Why not take advantage of the interest that the Dark Skies Festival generates and host your own event? It’s a great opportunity to promote your businesses, try something new, interesting and a bit different outside of the peak visitor season. The Tourism team will be happy to help advise and support you.
Below is your kit to help you to host the best Dark Skies Festival event you can, including, astronomer contacts who are very keen and enthusiastic, ideas and inspiration for event themes, our logo, an opportunity to feature on our map, free stargazing guides and many more tips and tricks.
Dark Skies Festival logo
Update your website to reflect the Dark Skies Festival using our logo - it can be used on your website and on social media.
Brand your business
Feature on our map
Each year we create an online map for the Dark Skies Festival to highlight all the amazing events taking place throughout the Dales.
Add your business to the map
Become a Dark Sky Friendly business
Offer something a little extra to your guests, promote our amazing dark skies and adhere to lighting guidelines.
Make it official
A collection of ideas and sources of information to help you create your Dark Skies Festival event, including case studies and testimonials.
Examples of how to host an event
Calendar of interesting astronomical events to look out for throughout the year.