky through telescopes
  • Enjoy groovy live music
  • Grab a bite to eat from local food trucks
  • Witness a moonless sky, an Earthshine moon, and a meteor shower
  • Develop your appreciation for our Dark Skies

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