Eclipse Events Along the White River in Central Indiana

Experience Eclipse Events Along the White River

Residents and visitors in Indiana at 3:06 p.m. on Monday, April 8 will experience the total solar Eclipse! For nearly four minutes, the skies will be completely dark – and there are several spots along the White River that plan to celebrate this natural phenomenon. 

Grab your glasses and enjoy the total solar eclipse at one of these fun events: 

Lunacy! At White River State Park, Indianapolis

White River State Park in Indianapolis is the ultimate destination for experiencing the eclipse, offering multiple viewing locations and a range of activities to enhance your day. Complimentary solar eclipse glasses, provided by IU Indianapolis and available at the park’s Visitor Center on a first-come, first-serve basis, ensure a safe viewing experience. Indulge in lunch and drinks at the Old Washington Street Bridge, featuring over 20 food trucks and a signature food competition. NIFS leads Yoga and Tabata classes in Celebration Plaza Amphitheater, providing a perfect opportunity to energize. The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra presents a brass quintet performance. For a unique perspective, Frank’s Paddlesport Livery offers canoe and kayak rentals and guided river tours with paid reservations.

Newfields’ Total Eclipse of the Art, Indianapolis

Newfields stands out among other venues in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse, offering a unique and memorable experience. Guests can spend the day shining bright and celebrating this once-in-a-lifetime event with films, food, and festivities in the historic locale. Guests can bask in the moon’s shadow for three and a half minutes while enjoying a toast with the drink of choice for Eclipse Chasers: champagne.

Conner Prairie, Fishers

Conner Prairie Eclipse will shine a light on the great wonders and science of space! On April 8, 2024, festival grounds will transform into a haven of wonder and delight. Indulge your senses as you take in live performances from musical acts, dance companies and enlightened talks from renowned experts who will shed light on the science behind this mesmerizing event.

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Moon Market at Strawtown Koteewi Park, Noblesville

The Taylor Center of Natural History will host a Moon Market in celebration of the Total Solar Eclipse. Moon Market vendors will be selling a variety of a celestial themed wares for purchase. In addition to the small artisan market, the Taylor Center will provide eclipse themed crafts and a Total Solar Eclipse educational display. All registered attendees will receive approved eclipse-viewing safety glasses, a reserved spot in the mowed lawn to the east of the Taylor Center and will have the option to tailgate. 

Hoping everyone has a safe, fun, memorable 2024 eclipse!