Dark Sky Festival - Lord Howe Island

Saturday 26 April 2025 to Thursday 01 May 2025

Overview

Experience a captivating space festival celebrating Lord Howe Island's pristine night skies! The festivities begin with 'Dancing Under The Stars,' a welcome event featuring live music from island…

Experience a captivating space festival celebrating Lord Howe Island's pristine night skies!

The festivities begin with 'Dancing Under The Stars,' a welcome event featuring live music from island-based musicians and visiting artists from the mainland.

Each night, join experienced astronomers for stargazing sessions, where state-of-the-art telescopes and laser pointers enhance your celestial exploration.

Astrophotography workshops, led by seasoned photographers, will teach you how to capture the beauty of the night sky.

'Dark Dining Lord Howe Island,' the signature dining event, offers an intimate culinary experience at one of Lord Howe's premier restaurants, where guests dine entirely in the dark, relying on their senses of taste and smell.

Daily science and astronomy talks are held at various locations around the island, educating and engaging attendees in the wonders of the universe.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.