StarFest 2013 Latest News!
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2012 Drawing Prize List
Special thanks to our generous 2012 sponsors.
Prizes from last year included:
2012 Exhibitors -
As with previous years, the Julian StarFest had a host of vendors offering terrific deals. 2012 Vendors included:
Free Public Star Party Saturday Night, August 10, 2013!
Anyone can enjoy the Julian StarFest by participating in the free public star party on Saturday, August 10, 2013. Arrive in Julian between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and you can enter the StarFest grounds (1150 Julian Orchards Ln, Julian, CA 92036) for free. Take a star tour of the heavens using the many telescopes set up in the viewing area. Experts will be on hand to answer questions about what your looking at and about the telescopes. Parking is available nearby and we suggest you bring a red light flashlight to guide yourself to the observing area. If you don't have a red light flashlight, red film will be provided to cover a white light flashlight. Please, no white lights in the observing area. If you wish to take part in the drawing at 6:00 p.m., you must arrive before 6:00 p.m. and pay regular admission prices.
5th Annual StarFest a Huge Success!
annual Julian StarFest was a complete success! Not only did we have good skies and naked eye seeing down to 6th
magnitude, but everyone, participants and vendors alike, had a wonderful time.
Flushed with the feeling of success, the StarFest Committee is going full-steam toward this year's event, scheduled for the dark of moon on the August 9th
, 2013. That's right, one extra night this year. We've also added on-line booking through PayPal, one extra night of viewing, kid activities, plus much, much more. Please review our updated web page for all the facts about next years event.