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Atlas Obscura's Ecliptic Festival | Hot Springs National Park Arkansas

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!

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, 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.

For passes and updates, visit ecliptic.atlasobscura.com.


Atlas Obscura's ECLIPTIC will feature art installations, speakers, deejays, films, 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!


WHAT IS VALLEY OF THE VAPORS?

Now in its 20th year, Valley of the Vapors (VOV) is an international underground music festival that typically takes place each March in Hot Springs. Since 2005, VOV has been bringing innovative performers from the global music and art communities to Hot Springs. VOV has hosted approximately 3,000 musicians and artists from such faraway places as Japan, South Korea, China, Norway, England, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Brazil, Mexico, and Canada. The festival is known for the out-of-the-ordinary hospitality afforded visiting artists, as well as the fun twists it puts on the format - secret shows, surprise locations and intimate workshops, to name only a few. In 2021, VOV relocated to Cedar Glades Park, a short drive from downtown Hot Springs.