Solar Eclipse Event Directory



Eclipse Viewing Party at Kellers

Monday August 21st Noon-4pm

Kellers in the Isle Casino 777 N Main St Cape Girardeau MO

Enjoy an appetizer buffet for just $10 during the viewing, and all the hospitality of Keller's®.


A university committee, the SEclipse committee, has planned a full-day of activities beginning at 11:00 a.m. and ending that evening with the launch of the annual Speaker Series. Student organizations and campus departments are planning academic lectures and festive outdoor activities throughout the campus.


Total Solar Eclipse at the Cape Girardeau Sportsplex

Monday, 8-21-2017 at 10:00 AM to Monday, 8-21-2017 at 3:00 PM

Cape Sports Plex

Cost: Free


Watch the first total solar eclipse visible in Cape Girardeau since 1257 on Monday, August 21, 2017 from the Cape Sportsplex!  We'll have free t-shirts commemorating this celestial event for the first 200 attendees, and glasses on hand for the first 1,000.  Food trucks will be on hand (2 Sides Grillin', the Melting Co and Andy's Sweet Tooth)

Discovery Playhouse has a Planetarium where you can get a sneak peek of August's events and watch the eclipse happen! Showtimes are Saturdays at 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30 and Sundays at 2:30.


Perryville Solar Fest 

Solarfest will be a two-day festival in downtown Perryville, Missouri to celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse. Join us for Science themed vendors, moon pie eating contest, alien costume contest, gyro-rides, science demonstrations, live music, food & drinks. 573 Solar chalk festival on downtown square, sundial unveiling, carnival rides , mobile planetarium & night-time telescope viewing.


Sky Dome Planetarium

August 19th 2017

We are hosting another great event to celebrate the Solar Eclipse! Set in the Midwest Missouri sky you will be able to find the same stars and planets from your own backyard.

Tickets $2 per person- only available at the Perry Park Center

50 minute star show | Starting at 11AM, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM

573 Mud Festival

August 20th, 2017


Perryville City Park

FREE to all ages

Adult obstacle course

Childs obstacle course

Tiny tots mini mud course

3 mudpits to play in

Waterslides & washing stations

Mud Pie contest

Mud Fashion Show


Solarfest @ The Grove

August 20-August 21, 2017


Sunday: Live music, food, drink, homemade ice cream, carousel rides.

Monday: Viewing area, food, drinks, eclipse glasses available, carousel rides. Bring lawn chairs, sun screen.


Crossroads Festival

August 18th : 4pm-1130pm

August 19th: 5pm-1130pm

August 20th: 2pm-Midnight

August 21st: 2pm-7pm

Location: SIU Arena Parking Lot – Lot 18, South of the SIU Arena

Live Music

Schedule available on website listed below


Miller Spectacular Shows will provide a carnival including a variety of exciting rides and attractions.  Operating hours will be the same as the Crossroads Stage.


Over a dozen different food and beverage vendors, including local options, will be available.


Carbondale Eclipse 2017


Carbondale Eclipse Marketplace

PBS Kids Exploration Zone

Celebrate the solar eclipse with WSIU and PBS KIDS! Join us Sun, Aug. 20 and Mon, Aug. 21 from 9am-5pm at the EXPLORATION ZONE - located inside the SIU Arena.

Guests will enjoy an exciting day of space-themed activities, exhibits, demonstrations, giveaways and more! Be sure to stop by to snap a selfie with PBS KIDS costume character: Jet Propulsion from the hit PBS KIDS series Ready, Jet, Go! Perfect for children of all ages and free and open to the public.

Shadowfest 2017

19-21st Six vibrant performances, three days of music and one FREE weekend of fun. The City of Carbondale and Carbondale Main Street are excited to announce the lineup for Shadow Fest.

The festival kicks off on Saturday, August 19 with performances by American Idiot, a tribute to Green Day; Big Love, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac; and Elevation, a tribute to U2.

On Sunday, August 20, it’s all about the 80s. Johnny Rock-itt, That 80s Band and Superjam will take to the stage for the ultimate 80s experience. Festival goers can expect to hear hits from Kiss, AC/DC, Journey, Madonna, Prince and more.

Concerts will be held along Washington Street, between Walnut and Main Streets, from 5-11 p.m. Admission to all of the concerts are free.

Monday’s lineup will feature some local talent from 11am-5pm. Updates coming soon.

To learn more about the bands performing at Shadow Fest, visit the American Bands Entertainment website at



Stooges Eclipse Party

August 21st 11am-3pm

$6.99 BBQ Buffet ready at 11:00 AM

Pulled Pork, Brats, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Slaw

Live Music on the outdoor stage with 3 of a Perfect Pair from St. Louis, Mo. Noon-3:00 PM

Bring lawn chairs and canopies if needed.

There will be a bar outside for soda, water, beer and wine

No outside food or drinks can be brought on to the property.


Eclipse in the Park

Join us for Music, Food, and Fun on August 21st!! We have Food being provided by Kebler's kitchen Bus and Music by DJ Gregory Vaughn!!

Bring the Family and Enjoy the Eclipse with your Friends and Neighbors in Jackson!!

Solar Eclipse Celebration @ Altenburg

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Lutheran Heritage Center & Museum

75 Church St., Altenburg, MO

A day of food, fun, beer and entertainment will be at the Lutheran Heritage Center in Altenburg, Missouri, Sunday, August 20.


Illinois Wineries:

Solar Eclipse @ Starview

August 18-21 - Total Solar Eclipse

Our beautiful property will be a great place to view the Total Solar Eclipse. Enjoy music by local bands Friday through Monday. We will NOT be taking table reservations during the Eclipse. We encourage you to bring lawn chairs as seating will be on a first come, first serve basis. We will be accommodating wine tastings and food orders from our regular menu as usual. Be sure to take home a special label release wine to commemorate the event! Eclipse viewing glasses, stemless wine glasses, and pins are also available for purchase.

For schedule of events & hours visit:


Solar Eclipse @ BlueSky

August 21, 2017

Did you know that Blue Sky Vineyard is NASA’s Point of Longest Duration for the 2017 eclipse? In celebration, we are planning a four day event complete with Self Contained Camper parking, food, music, and even a special-label release wine!  Truly a one-of-a-kind experience.  Bring the kids, or share the experience with that special someone.

Blue Sky Vineyard is open for all guests on Monday, August 21, 2017 to visit and enjoy the eclipse. No reservations for space are being taken.  Space is available on a first come, first served basis.

For schedule of events & hours visit:


SEMO Wineries:

Solar Eclipse @ Twin Oaks

Mon, Aug 21, 2017


Be at Twin Oaks by 10:30 am to experience the once-in-a-lifetime TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE! You will have an unobstucted view of the skies for the ultimate experience! We will be open at 10 am for our guests to set up their viewing and photography equipment. The bar and the kitchen will be open all day, with lots of great food and beverage options! We'll have celestial and eclipse theme food and drink specials available. We'll even have eclipse viewing glasses for sale! Then... stick around for live music by Deja Vu from 3 to 7 pm.


Solar Eclipse @ Hemman Winery

Monday, Aug 21, 2017, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Brazeau is in the heart of things for the viewing. You can view the eclipse at the winery or join the shuttle to view by the river. Shuttle is $5 a person.

Our newest wine will be released this weekend. Totality is a term for when the moon covers the sun. Brazeau is in the path of Totality of the 2017 Great Eclipse. This wine has a limited supply. 25 will be released Friday to the first 25 buyers. Then more will be released during the rest of the weekend to the Day of Totality on Monday.

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