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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

08/21/2017, Noon to 2:30 PM

Great Lawn and Event Stage in Heart of the Park map (901) 222-7275


Join us for the Great American Total Solar Eclipse! Meteorologist Ron Childers will be on hand to share information about this special event. Peak coverage will take place at 1:23pm.  Memphis will experience approximately 94% coverage (which is still an A+ in our books!)


We are SOLD OUT of glasses will not be getting additional stock in the gift shop. 

A LIMITED number will be available on the Great Lawn at 11:30 on Monday, August 21.  Limit two pair per person, please.

A limited number will be available for Members on the Great Lawn at 11:00 am on Monday, August 21.  Limit one pair for individual membership | two pair for family membership.  Please present membership card. 

It is never safe to look into the sun.  We encourage safe viewing.  

Huge thanks to our friends at American Paper Optics who have partnered with us on this once in a lifetime event.  This Memphis-based company is the leading manufacturer of eclipse glasses.  They were recently endorsed by NASA and Bill Nye the Science Guy as the provider of the safest eclipse viewing glasses. 

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