This calendar contains a wide variety of events across the DFW Metroplex for all ages and interests. We hope you will use it as your central hub for planning your stay in DFW if you have travelled to view the Total Solar Eclipse or if you are a resident seeking to make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

While the majority of the events are scheduled during the weekend before the Total Eclipse, others are programmed in the months leading up to the April 8, 2024 celestial event. Learn more about the Total Eclipse DFW here.

Event options include learning opportunities to help you and your family understand what happens during the Total Solar Eclipse, how to prepare and most importantly, how to protect your eyes during the lead up to and the aftermath of the period of totality.

Other events include music, arts, sports, celebrations, museums, businesses, food, local entertainment, tours and many others.

Total Eclipse DFW invited groups with events to upload the information to our site as a service to the community. We take no responsibility for the events, organizations/entities or any representations they have made. We provided the calendar only and are not liable for users’ experience with these organizations or events. By using the calendar on this website, you take full responsibility for your own dealings with the event organizers and posters.

With this understanding in place, we suggest you check back regularly to see additional events that have been posted. We expect the calendar to be updated more frequently by the community as the Total Solar Eclipse nears!

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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party in Downtown McKinney, Texas

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party in Downtown McKinney, Texas

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party in Downtown McKinney

Join us for an incredible celestial show at the Chestnut Garage on South Chestnut Street in Downtown McKinney. Get ready to witness the awe-inspiring solar eclipse in all its glory!

Bring your family and friends to this in-person event where you can experience the magic of a solar eclipse together. Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to observe the moon passing in front of the sun, casting a mesmerizing shadow over our city.

Our Solar Eclipse Viewing Party promises to be a memorable occasion. Grab your eclipse glasses, It will be $10 for the rooftop/deck party. It will include:

Private viewing area
Live music
Goodie bag
Food and beverages are available for purchase.

Set up your chairs, and get ready to be amazed as the sky darkens and the stars come out in the middle of the day.

Whether you’re an astronomy enthusiast or simply curious about this natural phenomenon, this event is for you. It’s a chance to learn, marvel, and share in the excitement with fellow eclipse enthusiasts. So mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable celestial experience!


April 8
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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McKinney Cultural District
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Salad & Go
202 Chestnut St.
McKinney, TX 75069 United States
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