Eclipse Over Texas 2024

Next date: Monday, April 08, 2024 | 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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About The Eclipse

Waco, Texas, is one of the best places to view the 2024 total solar eclipse, with 4 minutes and 13 seconds of totality and the best prospects for clear skies on the eclipse path. 

A beautiful location on the banks of Brazos River with unobstructed views of the sky, and guided Great North American Eclipse viewing by expert astronomers.

What To Expect

Food trucks, science talks, interactive and family friendly activities, a beautiful location on the Brazos River with unobstructed views of the sky, and guided viewing by expert astronomers

Path of the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

Tracking The Moment

(Central Time Zone)
12:20 p.m. First Contact
1:38 p.m. Totality Begins
1:42 p.m. Totality Ends
3:00 p.m. Last Contact

What's an eclipse?

An eclipse occurs when one astronomical object, such as a moon or planet, moves into the shadow of another one.

What is a solar eclipse?

The Moon orbits around the Earth, and sometimes the Moon is between the Sun and Earth. When this happens, the Moon blocks the light of the Sun from reaching Earth, causing a solar eclipse. During a solar eclipse, the Moon casts a shadow onto Earth.

What is a total solar eclipse?

A total solar eclipse is visible from a small area on Earth. The sky becomes very dark, as if it were night. For a total eclipse to occur, the Sun, Moon and Earth must be in a direct line.


  • Monday, April 08, 2024 | 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM


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McLane Stadium South Plaza & Touchdown Alley, 1001 S. MLK Jr. Blvd., Waco, TX, 76701, View Map

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