Camp Verde Dark Sky

Dark Sky Events

Camp Verde Dark Sky Festival

In October 2018, Camp Verde held its inaugural Dark Sky Festival to celebrate becoming an official International Dark Sky Community. With educational activities for the whole family, workshops and speeches from astronomy experts, and stargazing in the field with telescopes, this festival welcomed 437 participants to learn more about why we need to protect Camp Verde’s Dark Sky and how we can do it together!

Mark your calendars now for the 2nd Camp Verde Dark Sky Festival-Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at the Community Center and Field, 51 E Hollamon St. 

Be sure to check out this blog post about the festival!

Star Parties

Join Camp Verde and nearby communities in celebrating our night sky! Star parties provide attendees with the opportunity to see the night sky constellations, star clusters, galaxies, and even planets!

Upcoming Star Parties & Dark Sky Events

Friday, April 5th, 2019: Camp Verde Star Party (Location to be announced)

Saturday, August 31st, 2019: Tuzigoot National Monument Star Party

Saturday, September 21st, 2019: Red Rock Ranger Station Solar Viewing & Star Party

Saturday, September 28th, 2019: Red Rock State Park Star Party

Saturday, October 5th, 2019: Camp Verde Dark Sky Festival at the Community Center and Field, 51 E. Hollamon St. 

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