Aurora Summit 22

Friday, 4 November 2022 2:00 PM - Sunday, 6 November 2022 12:30 PM CDT

37600 Onigamiing Drive, Red Cliff, WI, 54814, United States

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Full Admission Partial Approval - $289.00

Full Admission includes access to ALL conference activities Friday evening through Sunday, including the panel, educational sessions, keynote speaker, aurora slideshow, night demonstrations, evening activities and special features. All meals included. Apparel sold separately.

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AS22 Photography Bootcamp Partial Approval - $69.00

OPTIONAL PRE-CONFERENCE DAY! Join our host Mike Shaw Photography for one day of Photography Bootcamp! This add-on is completely optional, and it will run before the conference opens. Bring your camera, lenses, tripods and trackers to get in gear for a weekend of astrophotography. The program runs 9am-5pm, Nov. 4, with lunch included.

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Friday Evening + Saturday Banquet Only Partial Approval - $149.00

This dinner only option offers guests admission to all evening activities on both Friday and Saturday night. Reserve a seat at dinner on Friday and enjoy the panel discussion. Then join us for the Saturday banquet and access to Saturday evening activities, including Keynote Speaker Dr. Tamitha Skov, the Aurora Slideshow, and Night Demonstrations. Apparel sold separately.

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Banquet Only, Featuring Keynote Speaker Partial Approval - $99.00

Banquet Only admission offers travel partners a seat at the banquet and access to Saturday evening activities, including Keynote Speaker Dr. Tamitha Skov, the aurora slideshow, and night demonstrations. Apparel sold separately.

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Friday, 4 November 2022 2:00 PM - Sunday, 6 November 2022 12:30 PM CDT

Legendary Waters Resort, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Red Cliff, WI, 54814, United States.

Join the adventure! The 5th Annual Aurora Summit will be offered in person Nov. 4-6, 2022 on Lake Superior’s shore in Red Cliff, Wisconsin. Open to all who enjoy the Northern Lights, the annual Aurora Summit is held along Lake Superior’s shore. The weekend workshop offers presentations about the wonders of the night sky, ranging from photography, astronomy and space weather, to art, culture and mythology.

To book a room at the host hotel, please call the hotel and mention the Aurora Summit to reserve a room in the conference block. These rooms are not available online. Legendary Waters Resort: 1-800-226-8478

Vaccination against COVID-19 is required to attend.

Welcome to the 5th Annual Aurora Summit!

Welcome to the Aurora Summit: Celebrating the Art, Culture, Science, and Photography of the Aurora Borealis!

The Aurora Summit is the leading conference on Northern Lights in the U.S., offering presentations on the Northern Lights, Photography and Night Sky Adventures. Aurora Summit 22 will take place from Nov. 4 - Nov. 6, at Legendary Waters Resort in Red Cliff, Wisconsin. All meals are included.

Join us for an exciting weekend on Lake Superior's shore chasing the Aurora!

Register by Oct. 1, 2022. Please note, all payments are processed by co-founder Dixie Burbank and Cosmic Chaos Adventures LLC.

For the full schedule, visit:

New! AS22 Photography Bootcamp

New in 2022, we are proud to offer the Photography Bootcamp! Join our host Mike Shaw Photography for a pre-conference day to use the advanced features of your camera gear, master your settings, and learn tricks for Aurora photography. 

This add-on is completely optional, and it will begin Friday at 9:00am, before the conference opens. Lunch is included! Those attending the bootcamp may want to check in on Thursday night. Bring your camera, lenses, tripods and trackers to get in gear for a weekend of astrophotography.

Get your camera dialed in for a weekend of aurora photography!

Grab Your Gear and Look North!

Held at Legendary Waters Casino, the 5th Annual Aurora Summit is packed with awesome opportunities!

The venue is located on Lake Superior's South Shore, with north-facing scenery and an island view from the property. Camping is available right next to the hotel, with plenty of dark skies for astrophotography. From the moment you arrive, you'll find countless ways to admire nature, enjoy photography, and make new connections.

Whether you enjoy the educational sessions, spend your nights watching the sky, or relax along the majestic northern forests and beaches, you're sure to have a great time. Take a look!

Be Part of the Adventure

Aurora Summit 22 will feature a variety of activities related to the Northern Lights, bringing in internationally known experts to share their unique perspectives on this rare phenomenon.

Part conference and part star party, the Aurora Summit attracts people from all experience levels, inviting guests to be part of the adventure! Activities include:

  • Keynote Speaker Dr. Tamitha Skov
  • Educational Sessions from over 10 presenters
  • Panel Discussion
  • Banquet Featuring the Aurora Slideshow
  • Aurora Chasers Atlas: Meet-Up
  • Hands-on Demonstrations
  • Trivia and interactive adventures
  • Raffle prizes, gifts and Aurora swag!

As part of the summit, breakout sessions will be offered on topics related to Aurora Borealis and Night Sky Photography. Breakouts are rated Beginner (B), Intermediate (I) or Advanced (A). Visit the website for details. Some events may be subject to change.

The summit opens with registration at 2pm on Friday, and closes with a farewell on Sunday morning. For the full schedule, visit Details will be updated as soon as possible.

Opportunities After Hours

If you're interested, you can enjoy other activities on your own, before and after each conference day. Opportunities after hours include:

• Night Photography
• Aurora Chasing
• Light Painting
• Sunrise or Sunset Photography on Lake Superior's South Shore

Due to the risks involved, we will not offer live Steel Wool Spinning as part of this event. Don't miss this chance to enjoy a weekend packed with events featuring Aurora and the Night Sky!

Frequently Asked Questions

To read the FAQ, please visit

An event hosted by Mike Shaw Photography.



Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be made more than a month in advance in order to receive a refund. The fees associated with registration are non-refundable. No refunds will be made after October 4, 2022.

The annual Aurora Summit brings Northern Lights enthusiasts in the mid-latitudes together for a conference in the U.S. The conference was co-founded by Mike Shaw, Dixie J. Burbank and Melissa F. Kaelin.

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