Total Solar Eclipse – August 21, 2017

Southeast Tennessee is perfectly aligned to experience the total solar eclipse – here are the times it will occur:

Athens:  2:32 p.m. ET


Benton:  2:33 p.m. ET


Calhoun:  2:32 p.m. ET


Charleston:  2:32 p.m. ET

Sip and See


Cleveland:  2:33 p.m. ET


Copperhill:  2:34 p.m. ET


Dayton:  2:31 p.m. ET


Decatur:  2:32 p.m. ET


Delano:  2:33 p.m. ET


Dunlap:  1:32 p.m. CT


Englewood:  2:32 p.m. ET


Etowah:  2:32 p.m. ET

Hang out in the Dark
Starr Mountain Outfitters
Bring your hammock and enjoy music, entertainment, food…..plus more!
Event Details


Grandview:  2:31 p.m. ET


Graysville:  2:31 p.m. ET


Niota:  2:32 p.m. ET

Niota Total Eclipse Festival
Time: 12:30 pm
Concert with the Michael Mayes Family, Vicky Gould, and Ron Calypon. Food vendors 2 Dudes BBQ, Nacho Mama’s, and Sugar Shack. Speaker Michael Genest, a 37 year veteran of the U.S. space program and the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Free Solar Glasses available.
More information: Niota City Hall at (423) 568-2584


Ocoee / Polk County:  2:33 p.m. ET

Sun & Moon Festival
Along the Hiwassee River Blueway
Reliance, TN
The total eclipse will begin at 2:33 p.m. and will last for 2 minutes and 19 seconds at our location.
Sunday, Aug. 20:  Stargazing and smores beginning at 7 p.m. at the Historic Hiwassee Union.
Monday, Aug. 21: Family-friendly viewing event begins at Noon to celebrate the total solar eclipse. Activities include story-telling, free special “eclipse viewing glasses” and more!
More information: OcoeeCountry.com / Polk County Chamber of Commerce at 423-338-5040

Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
Savannah Oaks Winery
Delano, TN
Time:  Noon
More information:  Casey Davis at 423-263-1513 / Savannah Oaks Winery.

Adventures Unlimited Eclipse Trip
Ocoee, TN
Whitewater rafting during the total solar eclipse followed by an after-party.
More information: Adventures Unlimited / Julie Thornton at 800-882-0667

Eclipse Viewing at the Hoist House
Ducktown Basin Museum
Ducktown, TN
Time:  12-3 pm.
More information: Ken Rush at 423-496-5778

Quest Expeditions
Viewing Party on outpost grounds all day (423) 338-2979


Pikeville:  1:31 p.m. CT

Fall Creek Falls State Park
Spencer, TN (near historic downtown Pikeville)
August 19-21 the park is planning a weekend of activities, including events related to astronomy and the eclipse.

Total Eclipse in the Park
Head of the Sequatchie
225 Tranquility Ln., Pikeville, TN
www.friendsofthecumberlandtrail.org
Join the Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail and the Friends of the Cumberland Trail for an exclusive viewing of the solar eclipse. Ticket price includes: live music, ranger-led hikes, family-friendly programs (under-12 admitted free with an adult), a pair of eclipse glasses, and a one-year membership to the Friends of the Cumberland Trail. Vendors on-site to provide food and merchandise. All proceeds benefit the Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail. Only 200 tickets ($15.66 online) will be available.


Riceville:  2:32 p.m. ET


Sale Creek:  2:31 p.m. ET


Spring City:  2:31 p.m. ET


Ten Mile:  2:32 p.m. ET


Jasper:  2:30 pm. ET (90° Eclipse)

Nickajack Welcome Center
Along I-24, bring a picnic lunch and watch the eclipse from beautiful Nickajack Lake. Pets welcome, restrooms onsite, covered handicapped pavilions, and limited picnic tables available. Contact Renee.Trammell@tn.gov


Monroe County:  2:32 p.m. ET

Eclipse 2017 Sweetwater, TN 
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Event Details
Come join us for this once in a lifetime experience and enjoy 2 minutes and 37 seconds of totality! There will be vendors and entertainment, we will be showing space-themed movies, learn to moonwalk with Salt & Light Studios, you can buy souvenirs, enjoy a delicious Chattanooga Moon Pie and LOTS more.

Fort Loudoun State Historic Park
Event Details

Tellico Plains
August 19 – 21, 2017.  “Standing in the Shadow of the Moon.” 3 day celebration hosted by the Charles Hall Museum & the Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center.  – Events inside & out.
Event Details


For more information about the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017 visit the following resources:

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Warning: Do not look directly at the Sun during the partial eclipse phase, when the Sun is not completely blocked by the Moon. Contact us if you need eclipse glasses for your event in Southeast Tennessee?