Lights Out Flagstaff
Lights Out Flagstaff is a celebration of Flagstaff's incredible night sky heritage and commitment to responsible energy consumption. For one night, homes, businesses, and city buildings will turn off their lights and enjoy free public astronomy programs provided by Flagstaff community organizations. Join us in celebrating Flagstaff - the First International Dark Sky City - on Friday May 18, 2018 at Buffalo Park
Schedule of Events
May 14-18, 2018
Lights Out Flagstaff comes to FACTS!
Flagstaff's AmeriCorps Vista team will work with students attending many of the FUSD FACTS programs to introduce them to our Dark Sky Heritage, increase their knowledge of the effects of light pollution on our world and help them discover ways to make Flagstaff's skies darker.
Lights Out Flagstaff Happy Hour and Dark Sky Talk at Lowell Observatory!
Come join the Lowell team for a Lights Out Flagstaff Happy Hour! Guest speaker on Dark Skies, local brewery, local food truck and a free bus ride to Buffalo Park for dark sky telescope viewing and a night sky talk by the National Park Service! On your bus ride, learn about outdoor lighting and light pollution from Jeffrey Hall, Director at Lowell Observatory.
Bus leaves Lowell Observatory at 8:00 pm and will return at 9:30 pm. Bus availability is on a first come first serve basis. Stay tuned for information on Happy Hour/Bus tickets.
Contact Maggie Twomey at email@example.com for more information.
Friday May 18, 2018 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lights Out Flagstaff at Buffalo Park!
Join us at Buffalo Park for night sky viewing through telescopes, a night sky talk by a National Park Ranger and even a night fun run sponsored by Run Flagstaff!
Telescopes owned, shared and operated by Lowell Observatory, Coconino Astronomical Society and Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition.
Coconino Astronomical Society
Dark Skies Coalition
| National Park Service
Thank you to all our 2017 participating businesses! We invited downtown businesses to turn off their non-essential exterior lighting and the response has been overwhelming! Businesses that have pledged to turn off lighting for the weekend are:
| Alley Cats Salon
Arizona Handmade Gallery
Blendz Winery and Bar
Criollo Latin Kitchen
Earthbound Trading Co
Firecreek Coffee Company
Flagstaff Brewing Company
Flagstaff Soap Company
Full Circle Trade & Thrift
Hotel Monte Vista
Nadli Korean BBQ
Old Town Shops
|Pita Pit Puchteca Indian Goods
The Artists' Gallery
The State Bar
The Sweet Shoppe
Winter Sun Trading Co.