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Eclipse Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

Location: Hot Springs National Park

Event Date: Monday, April 8, 2024

NOTE: Most hotels have a minimum length of stay of 3 to 5 nights leading up to and after the eclipse. It is recommended that you call your hotel to make your reservation. If you are using a reservation website, and the property appears to be sold out, it is recommended to follow up with a call to confirm that status. Most likely rooms are still available. 

Hot Springs will be one of the most ideal places in the world to see the eclipse! Choose from numerous hotels and rentals and plan your getaway at the perfect time to see totality happen.

Please follow us on Facebook for more detailed information to come or visit our eclipse website here! Find an updated list of Hot Springs Eclipse events to come below!


Bridge St. LIVE! Eclipse Edition

Location: Bridge St. LIVE! Entertainment District
Event Date: April 4, 2024

Hot Springs is adding a FREE public concert by blues artist Nikki Hill with opening act Gravel Yard Blues Band and presentations from NASA to kick off the weekend leading up to the phenomenon!

Nikki Hill is sweet seduction, sweeter threat, and smoldering energy. Overlapping soulful, sensual and bold vocal tones with powerful chrome-plated riffs and swagger, her voice finds a home in it – a soul singing, bar rocking, roots revivalist, that writes with frank self-reflection at a dancing tempo.

For updates, visit hotsprings.org/events/bridge-st-live-eclipse-edition/.


Total Solar Eclipse Sound Bath

Location: The Yoga Place, 301 Whittington Avenue
Event Date: April 5, 2024

Join us during this powerful time as we harness the energy of the solar eclipse to set new intentions and manifest our goals. The darkness of the eclipse encourages us to look inward to gain clarity and acknowledge areas that may need transformation. The healing frequencies of gongs, crystal, singing bowls, chimes, and other instruments will wash over you for the special event.

Limited to 30 participants. For more information, visit theyogaplacehs.com.


ATLAS OBSCURA'S ECLIPTIC FESTIVAL

Location: Cedar Glades Park, 461 Wildcat Road
Event Date: April 5 - 8, 2024

Combining the cosmic wonder of the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse and the 20th Annual VALLEY OF THE VAPORS INDEPENDENT MUSIC FESTIVAL, Atlas Obscura's Ecliptic Festival is located at Cedar Glades Park, just three miles from downtown Hot Springs. ECLIPTIC will offer the best opportunity to view the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse in a natural setting. ECLIPTIC guests will be announced in phases throughout 2023! ECLIPTIC will feature art installations, speakers, deejays, films, camping, vendors, and more! Of course, it’s also the 20th anniversary of the Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival - so you’re guaranteed an exciting variety of noteworthy international bands and artists!

LIVE PERFORMANCES BY - Blonde Redhead. Allah-Las. Shannon & the Clams. Deerhoof. Sun Ra Arkestra. Hailu Mergia. Mary Lattimore. U.S. Girls. ESG. Molly Lewis. Sonny & the Sunsets. Quintron (solo Weather Warlock). Ana Roxanne. Expo 70. & MORE TBA!
SPEAKERS - Dylan Thuras & Joshua Foer. Summer Ash. Rebecca Boyle. John Bucher. Torri Yates-Orr. Adam Rubin. Michael Jones McKean. LD Deutsch. Kelly Reidy. & MORE TBA!
PASSES ON SALE NOW AT eclipticfestival.com.

Total Solar Eclipse Weekend 2024

Location: Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid America Boulevard
Event Date: April 5 - 8, 2024

Mid-America Science Museum will be hosting a weekend of fun on April 5 - 8, 2024 for the eclipse! Check out midamericamuseum.org to stay up-to-date on upcoming information.

*This will be a separate ticketed event that membership will not cover.


Hot Springs Flute Ensemble: Light and Dark

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3819 Central Avenue
Event Date: April 6, 2024

The theme of the Flute Ensemble's spring concert will coincide with the Total Solar Eclipse. The concert will be at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Saturday afternoon, April 6th at 3 p.m. We're all set to play lots of fun music in anticipation of the amazing eclipse coming our way on April 8th.

For more informaiton and updates, visit hotspringsflutes.com.


Total Solar Eclipse Festival

Location: Mill Creek Music Farm, 5419 Mill Creek Road
Event Date: April 6 - 8, 2024

Get ready for a stellar lineup featuring a mix of country-folk, bluegrass, and blues that'll have you dancing under the bright festival skies! 3 days of music, art, camping, nature, and fun!

For more information and updates, visit millcreekmusicfarm.com.


New Moon Vintage Market & Eclipse Watch Party

Location: The Venue by Fancy Schmancy, 4010 Park Avenue
Event Date: April 6 - 8, 2024

On April 6 & 7, there will be a wide variety of vendors to shop, food trucks, beer garden, live music, games, and lots of fun during this exciting weekend leading up to the total solar eclipse on April 8th! Coming to our Eclipse Watch Party on Monday? Your admission ticket for Monday, April 8th gets you in for the market too! Just show your online ticket at the gate each day.

For more information and updates, visit fancyschmancyvb.com.


ECLIPSE 2024 AT GARVAN

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens, 550 Arkridge Road
Event Date: April 8, 2024

Please join us at Garvan Woodland Gardens for a once-in-a-lifetime event. The Gardens will have early entry beginning at 9am and gates will close at noon for the day while the Gardens will remain open to guests until 5pm. Tickets are $75 for adults (early bird pricing) and $50 for children 12 and under. Tickets are very limited an expected to sell out quickly. All tickets must be purchased in advance and are non-refundable. While offering a safe, beautiful place to view the eclipse, the Gardens will also offer food trucks, various children's activity booths, and live music and entertainment for the day. Every ticket also includes a swag bag with logo merchandise and treats. We are thrilled to experience this remarkable event with everyone!

For more information and updates, visit garvangardens.org.


ECLIPSE VIEWING AT THE LIBRARY

Location: Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Avenue
Event Date: April 8, 2024

The Garland County Library is going to be an official viewing site for the 2024 Eclipse. Don't miss it!

For updates, visit gclibrary.com.


Oaklawn Total Eclipse 2024

Location: Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort, 2705 Central Avenue
Event Date: April 8, 2024

Experience a once in a lifetime special event in Oaklawn's famous infield on April 8, 2024!
Family • Fun • Affordable!

Enjoy live music, headliner entertainment, concessions, souvenirs, free swag, and attractions for the kids. It's a family-friendly event you won't want to miss!
$20 entry and free for kids 12 and under.

For the entire schedule and updates, visit oaklawn.com/eclipse-event/.


I Blacked Out at The Waters | Solar Eclipse 2024

Location: The Waters Hotel, 340 Central Avenue
Event Date: April 5-9, 2024

Stay at The Waters Hotel for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse! We are offering a weekend full of events for our guests and the public including:

  • A Hotel Scavenger Hunt (All weekend long)
  • Cosmos & Cocktails Mixology Class (Saturday, April 6)
  • Galaxy Gala: A Fine Dining Experience (Sunday, April 7)
  • Space Trivia on the Rooftop (Monday, April 8)
  • Rooftop Eclipse Viewing Party (Monday, April 8)

Tickets for each event may be purchased separately, or as part of our "Blacked Out" package which includes tickets to every event along with your stay. For more information and tickets, click here.


"Catch the Eclipse" at Majestic Park

Location: Majestic Park, 105 West Belding Street
Event Date: April 8, 2024

"Catch the Eclipse" at Majestic Park! The park opens at 9 a.m. with bounce houses, vendors, games, and concessions. $25 per person and eclipse glasses will be included.

For updates and to register, visit majesticpark.org.


Elks Lodge "Total Solar Eclipse Watch Party"

Location: Elks Lodge, 132 Abbott Place
Event Date: April 8, 2024

Inviting all Elks, family, friends, and guests to join us. Open to the public and family friendly! The party will take place in the Lodge parking lot for optimum Solar Eclipse viewing. Live music, dancing, food, and cash bar. Protective eyewear will be available.

For updates, visit facebook.com/.


2024 Ron Coleman Mining Eclipse Festival

Location: Ron Coleman Mining, 211 Crystal Ridge Lane, Jessieville
Event Date: April 6-8, 2024

A music festival at Ron Coleman Mining to celebrate the 2024 solar eclipse. We'll have camping, live music, vendors, digging, and more.

Pricing Information:
$300 for the weekend which includes camping, festival entry, and digging at the mines. $150 for the weekend which includes festival entry and digging at the mines. $50 per day which includes festival entry.

For updates, visit roncolemanmining.com/2024solareclipse.


Eclipse @ The Lavender Farm

Location: Lake Banoe Lavender Farm, 2723 Hwy 70, Glenwood
Event Date: April 4-8, 2024

Embark on an unforgettable journey at our enchanting family lavender farm, where four delightful days and nights await you. Nestled amid the picturesque landscapes of Glenwood, AR, and the vibrant allure of Hot Springs, AR, our haven promises a plethora of engaging activities and exciting events. The highlight of this extraordinary experience? The main event - the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse, casting four minutes of mesmerizing total darkness within the path of totality. Indulge in the festival-like ambiance of our expansive 30-acre farm, boasting over 100 campsites.

For updates, visit eclipse.lakebanoe.com.


Get your Eclipse posters now! Available for purchase at the following retailers:

  • The Waters Hotel
    340 Central Avenue
  • Domino's Pizza
    2110 Higdon Ferry Road
  • Hot Springs Hemp Company
    238 Central Avenue
  • Hot Springs Souvenirs
    334 Central Avenue
  • Wrapped Gift Boutique
    404 Central Avenue
    wrappedarkansas.com
  • The Local Art Entity
    118 Arbor Street
    thelocalartentity.com/
  • Escape Hot Springs
    622 Malvern Avenue
  • Rocket Fizz
    718 Central Avenue
  • Mid-America Museum
    500 Mid America Boulevard
  • Desoto Rocks & Gift Shop
    626 Central Avenue
  • SQZBX Brewery & Pizza
    236 Ouachita Avenue
  • C & J Market and Gifts
    240 Central Avenue
  • Fat Bottomed Girl's Cupcake Shoppe
    502 Central Avenue
  • Mountain Valley
    150 Central Avenue
  • Bathhouse Soapery
    3660 Central Avenue
  • Whittington Gallery
    307 Whittington Avenue
  • Ambrosia Bakery
    307 Broadway Street
  • Quality Pawn
    314 Albert Pike Road
  • Will's Cinnamon Shop
    1001 Central Avenue
  • Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
    659 Ouachita Avenue
  • Lamar Bathhouse
    515 Central Avenue
  • Black Ribbon Books
    239 Central Avenue
  • Red Light Roastery
    1003 Park Avenue

City of Hot Springs Eclipse Preparedness Tips
You may use this document as a guide for things to consider as we approach the week of the Great American Eclipse 2024.