Come explore the universe and enjoy our renowned northern hospitality!
The Thebacha & Wood Buffalo Dark Sky Festival is a weekend of family oriented activities and the thrill of discovery in exploring the wonders of science and the universe around us. At this Dark Sky Festival we do not just look at stars, we try to answer your questions about science and space through fun and interactive activities.
Dark Sky Festival activities take place in Fort Smith, NT and the in world's largest Dark Sky Preserve, Wood Buffalo National Park.
Thebacha & Wood Buffalo Astronomical Society
Thebacha & Wood Buffalo Astronomical Society (TAWBAS) is a non-profit society based in Fort Smith, NWT. We are family oriented organization dedicated to making astronomy and science interesting and fun for everyone.
Membership in the Society is open to anyone with an interest in astronomy. It may be your first viewing of the night sky through a telescope, a desire to learn about the stars and constellations or, a chance to network with other astronomers.