Let Southern Indiana host you on April 8th, for a total eclipse of the sun! We are excited to offer a series of events and festivities culminating in the celebration of this momentous cosmic phenomenon. Bring the whole family for a weekend packed with celestial delights, fun activities for the kids, and plenty of things to see and do all around the region. When the day turns to night, take in the beauty of our picturesque green spaces and the cozy charm of our towns. Take advantage of being a part of this historic moment in Southern Indiana! 


Here is a quick look at Southern Indiana’s places to stay, eat and watch while visiting for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse:


Things To Do:


  1. April 4-8th: Solar Eclipse Festival at Wagler Motorsports Park, named in the Top 8 places to celebrate the Solar Eclipse by Forbes Magazine! 

  2. April 5-7th: Solar Stroll and Huntingburg Eclipse Festival take place in the heart of Historic Downtown Huntingburg. Stop by for shopping, space dome igloo rentals, face painting, galaxy glitter hair, games and art activities. 

  3. April 7-8th:  Paoli Solar Eclipse Bash begins at the top of the ski hills at Paoli Peaks. Enjoy a unique experience with food trucks, vendors, and beer garden. 

  4. April 5-7th: Eclipse Music Party at Legendz in French Lick with karaoke, dance parties, and late-night pizza. 


View more events Here!


Where To Watch: 


  1. Get Mooned in French Lick, French Lick Town Green 

  2. Eclipse and Sip, Hunter Ridge Winery 

  3. Total Eclipse in the Heart (of Shoals), Shoals Community Park

  4. Total Eclipse in the Park, Ferdinand 

  5. Orleans Solar Eclipse Watch Party, Orleans Congress Square


View more locations Here!


What To Eat:


Make your Eclipse Weekend out of this world with some of our favorite food spots. We’ve got you covered with plenty of patio seating, delicious eats, and even eclipse-themed wine!  

  1. Benny’s Off The Water 

  2. Mason’s Root Beer Drive-In

  3. The Overlook Restaurant & Lounge 

  4. Yard Goat Artisan Ales

  5. Patoka Lake Winery The perfect place to pick up a unique Eclipse keepsake! Patoka Lake Winery has crafted two celestial-inspired wines to make your eclipse experience unforgettable. Its brand-new sensation Moon Shadow is a beautiful blush-colored Catawba wine and the new Moon Dust Wine Slushy shimmers with edible glitter. These cosmic delights are only available for a limited time.


Where to Stay: 

Whether you prefer to be in the heart of the action or seek a peaceful retreat, Southern Indiana offers a range of accommodations to make your eclipse getaway truly memorable. Reserve your spot now and get ready to marvel at the magic of the eclipse in comfort and style.


For a full list of lodging, click Here!


Mark your calendars and travel to Southern Indiana for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse!