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Explore The Surrounding Area for the Eclipse Weekend

In addition to Shelby County's great events, activities, and places to stay (all can be found here), below we have highlighted three of our favorite family-friendly and affordable events (out of 100!) happening in the Indianapolis area!

For information on all Indianapolis events, tips for viewing, and various hotel rates, go to

An interactive map of the path of the 2024 eclipse can be viewed here.

Our top 3 recommendations:

  • 3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis IN

  • April 8, 2024

  • 10:00a=3:30p

  • Cost is Included with general admission. Purchase tickets here.

  • Join TCM for giveaways, activities, and festivities to celebrate the historic event. Solar viewing glasses will be available—limit one per person while supplies last

  • 4790 W 16th Street, Indianapolis IN

  • April 8, 2024

  • Cost: $20 and can be purchased here

  • Cost includes gate admission, infield parking, and a pair of limited-edition solar eclipse glasses

  • Camping packages available in Lot 2

  • The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has an exhilarating day of programming and festivities planned in collaboration with NASA. NASA will broadcast live from the speedway's facility and have experts on site to answer any questions about the eclipse.

  • 4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis IN

  • 12:00p (noon)- 4:30p

  • Programs full week leading up to eclipse and during eclipse

  • More than a dozen telescopes, all equipped with solar filters

  • Engaging demonstrations and planetarium shows

  • Cost: FREE

  • Click here for full program of events and real time updates


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