Star Parties

Check Out What 2016 Has In Store

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Stargazing Manitoulin Itinerary 2016

Stay with us for a long weekend of celebrating Canadian dark skies at our Dark Sky Preserve. Come observe and start crossing those Messier objects off your list. Activities & workshops include a welcome wine & cheese reception,  guided public astronomy & laser guided sky tour sessions, nature interpretive centre, Horseshoe Tournament, children’s playground, wind up campfire & Saturday night pot luck Supper.

Public Astronomy Sessions will also be happening this weekend.


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Manitoulin Star Party Itinerary 2016

The Manitoulin Star Party is our longest running star party, heading into its 15th year. Come be part of the history and experience what this great weekend has to offer. Activities & workshops include a welcome wine & cheese reception, guided public astronomy & laser guided sky tour sessions, nature interpretive centre, horseshoe tournament, children’s playground, wind up campfire & Saturday night pot luck supper.

 Public Astronomy Sessions will also be happening this weekend.


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Perseids Meteor Party Itinerary 2016

Stay with us for the most amazing meteor showers of the year. Expect to see over 60 beautifully coloured meteors per hour leading up to the peak on August 12th and after. Activities & workshops include a welcome wine & cheese reception, guided public astronomy & laser guided sky tour sessions, nature interpretive centre, horseshoe tournament, children’s playground, wind up campfire & Saturday night pot luck supper.

 Public Astronomy Sessions will also be happening this weekend.


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Capture the Night Sky Itinerary 2016

This weekend is exclusively for astrophotographers.

It will be an incredible weekend photographing the beautiful night skies on Manitoulin. Activities  include a welcome wine & cheese reception, nature interpretive centre, horseshoe tournament, children’s playground, wind up campfire & Saturday night pot luck supper. Plus participants will have the chance to win fantastic prizes courtesy of ProCom  Electronics, Celestron, and Sky News Magazine!


At each of our Thursday Night Astronomy events throughout the summer of 2016 you will have a chance to win a free pass to the Planetarium at Science North in Sudbury, Ontario.Screen Shot 2016-05-22 at 4.58.33 PM.png


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Check out our Calendar of Events for more of what is happening at Gordon’s Park

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