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 Watch Party/Camping – Ennis, Texas

April 7 - April 9


Solar Eclipse Watch Party/Camping – Ennis, Texas

Join us for a monumental Solar Eclipse Watch Party on Monday, April 8, 2024, hosted by the Ennis Chamber of Commerce. This unforgettable event takes place in Ennis, Texas, at the KJT #35 on 1216 S. Paris St. Come and secure your spot, with options ranging from a $20 single parking space to a $50 self-contained RV parking per day. If you’re planning to stay the night, take advantage of our camping spaces with a $30 tent-only option or a $100 electric-only RV space, with a limit of 8 per day.

The excitement kicks off on Sunday, April 7, 2024, with evening entertainment that will set the stage for the following day’s celestial show. Indulge in local flavors and enjoy the atmosphere as food trucks roll in, and entertainment abounds.

Don’t miss the chance to be a part of history. Remember to ask yourself, “Where were you when it happened?” and make sure the answer is, “Watching the solar eclipse in Ennis, Texas!”

For more information or to reserve your spot, call 972-878-2625 or email Get ready to witness the solar dance in the sky with your own eyes at this premier community gathering!

On April 8, 2024, North America will experience a total solar eclipse called the “Great North American Eclipse”. A total solar eclipse recurs at any given place only once every 360-410 years. And we will be celebrating in Ellis County with a Solar Eclipse Watch Party and Camping!

Why Ennis?

  • Ennis is closest to the centerline of the narrow path of totality giving us longer viewing than neighboring cities:
  • Ennis 4 minutes 23 seconds
  • Waxahachie 4 minutes 19 seconds
  • Corsicana 4 minutes 9 seconds
  • Dallas 3 minutes 49 seconds


1216 S. Paris St.
Ennis, TX 75119 United States
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