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Eclipse in the Garden

  • Dates: April 8, 2024

Event Details: 

  • Monday, April 8 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Time of Totality: 1:41 p.m.
  • Price: General admission plus $3 solar eclipse glasses; free admission and glasses with Garden membership
  • *A free viewing area with free educational activities will be available outside of the Garden Center. Solar eclipse glasses will be on sale for $3.


What to expect at the Garden:  

      • Prime eclipse viewing: Our expansive North and South Vistas offer unobstructed views of the sky, making for the perfect backdrop for observing the eclipse in all its glory. 
      • Safe and informed experience: Solar eclipse glasses will be available for purchase for $3 in addition to the general admission price. For guests not wanting to participate in solar eclipse activities, there will be a free viewing area outside of the Garden Center where guests can purchase solar eclipse glasses for $3.  
      • Family-friendly fun: From community science with members of our research team to solar eclipse bingo and more, expect plenty of engaging activities as we await the solar eclipse. 


Don’t forget to: 

      • Bring your solar eclipse glasses (available for purchase on-site) 
      • Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing 
      • Pack sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of water 
      • Bring a blanket or folding chairs for comfortable viewing 
      • For total solar eclipse safety information visit: Safety – NASA Science