Mark your calendar for April 8, 2024. You won’t want to miss this truly once-in-a-lifetime event as for the first time in 200 years, Ohio will be in the path of a total solar eclipse. The last eclipse of this proportion in Ohio was in 1806. The next time it will happen in the Buckeye state will be in 2099.
Music, special events, parties and other plans are all in the works in the Grand Lake Region for the total solar eclipse of 2024. Auglaize County is one of nine counties in Ohio that will intersect with the line of totality and will experience the longest period of total darkness during the eclipse.
Want to be a part of experiencing this incredible natural phenomenon? To beat the traffic and the crowds that are expected, the best advice is to arrive early and stay late. With viewing sites like the Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Grand Lake St. Marys State Park and the Neil Armstrong Airport PLUS the line of totality, it will be the best eclipse viewing area in the state!! Check out the links below for all the latest information on eclipse events in the Grand Lake Region as well as other general eclipse information and safety tips.