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VT Eclipse events

Updated: Feb 25

Sun+Moon+YOU: Eclipse 2024

APRIL 6 - APRIL 7, 2024

We can't wait for the eclipse to arrive ... so we're starting early with eclipse-themed features in our Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium. Take a tour through the cosmos to find out what makes a solar eclipse spectacular. Our eclipse exhibit traces eclipses in VT.

1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819

Alburgh Totality Festival

APRIL 6 - APRIL 8, 2024

A 3-day celestial celebration culminating with the total solar eclipse, where local residents and visitors will come together to observe this once in about 375-year event. Festival features: live music, a celestial-themed parade, local vendors, & family fun.

1 N Main St, Alburgh, Vermont, 05440

Brandon's Solar Eclipse Weekend, a small-town experience of a big-time event!

APRIL 8, 2024

This once in a lifetime event will be extra special for our community and many visitors! Have a great time from Friday right through the big event on Monday! Oh did we mention the Zombie Walk??We’ll see 99.4% eclipse so make Brandon your home base for the weekend!!

4 Grove Street, Brandon, VT, 05733

Burlington, VT events (a FULL LIST IS AT THE END OF THIS BLOG)


April 5-APRIL 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

@ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

Free with Admission or ECHO Membership

Join ECHO and other science enthusiasts in the runup to the total solar eclipse taking place Monday, April 8. Enjoy a variety of sun-safe viewing techniques including sun-oculars, telescope projections, and eclipse glasses. Explore ECHO’s special exhibit Mission Aerospace and a total eclipse pop-up exhibit. Take part in family-friendly, hands-on activities to learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event. Personal eclipse glasses available with Admission (pay-what-you-can, suggested donation of $3 each). 

Please note: This link is only for Admission to the Solar Eclipse Festival, April 5–7. For tickets to visit ECHO on Monday, April 8, visit our Eclipse Information Page.

Solar Eclipse Party and Yoga Enosburg Falls High School 2-5 p.m.

Watch the eclipse at Enosburg Falls High School, or join a free yoga session from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. and say “namaste” just in time for totality. For more information, check out the events on Enosburg’s event calendar.


The Totally Amazing Eclipse Party in Middlebury. Middlebury Recreation Park April 8, 12-4 p.m. This family-oriented event will have local food and music as the moon eclipses the sun. More information


Moonshadow: An Eclipse Viewing Experience Shelburne Vineyard April 8, 1-5 p.m. At this ticketed event, hear an improvised musical score during the eclipse and enjoy food and beverages. More information and tickets

Solar Eclipse Party 2024 Palmer’s Sugarhouse

April 8, 1-4:30 p.m.Watch the eclipse and have some local food and beverages at this maple syrup producer. More information

Solar Eclipse at Shelburne Museum Shelburne Museum

April 8, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. A ticket gets you a pair of eclipse glasses and allows you to watch the eclipse from the Shelburne Museum grounds. More information and tickets

South Hero
Solar Eclipse Gathering Camp Hochelaga

April 8, 1-5 p.m. Head to Camp Hochelaga to view the eclipse, hear local musicians and browse local artists and vendors. This event is not ticketed, but organizers are suggesting a $5 donation.More information

Ski Resorts

Jay Peak The Whiteout Jay Peak Resort

Foeger Ballroom, Tramside Base April 7-8

On April 7, Jay Peak resort will have Meteorologist and Science Educator Christopher Kurdek on hand to talk about eclipse science, followed by a musical performance by Pink Talking Fish. On the day of the eclipse, Jay Peaks lifts will stop at 2 p.m., and Pink Talking Fish will play the entirety of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon as the eclipse reaches totality.More information and booking

Bolton Valley

April 8 The resort will be celebrating the upcoming eclipse all weekend leading up to April 8. On the big day, they’ll pause the lifts during the eclipse but invite people to watch from their base or from the top of their west-facing slopes.More information


Solar Eclipse Party The Alchemist Brewery April 8, noon-6 p.m. Head to Alchemist Brewery for live music, fire dancers and beer to accompany the eclipse. More information

Spruce Peak Village

Solar Eclipse Party with DJ Logic Spruce Peak Village April 8, 2-5 p.m. DJ Logic will spin tunes as the moon eclipses the sun. More information

Smuggler’s Notch

Total Solar Eclipse Weekend Smuggler’s Notch Resort, Bootlegger’s Lounge

April 5-8 Smuggler’s Notch will have live music, fire and drum performances, fireworks and plenty of après ski parties leading up to a Winter Eclipse Carnival on April 8 from noon to 4 p.m. More information

Stowe - Trapp Family Lodge Solar Eclipse Party & Viewing

Stay at Trapp Family Lodge and be able to experience a solar eclipse themed cocktail party followed by a solar eclipse viewing party. Details on ticketed eclipse party to be announced closer to the eclipse at under Happenings & Events

700 Trapp Hill Road, Stowe, VT, 05672

Sugarbush Eclipse Viewing Party Allyn’s Lodge

April 8, 2-5 p.m. Watch the eclipse from Allyn’s Lodge at Sugarbush Resort.More information

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Eclipse in the Park Vermont State Parks

April 8 Though eclipse day falls in the off-season and facilities will be closed, some state parks will make prime viewing locations for the eclipse. According to Vermont State Parks, they include Boulder Beach, Branbury, Crystal Lake, DAR, Elmore, Emerald Lake, Mt. Philo, Grand Isle, Knight Point, Lake Shaftsbury, Lake St. Catherine, Little River, Niquette Bay, Silver Lake and Waterbury Center. More information

Photo Credit: Paul Walker VSA 

Join us in the concert meadow to celebrate the total eclipse of the sun on April 8, 2024. Rooms will sell out for this once in a lifetime experience with two minutes and forty-nine seconds of totality in darkness here in Stowe. Special culinary event will be announced in the upcoming months. Photo Credit: Paul Walker VSA 

Totality In Taylor Park

APRIL 8, 2024

Join the best viewing party in Vermont right in the heart of Saint Albans City!! We are in the path of totality and will experience the LONGEST view of the total eclipse at 3 minutes and 38 seconds!! Come to Taylor Park and get the full experience.

1 North Main Street, Saint Albans City, VT, 05478

West Fairlee Solar Eclipse Viewing

APRIL 8, 2024

This educational event is to learn about the phenomenon of a solar eclipse and view it, weather allowing. It is offered for elementary children, their families, and the general public. Viewing glasses will be provided until we run out.

Westshire Elementary School Fields, 744 Rt 113, West Fairlee, VT, 05083


Astronomical BCA Center

April 6, 6-7:30 p.m. Get in the mood for the eclipse and see work by an astrophotographer followed by an astropoetry reading by Tina Escaja from her book 13 lunas 13 / 13 moons 13.More information

Zoë Keating Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington

April 6, 8-9:30 p.m. Hear the innovative soundscapes of cellist and composer Zoë Keating to prime your senses for the upcoming eclipse. More information and tickets

Randal Pierce: Song to the Moon Contois Auditorium

April 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m. The Burlington composer will provide a score to the famous film A Trip to the Moon and other space-related films. More information and tickets

Transcend April 8, 2-5 p.m. Patrick Leahy Burlington International

For the price of a ticket ($100 for adults — kids are free) you can watch the eclipse from the airfield at BTV and enjoy live music, food, drinks and more. More information and tickets

Solar Eclipse Party: Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun
The Venetian Soda Lounge

April 8, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Head to the Venetian Soda Lounge for cosmic-themed cocktails and music, plus a costume contest. More information

Totalidad Carnival Santiago’s Cuban Cuisine

April 5-8 Santiago’s will have a range of activities starting on April 5 and culminating in the eclipse, which you can view from Santiago’s patio area. More information

Solar Eclipse After Party with Lady Moon & The Eclipse Higher Ground

April 8, 7 p.m. Post-eclipse, head to Higher Ground for live music from Lady Moon & The Eclipse. More information and tickets

For more information about watching the eclipse in Burlington, visit the city's official page for Obscura BTV

Total Eclipse of the Heart

APRIL 8, 2024

Join us for the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain’s totally tubular 2024 “Total Eclipse of the Heart” event. Ticket Includes: 80’s Music & Dancing, Passed Hors D’oeuvres, 1 Drink Ticket Per Person (Cash Bar After), and 1 80’s Themed Gift Bag Per Person.

60 Battery Street, Burlington, VT, 05401

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