Star Party: Summer Solstice Celebration

JUN 22, 2019 | Sunset

Celebrate the beginning of summer with a free Star Party!


From beginners to experts of all ages, here's your opportunity to view the stars and other celestial objects up close and personal through telescope and binoculars. Viewing highlights include Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and much more! 


Join us as we gaze at the pre-summer night sky at the OMSI bridge lot, located 1945 SE Water Ave. This free event starts at sunset and is free parking.


On the scheduled day of each OMSI Star Party, it is suggested that interested visitors check back here for possible weather-related cancellations.



OMSI Bridge Lot | 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, Oregon

L.L. "Stub" Stewart State Park | The park is located 34 miles west of Portland. Take US-26 west of Portland and turn right on OR-47. The event starts at sunset and is free with $5 parking per vehicle.


Warm clothing and a flashlight with red light are recommended. Personal telescopes and binoculars are welcome.