Events for April 8, 2024 – Happy Vermont

Vermont Events

Solar Eclipse at Bolton Valley Resort

Bolton Valley Resort 4302 Bolton Valley Access Road, Bolton Valley

Watch the solar eclipse from Bolton Valley Resort. Enjoy live music at the base area, spring skiing, and a festive atmosphere. Lift operations will pause for 90 minutes during the eclipse. The ski area is offering a limited number of tickets to view the eclipses...

Lunenburg Solar Eclipse Celebration

Lunenberg Town Common 9 West Main Street, Lunenberg

You're invited to Lunenburg for all things eclipse! Don't miss the local sugar on snow party on the town common. Get maps to local sugar houses, and enjoy maple cotton candy and photographic and interactive maple displays at the local congregational church.

Sun, Moon + You Eclipse Event in St. Johnsbury

Fairbanks Museum 1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury

Join Fairbanks Museum astronomy experts and educators for a full day of programming in the Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium and throughout the museum to enhance your eclipse experience. The museum will also feature Jane Lindholm, creator, host and executive producer of “But Why? A Podcast...

Solar Eclipse at VINS in Quechee

VINS Nature Center 149 Natures Way, Quechee

Visit VINS for the total solar eclipse. Enjoy live music, a special program about animals and the eclipse, and a space to watch this amazing natural phenomenon. One pair of solar eclipse viewing glasses are complimentary with admission to the VINS Nature Center (while supplies...

Obscura BTV in Burlington

Burlington Waterfront Park 10 College Street, Burlington

A stellar festival takes over the Queen City, with viewing spots all over town and activities including dance parties and live music. See for full schedule.

Solar Eclipse Celebration at Snow Farm Vineyard in South Hero

Snow Farm Vineyard 190 West Shore Road, South Hero

Celebrate the total solar eclipse over northern Vermont at Snow Farm Vineyard and Distillery. Snow Farm’s giant event tent will be up and heated so everyone can stay cozy. Festivities including a bonfire, local beer and wine. Live music starts at 1 p.m. Tasting room...

Solar Eclipse at Shelburne Museum

Shelburne Museum 6000 Shelburne Road, Shelburne

Enjoy the 2024 solar eclipse in Vermont from the grounds of Shelburne Museum, which is in the path of totality. Tickets include special viewing glasses. Bring a lawn chair and your friends! Parking free for ticket holders. Tickets $25-$150; $15 for kids 3-17 and college...

The Totally Amazing Eclipse Party in Middlebury

Middlebury Rec Park 277 Mary Hogan Drive, Middlebury

The Totally Amazing Eclipse Party in Middlebury includes food, music and events to celebrate a once in a lifetime experience. Organized by the Brandon and Middlebury recreation departments and libraries.

Solar Eclipse Party at Barr Hill in Montpelier

Barr Hill at Caledonia Spirits 116 Gin Lane, Montpelier

Head over to Barr Hill for a solar eclipse party with food vendors, special cocktails, commemorative glassware, and special viewing glasses. Enjoy music by The Nobby Reed Project, followed by trivia. Free and open to the public.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party and Open House in Grafton

The Nature Museum 186 Townshend Road, Grafton

Join The Nature Museum in Grafton to celebrate and view the total solar eclipse. Museum educators will be on-hand to share the science basics of solar eclipses along with context about other common eclipse history, myth, and lore. Safety-certified solar eclipse glasses will be available...

Totality in Taylor Park in St. Albans

Taylor Park 36 North Main Street, St. Albans City

St. Albans is in the path of totality and will experience the longest view of the total eclipse at 3:38. Come to Taylor Park and get the full experience of the solar eclipse. The viewing party will feature The Ryan Sweezy Band, food trucks, and...

Solar Eclipse Cheese and Beer Tasting in East Calais

East Calais General Store 4520 VT-14, East Calais General Store

Watch the solar eclipse from the front porch of the East Calais General Store. Enjoy Vermont cheese and beer. Viewing glasses and lunch specials available, too.

Solar Eclipse Party at Palmer’s Sugarhouse in Shelburne

Palmer's Sugarhouse 332 Shelburne Hinesburg Road, Shelburne

Celebrate the solar eclipse at Palmer’s Sugarhouse with live music from the Tenderbellies, tasty food and speciality drinks. Palmer's Sugarhouse will have all of your favorite maple products on hand.

Eclipse at ECHO Vermont in Burlington

ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington

Join ECHO and the Vermont Astronomical Society to celebrate the coming of the total solar eclipse in Burlington. Enjoy a variety of sun-safe viewing techniques, including sun-oculars, telescope projections, and eclipse glasses. The cost is $3 per ticket plus admission. Order tickets here. Watch the total eclipse...

Moonshadow: An Eclipse Viewing Experience in Shelburne

Shelburne Vineyard 6308 Shelburne Road, Shelburne

At Shelburne Vineyard, an improvised musical score to the entire solar eclipse will be performed live by Marie Hamilton on harp and Tom Pearo on looping electric guitar. Admission includes parking, a pair of eclipse glasses, live music, and access to the vineyard grounds, patios,...

Totality Watch Party in Greensboro

Highland Lodge 1608 Craftsbury Road, Greensboro

For the solar eclipse, enjoy live music, drinks, tacos, a cozy fire and more at Highland Lodge in Greensboro. Cost is $30.

Barre’s Solar Eclipse Block Party

Merchants Row Barre Merchants Row, Barre

Enjoy music and festivities at Barre's Solar Eclipse Block Party on Merchants Row (between Prospect Street and Depot Square). At 2:14 p.m., a partial solar eclipse will begin, and a total eclipse will darken Vermont’s daytime sky at 3:26 p.m., lasting  for about three minutes. The...

Solar Eclipse Viewing Celebration in Pittsford

Pittsford Village Farm 42 Elm Street, Pittsford

Join Maclure Library and Pittsford Village Farm on the farm’s knoll to experience the total solar eclipse. Enjoy fun activities and get a pair of eclipse glasses.

Solar Eclipse Party in Worcester

Ladd Field 35 Calais Road, Worcester

The Worcester Historical Society is sponsoring a Solar Eclipse Party for the complete solar eclipse that will take place across a narrow path in eastern North America. Participants will enjoy light refreshments, viewing glasses and a great site, Ladd Field, to view this historic event.

Eclipse Viewing in Brandon

Estabrook Park 760 Grove Street, Brandon

Watch the solar eclipse from Estabrook Park in Brandon. The town's recreation department will offer games to keep kids entertained leading up to the eclipse. Free. Plenty of parking and restrooms available.    

Ring in the Eclipse in Brandon

Downtown Brandon Park Street, Brandon

Brandon’s downtown churches will be open to the public from 2-4 p.m. for reflection, meditation, and an opportunity to explore these 19th-century historic buildings. Churches will ring in the eclipse at 2:14 p.m. leading to the peak of the eclipse at 3:26 p.m. Baptist Meetinghouse (1832) 13...

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at Sugarbush Resort

Head over to Sugarbush Resort for a solar eclipse viewing party. Get your special solar eclipse viewing glasses and head up to Allyn’s Lodge to join the fun. Lift ticket required to ride lift. No uphill traffic allowed during operational hours.

Eclipse Viewing at Bay Park in St. Albans Town

Bay Park in St. Albans 596 Lake Road, St. Albans

Watch the solar eclipse from the shores of St. Albans Bay on Lake Champlain. Enjoy live music, food trucks, activities and more. Eclipse viewing glasses available while supplies last. Car pooling is recommended. Restrooms available.  

Eclipse Watch Party at Hard’ack in St. Albans

Hard'ack 264 Hard'ack Street, St. Albans

Enjoy an eclipse watch party featuring a fire pit on the patio, family activities, music, food and more. Concession stand and cash bar open. The Hard’ack Pool will be open to the public. Eclipse safety glasses available while they last. Admission: $8 residents; $16 non-residents.

Eclipse Viewing at Cohen Park in St. Albans Town

Cohen Park 4066 Maquam Shore Road, St. Albans Town

Watch the eclipse from Cohen Park in St. Albans. Safety glasses available while supplies last. Restrooms available. To register for a parking spot at this location, contact Megan Sherlund at 802-524-7589 ext. 103