Skip to content

Science week event search

No search results.

TastroFest – Tasmania’s Astronomy Festival

The largest astronomy festival in the country is beaming in from NASA for the anniversary of the Moon Landing. The team from Houston will be talking with us live as we catch up about this years celebrations.

When: Friday, August 2 2019. 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Download event for your calendar
Where: Ulverstone Stadium
1 Flora Street, West Ulverstone, TAS, 7315
Topic: Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology
Cost: $10 Adults; $5 Concession/Pension/Student/Uni. 12 years and under free. Planetarium, virtual reality and kids workshops are additional costs.
Other: Wheelchair access
Social Media: Facebook

Join us in Ulverstone for the largest astronomy festival in the country as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing.  This year we will be live streaming from Houston and talking with the NASA team about the Apollo mission from those who were there.

Dress up as your favourite sci-fi heroes or scour the op-shops for your best 1960s look. Catch a movie or meet a stormtrooper for photo opportunities! Start with the basics or get stuck into talks covering how the moon was formed or even can we grow plants on other planets? Be an Apollo 11 astronaut in VR, see NASA displays and live science shows. Our photography gallery will be on display where you can take home your own souvenir of spectacular images. Join us throughout the three days as part of a school group or as a curious guest as we have something for everyone!

Make sure you visit our website for the full schedule of events (released by July) and keep an eye out on Facebook for added activities.

School Days, 1-2 August.

General admission days (with night time sky viewing) Friday 2 August, 6pm – 9pm and Saturday 3 August, 10am – 9pm.

Ticket information released with the schedule. Note: admission purchased on the Friday night is also valid for entry on Saturday.

@Tastrofest on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Contact details:

Brittany Trubody
Phone: 0403 911 410

See more

Feature image for TastroFest – Tasmania’s Astronomy Festival
Loading map...