Star Parties

Check Out What 2017 Has In Store

Stargazing Manitoulin
July 21 – 23

Stargazing Manitoulin Itinerary

Stay with us to celebrate 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.


Perseids Meteor Party
August 11 – 14

Perseids Meteor Party Itinerary

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.


Manitoulin Star Party
August 18 – 21

Manitoulin Star Party Itinerary

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.


At each of our Astronomy Nights throughout the summer of 2017 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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