Dark Sky Night

Dark Sky Night



10 Nov 19:00 - 23:59 - Leamington
Point Pelee National Park

Route

Explore the park on your own after dark and experience the dark skies of Point Pelee. You’ll have the opportunity to stay late and see what goes on after dark.

*Please note that there are no formal programs this evening. Visitor can pick up a seasonal star chart at the gate upon arrival.
Park open to midnight


Past Events

FSC Practitioners Course - Point Pelee National Park

19 Apr 09:00 - 23 Apr 17:00 19 Apr 09:00 - 23 Apr 17:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
This is a 5-day Forest & Nature School Practitioners Course taking place in Point Pelee National Park in Leamington, Ontario. This course is presented in partnership with Point...   More info

What’s Croaking

21 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 21 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Visitors will be introduced to the Frogs and Toads that make Point Pelee home and learn how we monitor frogs by participating in a nocturnal survey. Meet at the Visitor...   More info

Earth Day Beach Clean- up

22 Apr 10:00 - 12:00 22 Apr 10:00 - 12:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Celebrate Earth Day with a beach clean-up. Join park staff at West Beach and help clean up the garbage washed up on the beach over the winter. Call park for more information. 519...   More info

Festival of Birds

01 May 05:00 - 21 May 22:00 01 May 05:00 - 21 May 22:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Join us for our annual celebration of spring migration at Point Pelee National Park. Daily birding hikes, Lunch and Learn sessions, Birder Breakfast and Lunch and so much more...   More info

Dark Sky Night

19 May 19:00 - 23:59 19 May 19:00 - 23:59 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Explore the park on your own after dark and experience the dark skies of Point Pelee. You’ll have the opportunity to stay late and see what goes on after dark. Please note that...   More info

Woodcock Walk

19 May 20:00 - 21:00 19 May 20:00 - 21:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Visitors will have the chance to see the quirky and interesting mating rituals of the American Woodcock. Aerial displays and calling will be featured in this short walk. Meet at...   More info

Dark Sky Night

16 Jun 19:00 - 23:59 16 Jun 19:00 - 23:59 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Windsor Centre for an evening of stargazing. Bring your own binoculars or take a look through one of the special...   More info

Marsh by Moonlight

28 Jun 20:30 - 23:30 28 Jun 20:30 - 23:30 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Enjoy a warm summer evening and a full moon. Join us moonlight paddle through the marsh. Bring your own canoe or kayak, rent a canoe from us or reserve a spot on the freighter...   More info

Canada Day Celebrations

01 Jul 10:00 - 17:00 01 Jul 10:00 - 17:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
It’s Canada’s birthday and Point Pelee’s centennial and we’re ready to celebrate. Join us for fun activities throughout the park, including a park wide scavenger hunt. At...   More info

Dark Sky Night

14 Jul 19:00 - 23:59 14 Jul 19:00 - 23:59 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Explore the park on your own after dark and experience the dark skies of Point Pelee. You’ll have the opportunity to stay late and see what goes on after dark. Please note that...   More info

Butterflies of the Night

14 Jul 21:00 - 22:23 14 Jul 21:00 - 22:23 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Spend the night with a local expert and see what amazing species he’s able to attract you’ll be surprised just how colourful some moths are. Meet at the Visitor Centre...   More info

Point Pelee 100 BioBlitz

21 Jul 12:00 - 22 Jul 12:00 21 Jul 12:00 - 22 Jul 12:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
In celebration of Point Pelee’s 100 years of conservation and even more years of ecological study and monitoring you are invited to join our first all park, all species BioBlitz...   More info

Sciensational Sssnakes

04 Aug 11:00 - 05 Aug 16:00 04 Aug 11:00 - 05 Aug 16:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Are you curious about the secret lives of reptiles? Interested in where they live or what they eat? Point Pelee National Park is pleased to welcome Sciensational Sssnakes!! which...   More info

Astronomy Weekend - Perseid Meteor Celebration

11 Aug 21:00 - 13 Aug 06:00 11 Aug 21:00 - 13 Aug 06:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
We’re celebrating the dark skies of Point Pelee National Park all weekend. Join us for astronomy programs throughout the day and night. The park will stay open all night between...   More info

Wild Ontario

01 Sep 11:00 - 02 Sep 16:00 01 Sep 11:00 - 02 Sep 16:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Join Wild Ontario at the Visitor Centre and see live birds of prey. Learn about the role they play in the environment...   More info

Dark Sky Night

08 Sep 19:00 - 23:59 08 Sep 19:00 - 23:59 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Explore the park on your own after dark and experience the dark skies of Point Pelee. You’ll have the opportunity to stay late and see what goes on after dark. Please note that...   More info

Let’s Get Batty

08 Sep 19:30 - 21:00 08 Sep 19:30 - 21:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Not only are birds and butterflies migrating in September, but it’s also a prime time for bats. Join a park interpreter for a short theatre presentation about bats, before heading...   More info

Dark Sky Night

13 Oct 19:00 - 23:59 13 Oct 19:00 - 23:59 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Windsor Centre for an evening of stargazing. Bring your own binoculars or take a look through one of the special...   More info

Dark Sky Night

08 Dec 19:00 - 23:59 08 Dec 19:00 - 23:59 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Windsor Centre for an evening of stargazing. Bring your own binoculars or take a look through one of the special...   More info

67th Annual Christmas Bird Count December 17, 2018

17 Dec 08:00 - 17:00 17 Dec 08:00 - 17:00 - Leamington Leamington
Point Pelee National Park Point Pelee National Park
Point Pelee National Park will be holding its 67th Annual Christmas Bird Count on Monday, December 17th and you are invited to participate. Started in 1900, the Christmas Bird...   More info


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