AAA Urban Starfest in Central Park

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See the universe from Central Park! Join the Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA) of New York at their annual Autumn Starfest on Saturday, September 9, 2017, starting at 7:00 pm at the Sheep Meadow. AAA members will share views through their telescopes of planets, star clusters, double stars, and other objects in the night sky. See the Summer Triangle stars of Vega, Altair and Deneb with your own eyes!  Amazing views of the heavens brought to you by the AAA and the Urban Park Rangers lead by Sgt. Rob Mastrianni.

  • Free and open to the public!  All ages welcome.
  • Free raffles! Tickets available at entrance gate.
  • Free gift bags and glow sticks to the first 250!
  • WHAT: Autumn Starfest in Central Park

    WHO:  Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA) of New York  ( and the Urban Park Rangers

    WHEN: 7:00 – 10:00 pm, Saturday, September 9th, 2017 – clear skies or cloudy.  Free raffle at 9:00 PM.

    WHERE: Central Park, Sheep Meadow.  Enter at W67st and Central Park West.


    Since it’s beginning in 1995, Starfest is one of the AAA’s most exciting annual events. Click for more information on the history of Starfest.

    Map of the Sheep Meadow

    Photo gallery from Starfest 2011
    Photo gallery from Starfest 2010
    Photo gallery from Starfest 2008
    Background and History of the Event
    Photo gallery from Starfest 1995 – (First Starfest)