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Event Archives

Since reopening in 2006 after the renovation and expansion project, the Observatory has hosted hundreds of public events and activities. Whether for eclipses, notable spacecraft anniversaries, or special speakers, the events offered the chance for the public to experience, learn, or be inspired. Sometimes all at the same time!

All past events, as well as upcoming events, can be viewed on our Calendar of Events.

Notable Observatory Events

May 15, 2022

Total Lunar Eclipse Broadcast and Public Viewing, May 15, 2022

Live online broadcast and public viewing from Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, CA | May 15, 2022

November 18, 2021

City of Los Angeles COVID-19 Memorial

The City of Angels' COVID-19 Memorial brings together all residents of Los Angeles with Strength and Love to memorialize our collective experience over the last year and a half.

November 18, 2021

Partial – But Nearly Total! – Lunar Eclipse, November 18-19, 2021

Live online broadcast from Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, CA | November 18-19, 2021

November 13, 2021

Celebrating Griffith Park’s 125th Anniversary

Griffith Park celebrates its 125th Anniversary with free public activities and events throughout the park.

May 26, 2021

Lunar Eclipse Online Broadcast May 26, 2021

Total lunar eclipse from Los Angeles, May 26, 2021. Live broadcast from Griffith Observatory.

December 21, 2020

Great Conjunction of Jupiter & Saturn, December, 21 2020

Jupiter and Saturn will appear in the evening sky very close to each other, at about one-fifth of the Moon's diameter apart.

July 13, 2020

Tracking Comet NEOWISE, July-August 2020

In July 2020, the Observatory provided observing guidance for the arrival of Comet Neowise, which definitely lived up to its billing.

April 1, 2020

Tracking Comet Atlas, April 2020

In July 2020, Griffith Observatory provided observing guidance for the arrival of Comet Neowise, which definitely lived up to its billing.

July 13, 2019

Griffith Observatory Celebrates Apollo 11

Griffith Observatory celebrates Apollo 11 with ten days of special programs, exhibits, family activities, and photo opportunities.

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