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A total solar eclipse is making its way to the Dallas Region on Monday, April 8th and will be located in the path of totality! Elevate your eclipse experience and head to any of the locations below for you to enjoy this ultimate experience. With music festivals, crafts, free solar glasses, and food trucks here and there, the Dallas Region is bringing it on so that you and your loved ones have the best eclipse viewing experience.


Total Solar Eclipse coming soon to a city near you… Depending on your location, the amount of time the sun will be blocked by the moon and total darkness will be observed will be anywhere between a minute to more than four minutes. With events happening all throughout the weekend you can visit any of these cities around the region and enjoy a fun filled afternoon to celebrate this moment in history. 




Check out some fun facts and why this Total Solar Eclipse will be one for the books!


  • The last time the Dallas Region experienced a total solar eclipse was in 1878!
  • The last time there was a total solar eclipse in North America was in 2017!
  • The Dallas Region will not experience another total solar eclipse for an estimated 300 years.
  • The Dallas Region is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the line of totality.
  • The center line of the eclipse’s path will cross through 15 states.
  • Eclipse maximum is 4 minutes and 28 seconds, and Dallas will get to experience 3 minutes and 49 seconds.
  • About 30 million people will be in the eclipse’s path of totality and the Dallas Region accounts for about 7 million of those people.
  • Totality is safe to look at ONLY when the moon’s disk covers that of the Sun. Any other time it is highly recommended to wear eclipse glasses.