Early registration for 2018 OSP has closed

On site registration will be available

Pricing can be found here.

We have over 500 people preregistered for this years star party, but there will  be plenty of space available for those that still want to attend.  Come on up and enjoy the dark skies!

This years star party will take place from August 7-12, 2018 at Indian Trail Spring in the Ochoco National Forest.  Well known for its dark skies, OSP in one of the largest annual star parties in the United States with an average attendance of over 600 people.

Volunteers are still needed!

OSP can’t happen without volunteers and we are still looking for people to help during this years star party.  We have many positions and times slots available for those looking to help.  Anyone interested in signing up to volunteer can do so here.


New food vendor

The Oregon Star Party is pleased to announce that the Prineville Lions Club will be providing food service at this year’s OSP.

Using their portable kitchen trailer the Lions Club has been providing event food service to groups large and small in the Prineville area.
For the Oregon Star Party, the Lions Club will be providing a la carte meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and Star Dinners.Star Dinners will be available to attendees who preregistered for meals in their Oregon Star Party registration.  An email will be sent out on Saturday, July 7 explaining the process for paying for the dinners.  Star Dinners are priced at $18 for each meal.  A la carte meals are available on-site for all attendees.
Prineville Lions Club chapter has served the Prineville community since 1938!  Funds raised by the club facilitate local sight and hearing needs. If you have old eye glasses and hearing aids that are no longer used please bring them to the star party and the Lions Club would be happy to collect them for others to use.


Artwork Contest

Finally, the winner of the artwork contest is Carolyn Nissen.  Congrats!!!

Oregon Star Party’s goal is to provide attendees the opportunity to meet people who share an interest in astronomy, learn something new, reconnect with old friends and make new ones, and just plain have fun. We welcome and encourage families and amateur astronomers of all ages.  Visit our website for more information.

We hope you’ll join us at the Oregon Star Party.


Excellent dark skies in Central Oregon – 5000 feet