WATCHING THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE IN NASHVILLE
Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
Partial eclipse begins: 11:58 a.m. CDT
Start of totality: 1:27 p.m. CDT
Total eclipse duration: 1 minute 55 seconds
End of totality: 1:29 p.m. CDT
Partial eclipse ends: 2:54 p.m. CDT
PUBLIC VIEWING LOCATIONS for the music city solar eclipse
Metro Nashville Parks in path of totality:
- Beaman Park
- Bells Bend
- Cedar Hill Park
- Edwin and Percy Warner
- Fort Negley
- Peeler Park
- Shelby Bottoms
Nashville attractions in path of totality:
- Adventure Science Center
- Andrew Jackson's Hermitage: Home of the People's President
- Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, location of the Italian Lights Festival
- Cheekwood Estate & Garens
- First Tennessee Park, home of the Nashville Sounds
- Lane Motor Museum
- Nashville Paddle Company
- Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
- Paddle Up
Tennessee State Parks in path of totality:
- Bledsoe Creek
- Burgess Falls
- Cedars of Lebanon
- Cumberland Mountain
- Edgar Evans
- Fall Creek Falls
- Radnor Lake
- Rock Island
- Standing Stone
Special viewing areas for the Music City Solar Eclipse
August 19-21, 2017 @ Adventure Science Center
The Adventure Science Center will host the Music City Eclipse Science & Technology Festival featuring three days of fun activities, exhibitors, live science demonstrations, food, music, and more. See more.
August 18-21, 2017 @ Italian Lights Festival
Each year, Nashville brings back the traditions of the old country during Nashville's Italian Lights festival at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Typically, the festival takes places over three days where you may enjoy food, wine, live music, and good wholesome fun in Music City. This year, they extended the fun to include the eclipse. More info.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ Acme Feed & Seed
View the Music City Solar Eclipse from the rooftop of Acme Feed & Seed on Nashville's Lower Broadway. DJ Evido will spin tracks before and after the once-in-a-lifetime event. Plus, they will have an educated emcee explaining to guests what they are seeing. See more.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ Andrew Jackson's Hermitage: Home of the People's President
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage is welcoming all to take part in their Eclipse Tailgate. Vehicles will be able to park on the fields in front of The Hermitage's entrance gate offering a beautiful setting before and after the Music City Solar Eclipse. The first 2,000 guests will receive a free pair of solar eclipse glasses. See more.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, one of Nashville's beloved attractions, is hosting their own viewing party during the Music City Solar Eclipse. They will be open from 11am to 4pm the day of event and offer half-price admission to all. More info.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ First Tennessee Park
The Nashville Sounds, Music City's AAA baseball team, will play against the Iowa Cubs the day of the eclipse. They will be hosting a party for the occasion offering a great spot to see a game and this breathtaking event. More info.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ Lane Motor Museum
The Lane Motor Museum will be offering 1/2 priced admission for adults 18+ all day AND the first 150 guests will get a pair of free eclipse glasses that can be used to watch the total solar eclipse. More info.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 1075 Charlie Daniels Parkway
The Mount Juliet Parks & Recreation Department is offering fun field day activities, inflatables, and more. More info.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ Nashville Paddle Company
View the Total Solar Eclipse from the water with Nashville Paddle Company. Now accepting reservations. More info.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ Nashville Zoo
The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is allowing their guests to record the animals' behavior during the solar eclipse. More info.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ Tennessee State Parks
A lot of the parks around Tennessee will be hosting viewing parties. You can see a list of events at: More info.
Feel free to give us a call if you have any questions.
Map of places to watch the Music City Solar Eclipse
Points marked blue are the Metro Nashville Parks and points marked red are Nashville attractions.