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 Weekend – Canton, Texas

April 6 - April 8

Solar Eclipse Weekend – Canton, Texas
Get ready for Canton’s Solar Eclipse Weekend! Join us from April 5th to April 8th, 2024 for a captivating celebration of the 2024 Solar Eclipse This immersive event combines astronomy and community festivities to create an unforgettable experience.
Campers are invited to set up their RVs or pitch their tents within the grounds of the world-famous First Monday Trade Days. Spend the weekend under the starry skies, forming connections with fellow astronomy enthusiasts and embracing the tranquility of the great outdoors.

Call 903-567-6556 to make reservations before they run out.

The highlight of Solar Eclipse Weekend is, of course, the solar eclipse on April 8th. The solar event will begin at 12:24 pm on April 8th. Totality will begin at 1:41 pm and last a full 4 minutes and 5.1 seconds. Witness the enchanting dance of celestial bodies as the moon gracefully passes between the Earth and the Sun, transforming daylight into an otherworldly twilight. Gain insights into eclipses, marvel at the vastness of our universe, and deepen your understanding of our cosmic existence.

Adding to the excitement, live music performances will take place on Saturday and Sunday nights. Get ready to jam out with talented local artists which will be announced at a later date.

Experience the flavors and creativity that Canton has to offer. Indulge your taste buds with delicious dining and treats from local restaurants and explore all of the shops while you are in Canton.

Whether you come with family, and friends, or venture solo, The Solar Eclipse Weekend promises to be a memorable experience. Join us from April 6th to April 8th as we celebrate the celestial spectacle and embrace the harmony of science, nature, and community.

Save the dates and prepare to embark on a journey that will ignite your imagination and leave you with lasting memories. We look forward to welcoming you to The Solar Eclipse Weekend in the city of Canton!


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First Monday Trade Days
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First Monday Trade Days
800 First Monday Ln
Canton, TX 75103 United States
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