Astrolight festival at Scienceworks

Head to the Astrolight festival at Scienceworks next Saturday 10th of September from 6pm to 10pm to celebrate astrology and light. There will be a number of organised activities, shows, a laser maze, hands-on optic activities, stargazing through telescopes and a science stage dedicated to family friendly talks and shows. 


There's so much happening during the Astro Light festival, we can't fit all the info on this post so checkout the full program here.

Activities - Interactive activities and Eye-opening optics activities and displays. Get hands-on and explore the science of light and astronomy with activities and checkout the crazy laser maze. All ages.

Art installations - Interact with the Stellarsphere and Student showcase. A giant living, breathing light bubble and an array of astronomy-inspired 2D, 3D and projection works.

Talks & Panel sessions - 20+ talks and panel sessions about light and astronomy. A funny and interactive performance from Sean Elliott, kitchen cosmology from Dr Chris Lassig, a talk about living in space by NASA Astronaut, Marsha Ivins and a crazy number of astronomy and universe talks.

Stargazing - Stargaze with a field full of telescopes and models like the Murchison Wide Field Array.

Mini Expo - A mini expo on the latest research and initiatives of Victoria's astro and optics societies will be on display.

Shows & Workshops - The Capturing the Cosmos show (kids 8 yrs +) as well as the Lightning Room Revealed (kids 6 yrs +) and LED wearables workshops (kids 10 yrs+) will be on at a low cost.

Food, Bar & Shop - There will be food trucks, onsite cafe and Luna Bar food options. 

Parking - There will be FREE parking during the festival.


To celebrate the Astrolight Festival at Scienceworks on Saturday 10th of September from 6pm to 10pm, we are giving away 2 family passes. A family pass consists of 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children and is valued at $50 each.

To WIN - head to our Instagram page, tag a friend on our Instagram giveaway post and mention your Instagram name in the comments below. Entries close Wednesday 7th September 5PM AEST.

For more info regarding the festival, head to their website.