Important Notice

alert icon Upcoming Service Interruption: We are upgrading our online processes to serve you better. During this upgrade many of our online services will be unavailable from 8:00pm on June 30 – 8:00am on July 5. Some services include payment processes, applications for admission, and the User Account Center.
For a full list of services that will be temporarily unavailable please visit our information page.

Night at Noon - Total Solar Eclipse

free viewing glassesMonday, August 21, 2017
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Partial eclipse begins at 11:54:03 a.m. CST
TOTALITY begins at 1:22:15 p.m. CST
Length of totality: 2 minutes 21 seconds
This event is not recommended for children 4 years and younger.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
We will be giving away FREE VIEWING GLASSES!

Have you heard?!? On August 21, 2017, Paducah is one of the best viewing spots in the entire world for the 2017 total solar eclipse! Plans are underway to host a special eclipse party at the Challenger Learning Center and West Kentucky Community and Technical College. xbox one
 
You don’t want to miss this opportunity! This will be the first total solar eclipse visible in the continental United States in 38 years!

Terry WilcuttFormer astronaut, Terry Wilcutt (Kentucky's ONLY astronaut), will speak at the event and emcee the eclipse! You won't want to miss it!

T-shirts and posters will be for sale at the event — be sure to get Terry Wilcutt's autograph on your poster!

Would you like to be a vendor at our event? Download our vendor application or e-mail Blair Travis or call 270-534-3083. The vendor application deadline is June 30, 2017.

Suggested items to bring: lawn chairs, blankets to sit on, and sunscreen

Prohibited items: alcohol, illegal substances, tobacco products, weapons, non-service animals, remote control aircraft or drones, fireworks, laser devices, and glass bottles.

Questions about this event? E-mail Mellisa Duncan or call 270-534-3101