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 10, 2019 at Buffalo Park 

Schedule of Events

Friday May 31, 2019 7:30 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 and dark sky activities for the kids.

Telescopes owned, shared and operated by Lowell Observatory, Coconino Astronomical Society and Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition.


 Friday May 10, 2019  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 Behind the Scenes Tour at Lowell Observatory
followed by a Dark Sky Lighting Tour on a Tour Bus that takes you to Buffalo Park.

Come join the Lowell team a behind the scenes tour of Lowell Observatory, given by Lowell Historian Kevin Scheduler.  Lowell admission and a free bus ride to Buffalo Park for dark sky telescope viewing and a night sky talk at Buffalo Park! 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.
Visit Lowell Observatory's website for information on tickets.

Contact Maggie Twomey at for more information.


Our Community Partners
Lowell Observatory
Coconino Astronomical Society
Dark Skies Coalition