About Us

About Us

The mission of Heritage Starfest is to foster enjoyment and preservation of the dark skies of the Colorado Plateau as an important part of our natural and cultural heritage. The Heritage Starfest is ...

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Daytime Astronomy Activities

Daytime Astronomy Activities

On Friday afternoon, Daytime Astronomy Activities will take place at Capitol Reef National Park from 2-5pm. These engaging activities encourage people of all ages to learn more about ...

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Stargazing

Stargazing

Stargazing is an essential element of any star party. At the Heritage Starfest, telescopes are available both Friday and Saturday night for dark sky viewing. On ...

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Support

Support

The Heritage Starfest is a free event. We operate as a nonprofit and seek donations to support our activities. If you'd like to help, contact us by email. To ...

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Telescopes

Telescopes

We're seeking people who are willing to share their telescopes, time, and expertise at this rewarding festival. If you'd like to set up your telescope, complete the Telescope ...

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Celebrating the Dark Skies of the Colorado Plateau

The annual Heritage Starfest encourages people to enjoy the dark skies of the Colorado Plateau, share the heritage of night skies, and encourage preservation of dark skies.

6th Annual Heritage Starfest

Who? Anyone who enjoys the night sky

What? A two-day FREE starfest

When? October 9-10, 2015

Where? Friday @ Capitol Reef National Park

Saturday @ Wayne County Community Center

Why? To celebrate the night skies of the Colorado Plateau