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Top 4 Family-Friendly Events to Watch the 2024 Total Eclipse in Shelby County



On April 8, 2024 all of Shelby County will be in the path of totality for the eclipse. However, here is a list of things to do and places to go while you, your friends and family are in Shelby County!


1. Total Eclipse On The Farm



April 8-9 | Jenkins Forever Farm (8188 S PR 435 W Edinburgh, IN 46124)) | $15-250 (Buy Tickets Here)


Watch the total solar eclipse from one of the best viewing spots in Indiana AND help the animals build their future home!

$25 Adults / $15 Kids 12 & Under (includes youth glasses) - EVERYONE must have a ticket as they come with the protective eyewear required for your safety.

Limited Primitive Camping Sites Available - $250 for 10x10 camping site for Two People


  • Eclipse Viewing (every ticket comes with one pair of CE & ISO approved glasses)

  • Incredible Plant-based Cuisine from The Tasty Plate Food Truck

  • Beer/Wine/Cupcakes

  • Live Music - Acoustic by Indyca

  • Games/Crafts/Vendors/Shopping

  • Sanctuary Tour / Meet & Greet with the Animals

  • Live Painting Auction


2. Viewing Party at Shelbyville Parks and Recreation



April 8 | Blue River Memorial Park (725 Lee Blvd Shelbyville, IN 46176) | FREE

  • Free Parking

  • 1st Come 1st Serve (once full, park will be closed off)

  • Park opens at 8a- no camping /overnight stay permitted

  • Food Trucks

  • Restrooms

  • Event Merch

  • Safety Personnel


3. Skyline Total Eclipse Weekend Camping and Entertainment



April 5-9 | Skyline Drive In (3986 E Michigan Road Shelbyville, IN 46176) | $300-$600 (Buy Tickets Here)

  • Primitive Camping (no showers, hook ups or dump station)

  • Eclipse glasses provided

  • No limit to amount of people at campsite

  • Free classic film showings each night (Friday- Monday)

  • Various entertainment throughout daylight hours

  • Indoor and outdoor restrooms

  • Skyline Cafe open 24 hrs during event (breakfast lunch and dinner).

  • Skyline Cafe online food ordering service will be available

  • Retro Arcade available- games take quarters

  • May come and go as you please (must have badge)

  • Must have at least one (1) person 18 years of age at site.


4. Solar Eclipse Market



April 6-7| Nostalgia on 9 (1018 E 500 S Shelbyville, IN 46176) | FREE TO ATTEND


Interested in finding out about more events? Get a full listing from Eclipse In Shelby here.

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