Statewide Astronomy Night

Rescheduled to Saturday, April 13 7 – 10 p.m.

Free admission | Registration required

Enjoy a fun evening under the stars at the Belle Isle Nature Center! 

Explore the wonders of the night sky on beautiful Belle Isle with fun, family-friendly activities about science, nature and astronomy. Stargaze using a telescope, try hands-on science activities and learn about the importance of dark skies for wildlife. The Belle Isle Nature Center will host this free event for all ages in partnership with the Wayne State University Planetarium, Michigan Science Center and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Note: Due to inclement weather in Friday night’s forecast Statewide Astronomy Night at the Belle Isle Nature Center is officially rescheduled to Saturday, April 13 7-10pm.


Registration is required.  

What can you expect at Statewide Astronomy Night?

  • Educational chats
  • A portable planetarium
  • Star gazing through Wayne State University telescopes
  • Access to the Belle Isle Nature Center
  • And much more!