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Solar Eclipse

New York's

Total Eclipse 
The Park

April 8, 2024
Historic Thompson Park
Watertown, New York

Full Moon

Join us for the best view on Earth!

Mark your calendars for April 8, 2024! On this date, visitors and residents in Watertown, New York will see a total solar eclipse from the best location in New York State for viewing this once-in-a-lifetime event.


The City of Watertown sits directly in the center of the “path of totality” and at approximately 3:22 PM on April 8, 2024, Watertown will plunge into darkness for three minutes and 39 seconds.


To mark this momentous occasion, the City of Watertown will host “Total Eclipse of the Park” at historic Thompson Park.


The event will feature:

  • A stellar viewing opportunity 

  • Free solar eclipse glasses

  • Entertainment

  • Family-friendly activities

  • Food trucks 

  • And more!

Please note, weapons are not allowed in Thompson Park.

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