Apr 5, 2024 - Eclipse

Total solar eclipse events in and around Cleveland

A girl sits on a lawn and watches an eclipse.

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There is no shortage of options for celebrating Monday's total solar eclipse.

The intrigue: More than 200,000 visitors are expected to visit Northeast Ohio, according to Destination Cleveland.

What we're watching: The festivities begin today with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's SolarFest, which runs through Monday.

  • A few hundred feet away, some 50,000 people are expected to attend the Great Lakes Science Centers' Total Eclipse Fest tomorrow through Monday.

Here's a rundown of other eclipse events in Northeast Ohio:

ğŸŽ¶ Eclipse'd Fest

If you go: Tomorrow and Sunday at the Overlook Venue Event Center in Parma

  • Two-day celebration in Cleveland's biggest suburb featuring live music, food trucks, flea market, silent disco and car show.
  • The Rock Hall also has new artifacts on display from Black artists like Alicia Keys, Freddie King, Nile Rodgers, Elizabeth Cotten and others.

Price: Tickets start at $35.

🛳️ Total Eclipse of The Land

If you go: Sunday and Monday at the CLE Tiki Barge on the West Bank Flats

  • Live music, food trucks and drinks with a VIP patio and boat cruise upgrades.

Price: Tickets start at $25.

ğŸ˜Ž Avon Lake

If you go: 11am Monday at Avon Lake High School Memorial Stadium

  • Watch party in the westside suburb that sits right on the centerline of the eclipse's path of totality.

Price: Tickets are $25.

ğŸŽ¨ Beachwood Blackout

If you go: 2pm to 4:30pm at Beachwood High School Stadium

  • Watch party featuring arts and crafts, games, refreshments for purchase and free eclipse sunglasses while supplies last.

Price: Free.

☕️ CLEclipse

If you go: 2-4pm Monday at Loew Park in Old Brooklyn

  • Ward 13 councilor Kris Harsh hosts a watch party with free coffee, hot chocolate and eclipse glasses.

Price: Free.

ğŸ’Ž Diamond in the Dark

If you go: 1-4pm Monday at Lago East Bank

  • Rooftop watch party with cash bar, food and eclipse glasses.

Price: Tickets start at $25.

🌡️ Fahrenheit

If you go: 1-4pm at Fahrenheit in Public Square

  • Watch party at chef Rocco Whalen's popular restaurant.

Price: Tickets start at $30.

🕺 Truss

If you go: Noon-4pm Monday at Truss Event Venue on West 25th Street.

Price: Tickets start at $20.

🍴 Riverfront Eclipse Party

If you go: Noon Monday at Music Box Supper Club

  • Live music, open bar and unlimited buffet at West Bank Flats venue.

Price: Tickets are $150.

👓 Punch Bowl Social

If you go: 1-4:30pm Monday

  • Rooftop party with vendors and eclipse glasses at East Bank Flats venue.

Price: Tickets are $10.

ğŸŽµ Total on the Oval

If you go: 11am-4:30pm Monday at Wade Oval

  • Watch party with live music, food trucks and activities hosted by Cleveland Museum of Natural History and University Circle.

Price: Free.

🔭 Lights Out in the Land

If you go: 11:30am-4:30pm Monday

  • Music, food and science-themed activities at Lake Erie Crushers Stadium in Avon.

Price: Tickets are $30.


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