Eclipse Party

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Eclipse Party

August 21 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Be part of this rare event – a total solar eclipse! In Wichita, the Earth will plunge into 90% darkness as the Moon travels between it and the Sun. In the Festival Plaza safely view the solar eclipse using special glasses (provided to the first 500 guests) or solar telescopes.

Plus enjoy fun activities! Find out exactly how and why solar and lunar eclipses occur, investigate the effects of gravity in the universe as you use orbiting objects, get the up-to-date number of exoplanets scientists have discovered, and take a look at some spectacular images from SOHO – NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory.

Please note: you can come and go at any time during this event!

Food trucks that will be on site (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
B.S. Sandwich Pressf
The Big Apple – NY Street Food Truck
Little Lion Ice Cream
Lil’Bit Gourmet Burgers
LoLo’s Crêpes
Lynn’s Curbside Cookout

Timing of seeing the eclipse in Wichita:
– 11:26 a.m. – begins
– 1:04 p.m. – maximum darkness
– 2:32 p.m. – ends

Remember: always use proper eye protection when looking at partial phases of a solar eclipse.

Thank you media partners:
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KWCH 12 Eyewitness News


August 21
11:30 am - 3:00 pm



Exploration Place
300 N McLean Blvd
Wichita, KS 67203 United States
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