The status of the Stargazing Party is:

It's on! See you under the stars!



Saturday October 19, 6:30-8:30pm

Lakeview Cemetery (455 North Avenue, Burlington)

Limited parking onsite, overflow at Burlington High School - look for signs.

Join us for an evening of star gazing with Dave Tabor of Stellafane. Learn about the night sky and try out a telescope while you snack on moon pies and sip hot apple cider!

This event is for all ages.


Below is some information, and helpful suggestions for great viewing:

-Skies should be clear, but it's still October in northern Vermont. Temperatures could drop to 30-40℉ and the wind off the lake can be quite chilly. Please wear warm clothes. 

-Please give yourself a little time to get settled. We request you arrive between 6-6:30pm.

-There will be bathrooms available near the entrance to the cemetery.

-Sorry, but pets are not allowed at this event. Thanks for understanding!

-Lastly, we're spending the evening looking up at the sky, please bring whatever you need to be comfortable - blankets, chairs, pillows, beanbags, snuggies, flashlight - it's up to you. 

If you know you can no longer attend, please email Thank you! :)



If you can't register online, give us a call at 802.863.3403 and let us know your name and how many people are in your party. Thanks!



"Will you provide telescopes?"

Yes! The library will have a limited telescopes to use. If you have one at home you'd like to bring, please feel free! 

"Will there be food?"

The library will provide light snacks and beverages.

"Can I bring my dog/cat/lizard/horse..."

Sorry, no pets are allowed at the cemetery.

"Why are you holding this event at the cemetery?!"

The Lakeview Cemetery is full of Burlington history, has a great veiw of the sky right on Lake Champlain, and is a lovely place to stargaze.



Masks are recommended in library and required in youth area, regardless of vaccination status.