Enjoy the largest public star party in SoCal at the Julian StarFest on August 1-3, 2019. Explore astronomy during the three-day fest and view the night sky in telescopes then have fun camping through the event. Who wants to join?

The event is hosted by the San Diego Astronomy Association, under the dark skies of Menghini Winery near the mountain resort of Julian (think fine wine and fresh baked hot apple pie)!

  • Free public star party on Saturday night, August 3
  • Camping availability for tent and RV campers
  • Exhibits by major telescope and accessory vendors
  • Food and beverage vendors
  • Astronomy games and crafts for kids
  • Raffle for donated astronomy equipment on Saturday
  • Optional behind the scenes tour of the world-famous Palomar Observatory on Saturday

Primitive camping is available for tent campers and RVs for up to three nights at the beautiful Menghini Winery.

Learn more here julianstarfest.com