Cantigny Park

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1S151 Winfield Road

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Adler’s Perseid Meteor Shower Star Party

Pack your picnic blanket and telescope to celebrate the Perseid meteor shower with the Adler on Monday, August 12, from 7-11 pm at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Cantigny as hundreds of meteors shoot through the night sky above you. This annual event features activities for the entire family including scavenger hunts, telescope viewing and stargazing, hands-on science demonstrations and activities, and lectures by an Adler astronomer. Kid’s Explorers Club members will receive a stamp for a special certification in their Mission Passport Log!

The Perseid meteor shower remains one of the most widely known and reliable showers, appearing every summer in mid-August.

Purchase your advance tickets today!  Members receive discounted tickets.
$9 – Members
$12 – General Public

To become an Adler member today, visit our Membership page.

Day-of at Cantigny Park:
$15 members and general public

Advance ticket sales end on Sunday, August 11 at 11:59 pm.

Registration is required. Parking is included in the ticket price. Guests may enter the park before the event start time. Picnics are welcome before dusk. No pets (except service animals) or alcohol are allowed into Cantigny Park. The Cafe at Cantigny Park will be open until 10:00PM. Program will occur rain or shine and no refunds will be granted. For directions, visit the Cantigny Park website.

This family program is co-hosted by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation and Cantigny.

For more information, call the Members’ Hotline at 312.322.0332 or e-mail

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