2019 Solar Fest - Saturday, July 13

Alpha Ridge Park / 6:30-9pm / 5-11 yrs / $8 until July 5, after $10

11685 Old Frederick Rd, Marriottsville, MD 21104



Howard County Recreation & Parks is teaming up with the Howard Astronomical League for a fun evening of science, engineering, arts, crafts, games, astronomy and much more. Enjoy the many vendors providing interactive and dynamic STEAM activities for all to enjoy. Bring the whole family and enjoy fun for all ages.

  • Inflatables
  • Demonstrations
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Games
  • Telescopes
  • Prizes

Preregistration Required

Information: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or

CLICK HERE to view photo gallery from the 2018 Solar Fest!


  • Online - CLICK HERE
  • Phone - 410-313-7275
  • Walk-In
    • Howard County Recreation and Parks Headquarters - 7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21046
    • Gary J. Arthur Community Center - 2400 Rte. 97, Cooksville, MD 21723
    • North Laurel Community Center - 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel, MD 20723
    • Robinson Nature Center - 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044
    • Roger Carter Community Center - 3000 Milltowne Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043
2019 Event Map

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of the event?

It is $10 per participant between the ages of 5-11 years old.

Do parents need to attend the event with their children?

Yes, parents must attend the event with their children and supervise them at all times.

Do parents need to register for the event?

No, only participants need to be enrolled for the event.

How do I register for the event?

You can either register online (CLICK HERE) or you can call our registration department directly at 410-313-7275.

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