Solstice Saturday 2023

Smithsonian Solstice Saturday

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On June 24, 2023, the Smithsonian marks the first Saturday of summer—Solstice Saturday—by staying open late and hosting programs and performances.

Solstice Saturday is held in association with Hofstra University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy. Hofstra University’s Astronomy Festival on the National Mall takes place Saturday, June 24, 6–11 p.m., across from the National Air and Space Museum.