Eclipse 'watch parties' in Northeast Ohio: List

Total Solar Eclipse - Hollie Strano

Here are some of the locations where you can gather to watch the solar eclipse in and around Northeastern Ohio:

Edgewater Park 12:30 P.M.- 4:00 P.M.

This event will be hosted by our good friend Jay Reynolds, Research Astronomer at Cleveland State University. It's presented by the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association in cooperation with Cleveland Metroparks. 

  • Solar viewers ~1 Per Family~
  • Telescopes
  • Hands on activities
  • Portable Butterfly House
  • Meteorites
  • Make and take items - Sand Art – Galaxy Doh
  • Live view of the eclipse, from the centerline
  • More being added!

Observatory Park, Montville, 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • Solar viewers
  • Telescopes
  • Hands on activities

Bleser Park, Avon Lake, 1:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.

  • Solar viewers  ~1 per family~
  • Telescopes
  • Music
  • A Moon Rock

Astronomy Club of Akron, Silver Springs Park in Stow, 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • Solar viewers for loan only
  • Telescopes – optical and specialized

Wolf Creek Nature Center, Wadsworth, 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • Solar viewers
  • Telescopes

Sandy Ridge Nature Preserve, North Ridgeville, 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • Solar viewers

Hoover Price Planetarium, Canton, 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • Solar viewers  $1
  • Telescopes

Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle, 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • Observatory WILL be open!

Burrell Observatory, Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • Observatory WILL be open! (Note: First day of classes, Parking will be an issue!)

Brunswick Astronomy Club, Brunswick Lake Park at Sun Dial,  1:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.

  • Solar viewers
  • Telescope Projection

WATCH: WKYC's Chief Meteorologist Betsy Kling talked all things Solar Eclipse with Jay Reynolds of Cleveland State University in a Facebook Live Q & A. 

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