Solar Eclipse Events in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio

Solar EclipseAugust 21, 2017 will be a day to remember as North Americans experience a total solar eclipse. This is the first total eclipse in the U.S. to span the entire country since 1918. Where will you be when the eclipse occurs

Timing of the Eclipse
In Cincinnati, Ohio and Northern Kentucky  the eclipse schedule is:

  • 1:01 pm – Partial eclipse begins
  • 2:29 pm – Maximum eclipse
  • 3:52 pm – Partial eclipse ends

In Dayton, Ohio, the eclipse schedule is:

  • 1:02 pm – Partial eclipse begins
  • 2:28 pm – Maximum eclipse
  • 3:51 pm – Partial eclipse ends

Weather
Will the weather cooperate on August 21? Follow the weather patterns from the National Weather Service.

Here is a list of local eclipse events happening in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana:

Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana Local Eclipse Events

Drake Planetarium and Science Center
202 Sherman Avenue in Norwood (Cincinnati), Ohio
August 19, 2017
Family Eclipse Festival

Drake Planetarium and Science Center
202 Sherman Avenue in Norwood (Cincinnati), Ohio
August 21, 2017
Viewing Party

Cincinnati Nature Center
Rowe Woods at Abner Hollow Cabin at 4949 Tealtown Road in Milford, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Solar eclipse viewing (registration required)

Cincinnati Observatory
August 21, 2017
View the eclipse! Free event.

Cincinnati Public Library Viewing Party
View the eclipse at many of the branch locations including the main library (Cincinnati, Ohio)
August 21, 2017
Viewing party!

Eclipse Day at Glenwood Gardens
10397 Springfield Pike at the Cotswold Overlook at Glenwood Gardens in Cincinnati, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Viewing party!

Tyson Library
325 Tyson Street in Versailles, Indiana
August 21, 2017
Viewing party!

Batesville Library
131 North Walnut Street in Batesville, Indiana
August 21, 2017
Viewing party!

Washington Park
Over-the-Rhine in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Viewing party!

Dayton, Ohio Local Eclipse Events

Washington-Centerville Public Library
111 W. Spring Valley Road in Centerville, (Dayton) Ohio
August 21, 2017
Watch party!

Fairborn Community Library 
1 East Main Street in Dayton, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Watch party!

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 Deweese Parkway in Dayton, Ohio
August 18, 2017
Evening of Astronomy: The Solar Eclipse

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 Deweese Parkway in Dayton, Ohio
August 19, 2017
Free day at the museum.

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 Deweese Parkway in Dayton, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Watch party!

Tipp City Library
14 W. Walnut Street (lawn of Zion Lutheran Church) in Tipp City, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Great American Eclipse Viewing Party

Eclipse Float on the Great Miami
1995 E. Ross Road in Tipp City, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Watch the eclipse from a canoe!

Fraze Pavilion 
695 Lincoln Park Boulevard, Kettering, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Viewing party!

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
16 S. Williams Street in Dayton, Ohio at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center
August 21, 2017
Watch party!

Winters-Bellbrook Community Library
57 W. Franklin Street in Bellbrook, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Watch party!

Milton Union Public Library
560 S. Main Street in Milton, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Eclipse open house with viewing inside and out.

Cedarville University’s Department of Engineering/Sciences
695 Lincoln Park Boulevard in Ketting, Ohio
August 21, 2017
Watch party!

Want to learn more about the eclipse? Go here.

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