Explore the beauty and wonders of the night sky on Saturday, May 19, at our third annual Skye & Stars at Skye Canyon Park (10111 W. Skye Canyon Park Drive).
Starting at 8 p.m., Las Vegas Astronomical Society volunteers will guide stargazers on a tour of celestial events with 10 telescopes, two high-tech video cameras, and a high-tech laser that will give you an up-close, clear view of the galaxies, asteroids, iridium flares, and shooting stars. According to the LVAS team, Jupiter and its four moons will be visible along with Venus and a crescent moon.
Pack a blanket, food, and beverages to enjoy a picnic under the stars. There will also be snacks and drinks available for purchase at Skye Bistro, inside Skye ...Center. Local food trucks, Dudewheresmyhotdog, Kona Ice of Vegas Valley, Lloyd's Mixed Plate, will also be on site serving up delicious creations.
Music and picnicking will begin at 7 p.m. Telescope viewing will run through 10 p.m.
Don't forget to enter our giveaway for your chance to win Skye Canyon swag and a $250 Visa gift card. We will also be screening «Star Wars: Return of the Jedi» on the Skye Center patio.
Bring the family! This all-ages event is free and open to the public.
Parking will be available in the Skye Canyon Park lots; street parking on Skye Canyon Park Drive and Skye Village Road will also be permitted.