Eclipse Events

A comprehensive list of public events, festivals, and viewing parties celebrating the NATIONAL ECLIPSE. To add your event, please email the details to contact@nationaleclipse.com.

OREGON | IDAHO | WYOMING | NEBRASKA | KANSAS | MISSOURI | ILLINOIS | KENTUCKY | TENNESSEE | NORTH CAROLINA | GEORGIA | SOUTH CAROLINA | OUTSIDE THE PATH

FEATURED ECLIPSE EVENTS

OREGON

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Albany,
Oregon
Albany, Oregon, is planning a two-day event at Albany Municipal Airport with speakers, vendors, food, dancing, and eclipse-themed cocktails. Aug 20-21
Albany, OR
Willamette Valley
Vineyards
Willamette Valley Vineyards in Turner, Oregon, is planning an eclipse viewing party with wine tasting, live music, and Pacific Northwest cuisine. Aug 21
Turner, OR
Arcane
Cellars

Arcane Cellars in Salem, Oregon, is planning a two-day event with food and wine, live music and dancing, a special talk on the eclipse, a special release eclipse wine, RV/tent camping, and eclipse viewing from their vineyard. Aug 20-21
Salem, OR
Capital
Futbol Club

Capital Futbol Club will host an eclipse viewing event at their soccer complex in Salem, Oregon. Aug 21
Salem, OR
Coria
Estates

Coria Estates in Salem, Oregon, will host a festival with food and live music. Aug 21
Salem, OR
Eola Hills
Wine Cellars

Eola Hills Wine Cellars is planning a weekend of festivities at their Salem, Oregon, location, including an eclipse viewing party with breakfast, a BBQ buffet, live music and dancing, and wine tasting. Aug 19-21
Salem, OR
Oregon Museum of
Science & Industry

Portland-based OMSI will host an eclipse viewing party at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem with science lectures, astronomy-related community groups, and entertainment. Aug 21
Salem, OR
Oregon State
Capitol

The Oregon State Capitol in Salem is planning a weekend of activities, including building and tower tours and a space-themed concert. Aug 19-21
Salem, OR
Volcanoes
EclipseFest

The minor league baseball Salem-Keizer Volcanoes will host a three-game brewfest with local beer and wine, local food, activities for kids, and post-game fireworks and a morning game on August 21 that will feature the first ever "eclipse delay" in baseball history. Aug 18-21
Keizer, OR
Camp Taloali
Camp Taloali in Stayton, Oregon, will host a weekend of activities, including astronomy and nature presentations, entertainment, tours, and RV/tent camping. Aug 18-21
Stayton, OR
Sublimity
Festival Grounds

The Sublimity Festival Grounds in Sublimity, Oregon, is planning several days of activities, including RV/tent camping and an eclipse viewing party with concessions and eclipse viewing from their grandstand. Aug 17-21
Sublimity, OR
Oregon
Garden

The Oregon Garden in Silverton will host a weekend festival with food, beer and wine, and live music. Aug 18-21
Silverton, OR
Panacea at
the Canyon

Panacea at the Canyon in Culver, Oregon, will open its property to day guests for a festival with live music and food. Aug 21
Culver, OR
Lowell
Observatory

The Flagstaff, Arizona-based Lowell Observatory is planning several days of activities in Madras and Bend, Oregon, including speakers and star parties and an eclipse viewing event at Madras High School with vendors, food, astronomers, solar experiments, solar telescopes, educational displays, and kids activities. Aug 20-22
Madras, OR
Madras,
Oregon

Madras, Oregon, has put up a web site for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities apart from the Oregon SolarFest event. TBD
Madras, OR
Oregon
SolarFest

A week-long family-friendly festival at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Madras, Oregon, with music and entertainment, food, local beer and wine, vendors, scientists from NASA, science activities and a play area for kids, RV/tent camping, and a separate area in town for RV/tent camping and eclipse viewing. Aug 17-22
Madras, OR
2017 Solar
Celebration

A weekend festival in the farmland above Madras, Oregon, with live music, food and beer, vendors, camping, and "a perfect view of the seven mountain peaks." Aug 18-22
Madras, OR
Mitchell,
Oregon

Mitchell, Oregon, has put up a web page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Mitchell, OR
Oregon
Star Party

The Oregon Star Party, an annual week-long gathering of amateur astronomers in the Ochoco National Forest, will take place in 2017 during the eclipse and will include several talks by guest speakers on the subject. Aug 17-22
Crook County, OR
Oregon
Eclipse 2017

A week-long "Global Eclipse Gathering" counter-culture festival in the Ochoco National Forest near Prineville, Oregon, with live music, workshops, art installations and "environments," food, a kids camp, a marketplace bazzar, "art boats," yoga and movement classes, "live painting," circus acts and theatrical performances, "healers," and RV/tent camping. Aug 17-23
Crook County, OR
John Day Fossil Beds
National Monument
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in Kimberly, Oregon, has put up a web page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Kimberly, OR
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Idaho

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Idaho Falls,
Idaho

Idaho Falls, Idaho, has put up a web site for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Idaho Falls, ID
Brigham Young
University-Idaho

BYU-Idaho in Rexburg is planning a weekend of activities, including an eclipse movie and lecture at their planetarium, campus tours, food, and RV parking. Aug 18-21
Rexburg, ID
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WYOMING

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Wyoming
Stargazing
Wyoming Stargazing in Jackson, Wyoming, is planning a week of activities, including stargazing programs, daytime astronomy-related events, and an eclipse viewing party in downtown Jackson with solar telescopes. TBD
Jackson, WY
Rocking
the Winds

The annual Rocking the Winds charity event at the Grizzly Rock Ranch in Crowheart, Wyoming, will take place in 2017 during the eclipse. Aug 18-22
Crowheart, WY
1838 Rendezvous
Association
The 1838 Rendezvous Association is planning a weekend of activities, including live music, food and beer, "mountain man" activities relevant to the historic nature of the event site, and RV/tent camping. Aug 18-22
Riverton, WY
Arapaho
Eclipse Celebration
The Wind River Hotel & Casino on the Wind River Indian Reservation is planning a five-day event with eclipse presentations, star viewing parties, Northern Arapaho music, dance, and storytelling, reservation tours, and an authentic Arapaho ceremony to bring back the Sun. Aug 17-21
Riverton, WY
ASTROCON
ASTROCON, the annual national convention of the Astronomical League, will take place in 2017 during the eclipse and will include several talks by guest speakers on the subject. Aug 16-20
Casper, WY
Wyoming
Eclipse Festival

Casper, Wyoming, has put up a web site for their eclipse festival, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities apart from the ASTROCON event. Aug 17-21
Casper, WY
Glenrock,
Wyoming

Glenrock, Wyoming, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. Aug 19-21
Glenrock, WY
Converse County,
Wyoming

Converse County, Wyoming, has put up a web page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Converse County, WY
Glendo,
Wyoming

Glendo, Wyoming, is planning a weekend of activities, including vendors, exhibits and displays, seminars and public talks, and a "street dance." Aug 18-21
Glendo, WY
Lusk,
Wyoming

Lusk, Wyoming, is planning a weekend of activities at the Niobrara County Fairgrounds with food, a guest speaker, live music, and stargazing. Aug 20-21
Lusk, WY
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NEBRASKA

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Scottsbluff,
Nebraska
Scottsbluff, Nebraska, has put up a web page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities apart from the events in the neighboring community of Gering. TBD
Scottsbluff, NE
Gering,
Nebraska
Gering, Nebraska, is planning a weekend of activities, including interpretive programs, food, a beer and wine festival, dance troupes, live music, and entertainment. Aug 18-21
Gering, NE
Alliance,
Nebraska

Alliance, Nebraska, is planning a weekend of activities at their local "Carhenge" attraction and other locations, including educational programs, food, vendors, games, live music, and entertainment. Aug 18-21
Alliance, NE
Toadstock
The annual Toadstock music festival will take place in 2017 during the eclipse. Aug 18-22
Alliance, NE
Tryon,
Nebraska

Tryon, Nebraska, is planning a weekend of activities, including an outdoor worship service, food, vendors, a craft fair, live music, a beer garden, trail and wagon rides, ranch tours, an antique tractor show, a petting zoo, a cowboy skills competition, stargazing, a "street dance," and a post-eclipse BBQ. Aug 20-21
Tryon, NE
Morgan-Birdwood Ranch
The Morgan-Birdwood Ranch in Sutherland, Nebraska, is planning an eclipse viewing party with dinner and live music. Aug 21
Sutherland, NE
Stapleton,
Nebraska

Stapleton, Nebraska, is planning a week of activities, including a rodeo, a craft fair and flea market, kids games and activities, food, a 5K run/walk, a BBQ, a parade, a "street dance," a beer garden, an open-air church service, an eclipse presentation, live music and entertainment, and a post-eclipse bash. Aug 16-21
Stapleton, NE
North Platte,
Nebraska

North Platte, Nebraska, has put up a web site for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities apart from the events in the neighboring communities of Tryon and Stapleton. TBD
North Platte, NE
Ravenna,
Nebraska

Ravenna, Nebraska, has put up a web site for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. Aug 18-21
Ravenna, NE
Kearney,
Nebraska

Kearney, Nebraska, is planning a weekend of activities, including concerts, speakers, vendors, and games. Aug 18-21
Kearney, NE
Dannebrog,
Nebraska

Dannebrog, Nebraska, is planning several days of activities, including Native American music and dance, vendors, food, speakers, and performers. Aug 17-21
Dannebrog, NE
Stuhr Museum of
the Prairie Pioneer
The Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer in Grand Island, Nebraska, will host an eclipse viewing event with interpreters at their Railroad Town "responding to the eclipse in 1890s form." Aug 21
Grand Island, NE
Grand Island,
Nebraska

Grand Island, Nebraska, has put up a web page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities apart from the event at the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer. TBD
Grand Island, NE
Nebraska
Trailblazers

The Omaha-based Nebraska Wanderfreunde Trailblazers club is planning a weekend of activities in the Grand Island area, including a meet & greet, wine tasting, a star party, and an eclipse walk. Aug 18-21
Grand Island, NE
Wessels Living
History Farm

Wessels Living History Farm in York, Nebraska, will host an eclipse viewing party. Aug 21
York, NE
Beatrice,
Nebraska

Beatrice, Nebraska, is planning a weekend of activities, including stockcar racing, live music, movies, and camping. Aug 18-21
Beatrice, NE
Homestead
National Monument

Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, Nebraska, is planning a weekend of activities, including music, hands-on activities, stargazing, presentations, and speakers from NASA. Aug 19-21
Beatrice, NE
Lincoln,
Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska, is planning an eclipse viewing event at Haymarket Park with talks and presentations. Aug 21
Lincoln, NE
Pawnee County
StarFest
Pawnee County, Nebraska, is planning a countywide festival with food, vendors, and karaoke. Aug 21
Pawnee County, NE
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MISSOURI

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Ol' MacDonalds
Farm

Ol' MacDonalds Farm in Savannah, Missouri, will host an elipse viewing event on their farm with RV/tent camping. Aug 21
Savannah, MO
East Hills
Shopping Center
East Hills Shopping Center in St. Joseph, Missouri, is planning a weekend of activities, including a walk-thru planetarium and eclipse viewing from their parking lot. Aug 19-21
St. Joseph, MO
Front Page
Science

Front Page Science is planning a weekend of activities, includng workshops, lectures, and an eclipse viewing event at Rosecrans Memorial Airport in St. Joseph, Missouri, with astronomers, solar telescopes, and RV/tent camping. Aug 19-21
St. Joseph, MO
Remington
Nature Center

The Remington Nature Center in St. Joseph, Missouri, is planning an eclipse viewing event with educational displays and a scavenger hunt for kids. Aug 21
St. Joseph, MO
St. Joseph,
Missouri

St. Joseph, Missouri, has put up a web page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities apart from the events at other local-area institutions. TBD
St. Joseph, MO
Trails West!
The annual Trails West! arts festival will take place in 2017 during the eclipse. Aug 18-21
St. Joseph, MO
Missouri Western
State University
Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph is planning a weekend of activities, including speakers, educational displays, and eclipse shows at their Bushman Planetarium. Aug 20-21
St. Joseph, MO
Lathrop,
Missouri

Lathrop, Missouri, will host a weekend festival to celebrate both the eclipse and its sesquicentennial with food, vendors, an antique fair, a farmers market, a chuckwagon hoedown, tailgating, an old fashioned "mule days," a BBQ, a horseshoes tournament, and RV/tent camping. Aug 18-21
Lathrop, MO
Lawson,
Missouri
Lawson, Missouri, is planning an eclipse viewing event at Lawson City Lake. Aug 21-22
Lawson, MO
Marshall,
Missouri

Marshall, Missouri, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Marshall, MO
Warrensburg, Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Warrensburg, MO
Total Eclipse of the Katy Bicycle Ride
Missouri State Parks is planning a 36-mile eclipse bicycle ride along the Katy Trail in Katy Trail State Park from Rocheport to Jefferson City. Aug 21
Rocheport, MO
Capital Eclipse
Moon River Festival

Jefferson City, Missouri, is planning a weekend festival with vendors, live music, lectures, an "eclipse village," and camping. Aug 18-21
Jefferson City, MO
Missouri
State Museum

The Missouri State Museum in Jefferson City will host an eclipse viewing event on the south lawn of the Missouri State Capitol with interpretive programs and a live image of the eclipse projected onto a big screen. Aug 21
Jefferson City, MO
Hermann,
Missouri
Hermann, Missouri, will celebrate the eclipse with its annual Wine & Jazz Festival, an "Out of this World" movie marathon, and a viewing party. Aug 19-21
Hermann, MO
Owensville,
Missouri
Owensville and Rosebud, Missouri, have put up a Facebook page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Owensville, MO
Washington,
Missouri
Washington, Missouri, will host an eclipse event at the Washington Fairgrounds with education areas, food and drink, vendors, an art exhibit, a viewing area, and a post-eclipse after-party. Aug 21
Washington, MO
Sullivan,
Missouri

Sullivan, Missouri, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Sullivan, MO
St. Clair,
Missouri

St. Clair, Missouri, wants you to "get your eclipse on Route 66" with a weekend of activities, including a parade, movies in the park, a bluegrass festival, a car show, and several viewing stations. Aug 18-21
St. Clair, MO
Washington
State Park

Washington State Park in De Soto, Missouri, will host a "Solar Eclipse Showdown" with solar energy demonstrations, arts and crafts for kids, park tours, concessions, and a talk on the eclipse. Aug 21
De Soto, MO
St. Charles County,
Missouri

St. Charles County, Missouri, in association with the Astronomical Society of Eastern Missouri, is planning public celebrations at three county parks. Aug 21
St. Charles County, MO
Herculaneum,
Missouri

Herculaneum, Missouri, has put up a web site for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Herculaneum, MO
St. Louis,
Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis County,
Missouri
St. Louis County, Missouri, is organizing an eclipse viewing event at Jefferson Barracks Park. Aug 21
St. Louis, MO
Perryville,
Missouri

Perryville, Missouri, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities TBD
Perryville, MO
Cape Girardeau,
Missouri

Cape Girardeau, Missouri, will host an eclipse viewing event at the Cape Regional Airport. Aug 21
Cape Girardeau, MO
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ILLINOIS

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Chester,
Illinois

Chester, Illinois, has put up a web site for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Chester, IL
Alto
Vineyards

Alto Vineyards is planning a weekend of activities at their Alto Pass, Illlinois, location with live music, food and wine, games, and a special release eclipse wine. Aug 18-21
Alto Pass, IL
Bald Knob
Cross

The Bald Knob Cross of Peace monument, located at the highest point in Southern Illinois, is planning a public viewing event for the eclipse. Aug 21
Alto Pass, IL
Carbondale,
Illinois

Carbondale, Illinois, the nearest city to the point of greatest duration, is gearing up for the eclipse with plans for concerts, public educational events, and multiple viewing sites. TBD
Carbondale, IL
Honker Hill
Vineyard
Honker Hill Vineyard in Carbondale, Illinois, has put up a web page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Carbondale, IL
Southern Illinois
University

SIU is planning a public viewing from their football stadium, eclipse tailgating, presentations, a citizen science area, solar telescope viewing, an arts and crafts fair, and an astronomy, science, and technology expo. Aug 20-21
Carbondale, IL
Blue Sky
Vineyard
Blue Sky Vineyard in Makanda, Illinois, is planning a festival with camper parking, food, music, and a special-label release wine. TBD
Makanda, IL
Makanda,
Illinois

Makanda, Illinois, has put up a web site for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Makanda, IL
Moonstock Walker's Bluff in Carterville, Illinois, is hosting Moonstock, a four-day music festival with camping and a special wine to celebrate the occasion. Aug 18-21
Carterville, IL
Williamson County,
Illinois
Williamson County, Illinois, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Williamson County, IL
Goreville,
Illinois

Goreville, Illinois, is partnering with the University of Illinois to host a fair-like event at Goreville City Park with vendors, activities, and UI astronomers on hand with solar telescopes to explain the eclipse and answer questions. Aug 21
Goreville, IL
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KENTUCKY

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Paducah,
Kentucky
 
Paducah, Kentucky, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Paducah, KY
Lyon County,
Kentucky
 
Lyon County, Kentucky, is promoting the Lake Barkley area as an eclipse destination. TBD
Lyon County, KY
Princeton,
Kentucky
 
Princeton, Kentucky, has put up a web site for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Princeton, KY
Land Between
the Lakes

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Golden Pond, Kentucky, is planning a week of "Sun and Moon Days" activities, including eclipse shows at their Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory and an eclipse viewing picnic at their Homeplace 1850s Farm. Aug 16-23
Golden Pond, KY
Burdoc
Farms
 
Burdoc Farms in Crofton, Kentucky, will have a weekend celebration with preliminary plans for a concert, nature trail walks, activities for children, and food trucks. Aug 19-21
Crofton, KY
Madisonville,
Kentucky
 
Madisonville, Kentucky, has put up a web page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Madisonville, KY
"Little Green Men"
Days Festival

Commemorating a local encounter with supposed extraterrestrials from August 21, 1955, this annual event features historical talks, music and entertainment, rides, exhibits, and food and vendors. Aug 18-21
Kelly, KY
Christian Way
Farm
Christian Way Farm in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, is planning an eclipse event for visitors, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Hopkinsville, KY
Hopkinsville,
Kentucky

"Hoptown" will kick off its official eclipse party with its annual Summer Salute Festival from Friday to Sunday and will offer certified viewing sites, science seminars, and a movie series. Aug 18-21
Hopkinsville, KY
SolQuest
HR Ministries of Princeton, Kentucky, will host a three-day festival in Hopkinsville with food, vendors, live music, a 5K fun run, guest speakers, children's activities, educational opportunities, and ministries and missionaries from around the country. Aug 19-21
Hopkinsville, KY
SonFest
Heritage Christian Academy in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, will host a festival with live Christian music and food. Aug 19
Hopkinsville, KY
Jefferson Davis
State Historic Site

Jefferson Davis State Historic Site in Fairview, Kentucky, is planning a family-friendly weekend festival with food, a craft fair, kids games and activities, workshops, and live music. Aug 18-21
Fairview, KY
Oak Grove,
Kentucky
Oak Grove, Kentucky, will host a three-day "Solar Eclipse Experience" festival to celebrate the eclipse, including a concert and festivities at several locations. Aug 19-21
Oak Grove, KY
Franklin,
Kentucky
Franklin, Kentucky, is planning a weekend of activities, including a telescope-making workshop, stargazing, a pre-eclipse cocktail party, an eclipse viewing party at the Franklin Drive-In with solar telescopes, concessions, expert narration of the eclipse, and a live image of the eclipse projected onto a big screen, and a post-eclipse happy hour and dinner party. Aug 20-21
Franklin, KY
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TENNESSEE

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Austin Peay
State University
APSU will host several public events leading up to the eclipse and will train student and faculty volunteers to serve as eclipse guides at local city parks TBD
Clarksville, TN
Beachaven
Vineyards & Winery
Beachaven Vineyards & Winery in Clarksville, Tennessee, will host a solar eclipse viewing party with live music, food trucks, games, and more. Aug 21
Clarksville, TN
Clarksville,
Tennessee
Clarksville, Tennessee, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Clarksville, TN
EPIC
Event Centre
The EPIC Event Centre in Gallatin, Tennessee, will host an "EPIClipse Experience" lunch and after-party to celebrate the eclipse. Aug 21
Gallatin, TN
Gallatin,
Tennessee

Gallatin, Tennessee, will hold an "Eclipse Encounter" event at the town's Triple Creek Park. Aug 21
Gallatin, TN
Adventure
Science Center

In the months leading up to the eclipse, ASC in Nashville, Tennessee, will hold a series of hands-on programs about eclipses and is planning a large-scale public event as well. TBD
Nashville, TN
Couchville
Cedar Glade
Couchville Cedar Glade State Natural Area in Hermitage, Tennessee, will host an eclipse viewing event with an eclipse presentation and a post-eclipse nature hike. Aug 21
Hermitage, TN
Vesta
Cedar Glade
Vesta Cedar Glade State Natural Area in Gladeville, Tennessee, will host an eclipse viewing event. Aug 21
Gladeville, TN
Nashville
Hiking Meetup
The Nashville Hiking Meetup club is planning a "Total Solar Eclipse Hike" at Long Hunter State Park in Hermitage, Tennessee. Aug 21
Hermitage, TN
Black Mountain,
Tennessee
Tennessee State Parks will host an eclipse viewing event on the rock overlook at Black Mountain on the Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail in Cumberland County. Aug 21
Cumberland County, TN
Adventures
Unlimited

Adventures Unlimited in Ocoee, Tennessee, is planning an eclipse rafting trip along the Middle Ocoee River with a space-themed dinner, a family-friendly social, live music, giveaways, and tent camping after the trip. Aug 21
Ocoee, TN
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NORTH CAROLINA

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Andrews
Brewing Company
 
Andrews Brewing Company and Calaboose Cellars have put up a Facebook event page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. Aug 21
Andrews, NC
Bryson City,
North Carolina
 
Bryson City, North Carolina, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Bryson City, NC
Franklin,
North Carolina

Franklin, North Carolina, has put up a page for the eclipse promising a "special event" to celebrate. TBD
Franklin, NC
Mountain
Valley Center
 
The Mountain Valley Center in Otto, North Carolina, will provide workshops and events leading up to the eclipse and will hold a special gathering at their "labyrinth park." Aug 21
Otto, NC
Jackson County,
North Carolina
 
The towns of Jackson County, North Carolina, will have designated viewing sites with experts on hand and are planning a variety of events and activities to celebrate the eclipse, including concerts, an arts and crafts festival, educational panel discussions, a "moonlight run," live music and entertainment, and more. Aug 18-21
Jackson County, NC
Sapphire Valley
Resort
 
Sapphire Valley Resort in Sapphire, North Carolina, is planning a total eclipse weekend with an arts and crafts show and possibly a concert and a music festival. Aug 18-21
Sapphire, NC
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GEORGIA

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Paradise Hills
Resort
 
Paradise Hills Resort in Blairsville, Georgia, will host a "solar eclipse celebration" with food, live music, and a special release eclipse wine. Aug 21
Blairsville, GA
Rabun County,
Georgia
 
Rabun County, Georgia, is planning a weekend "countywide party," including an eclipse lecture and an eclipse viewing party with music, food, and screens displaying a NASA feed of the eclipse. Aug 20-21
Rabun County, GA
Rabun
Arena

The Rabun Arena in Tiger, Georgia, is planning several days of festivities, including educational presentations and RV camping. Aug 20-22
Tiger, GA
Tallulah Gorge
State Park
 
Tallulah Gorge State Park in Tallulah Falls, Georgia, will host a festival with live music, a craft fair, recreational and educational activities, and eclipse experts. Aug 21
Tallulah Falls, GA
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SOUTH CAROLINA

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Eclipse Fest
2017

Chattooga Belle Farm in Long Creek, South Carolina, will host Eclipse Fest 2017 with music, food, beer and wine, camping, astronomy talks, arts and crafts, distillery tours, and more. Aug 21
Long Creek, SC
Roper Mountain
Science Center
The Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville, South Carolina, will offer planetarium shows and programs on safe eclipse viewing in the week before the eclipse and will provide special observation sites staffed by astronomers. Aug 14-21
Greenville, SC
Ninety Six National
Historic Site

Ninety Six National Historic Site in Ninety Six, South Carolina, will host an eclipse viewing event at their Star Fort Pond with family-friendly solar system activities. Aug 21
Ninety Six, SC
Columbia,
South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina, is calling itself the "Total Solar Eclipse Capital of the East Coast" and is planning a "Total Eclipse Weekend." Aug 18-21
Columbia, SC
Columbia
Fireflies

The minor league baseball Columbia Fireflies will host a four-game "Total Eclipse of the Park" event culminating with an afternoon game on August 21 during the eclipse. Aug 18-21
Columbia, SC
Lake Murray
Public Park

Lake Murray Public Park in Columbia, South Carolina, will host a tent event on both sides of the Dreher Shoals Dam. Aug 21
Columbia, SC
South Carolina
Philharmonic

The South Carolina Philharmonic will host a family-friendly "Star Wars Musiclipse" concert at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia. Aug 20
Columbia, SC
South Carolina
State Museum
 
The South Carolina State Museum in Columbia is planning a weekend of activities, including tours, planetarium shows, evening observatory viewing, a "solar eclipse soiree," and an eclipse viewing party. Aug 19-21
Columbia, SC
American Atheists
Convention
 
American Atheists will hold its annual convention to coincide with the eclipse and will have an eclipse watch party to celebrate the event. Aug 19-21
North Charleston, SC
Charleston,
South Carolina
 
Charleston, South Carolina, has put up a page for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Charleston, SC
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OUTSIDE THE PATH

Organizer Event Description Dates/Location
Pfeiffer
Winery
Pfeiffer Winery in Junction City, Oregon, will host an all-day celebration for the 99 percent partial eclipse at their location with a viewing party from their water garden, food and drink, music, wine tastings, and vineyard tours Aug 21
Junction City, OR
Carbon County
Museum

The Carbon County Museum in Rawlins, Wyoming, will host a viewing event for the partial eclipse in southern Wyoming. Aug 21
Rawlins, WY
Peoria
Riverfront Museum

The Dome Planetarium at the Peoria Riverfront Museum in Peoria, Illinois, will host an eclipse viewing party for the 93 percent partial eclipse in Peoria. Aug 21
Peoria, IL
Adler
Planetarium

The Adler Planetarium in Chicago, Illinois, will host an "All Eyes on the Sky" event for the 87 percent partial eclipse in Chicago with outdoor activities, music, solar cars, and solar cooking demonstrations. Aug 21
Chicago, IL
Evansville
Museum

The Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science in Evansville, Indiana, is planning a weekend of activities for the 99 percent partial eclipse in Evansville, including planetarium shows, workshops, and lectures. Aug 19-21
Evansville, IN
McKinley
Museum

The Hoover-Price Planetarium at the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum in Canton, Ohio, will provide solar telescopes for the public to view the partial eclipse in Ohio. Aug 21
Canton, OH
Emil Buehler Planetarium
The Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida, will host an observing event for the partial eclipse in Florida. Aug 21
Sanford, FL
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