Astrofest is held every year. This year it’s happening on Saturday the 29th of October. 

It’s an amazing celebration of all things astronomy and stargazing in Perth and Western Australia. The event is very popular and attracts thousands of people to get out under the stars.

There’s always a lot to see and do including:

  • Dozens of telescopes on the oval to look through. This year you’ll see the Orion Nebula, Moon, star clusters and more…
  • Special guest speakers to wow you with their knowledge, discoveries and entertainment
  • Spectacular Science Shows by Scitech
  • Mesmerising Space Domes that journey you across the virtual Universe
  • Wonderful exhibitors to help start you on an astronomical journey
  • Stunning astrophotography on show from the latest competition
  • Meet members from the Perth astronomy clubs and staff from local observatories
  • Radio astronomy demonstrations
There are activities galore for kids at Astrofest.
Astrophotographers from around WA compete for awards in the Astrofest Astrophotography Competition.
You never know who you'll meet at Astrofest!