Solar Eclipse Path of Totality in Hendricks County, Indiana

The next North American total solar eclipse takes place on Monday April 8, 2024, and Hendricks County is directly in the path of totality! Learn more about the 2024 Solar Eclipse.

We are celebrating this momentous astronomical occasion in style with special events happening throughout the county. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

What to expect during the Eclipse

Each of our towns will experience more than 3 minutes of totality starting at approximately 3:06 PM. View Solar Eclipse Schedule

For an example of how the sky will appear in Danville, Indiana, during the solar eclipse, check out the simulator courtesy of Eclipse2024.org below. 

Learn more about the Solar Eclipse by visiting the Frequently Asked Questions below. 

Simulator courtesy of Eclipse2024.org

2024 Hendricks County Eclipse

Win a Two-Night Stay!

Visit Hendricks County has partnered with the Embassy Suites Plainfield/Indianapolis Airport Hotel to give away a free two-night stay during the Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024. The deadline for this giveaway is 11:59pm ET March 20, 2024. The winner will be notified shortly after.


Camping

Looking for a campground during the Solar Eclipse? We have two great locations to check out!

Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park - Brownsburg, IN

You may purchase a camping pass that allows access in the Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park campground area on Sunday, April 7th at 12:00PM. Campers will need to vacate the facility by 12:00PM on Tuesday, April 9th. Get your camping pass here

Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds - Danville, IN

The Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds are also allowing access for camping during the eclipse. Request your campsite here. Once confirmed, you will receive notification from the fairgrounds staff. 


Special Events

The Eclipse is such a special, once-in-a-lifetime event that it is worth celebrating! Below you can learn about local events happening in Hendricks County to commemorate this astrological phenomenon.

As more information is released, we will announce it on this page. You can also follow us on Facebook or subscribe to our Monthly Planner newsletter for updates.


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