EVANSVILLE, IN – March 29, 2024 – The final meeting of the 2024 Solar Eclipse Task Force Regional Stakeholder Group will take place on Tuesday, April 2 at 10:00 AM.  The meeting will be held in the Welborn Community Room, located on the 15th floor of the Fifth Third Building in Downtown Evansville.

    The Evansville Region Solar Eclipse Task Force has been a collaborative effort, underway for nearly two years, aimed at maximizing the experience and opportunities surrounding the upcoming solar eclipse event on Monday, April 8, 2024.  This final meeting will serve as a platform for stakeholders to discuss last-minute preparations, coordinate efforts, and ensure a memorable experience for residents and visitors alike.

    There are approximately 50 eclipse-themed events being staged throughout the Evansville Region, happening now through April 8, 2024.  These events include eclipse exhibits at museums and attractions, food and drink specials at local restaurants, eclipse storytelling, multi-day festivals and a variety of eclipse viewing parties on Monday, April 8.  For a list of events,

    All stakeholders, including businesses, organizations, and community members, are encouraged to attend the final meeting to ensure that Evansville is fully prepared to welcome visitors and make the most of this rare celestial event.

    “As the Evansville Region prepares to witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse, we are not just hosting an event; we are embracing an opportunity to showcase Hoosier Hospitality at its finest,” said Alexis Berggren, President & CEO of Explore Evansville. “This celestial event is a once-in-a-generation experience, and we want every visitor to feel the warmth and welcome that defines our community. Let’s come together to create lasting memories and show the world all that Evansville and Southwest Indiana have to offer.”

    The 2024 Great American Solar Eclipse will pass over the Evansville Region on Monday, April 8, 2024, at 2:02 PM CDT.  It is currently forecasted that over 500,000 people will travel to Indiana to experience this phenomenon.


    What:                   2024 Solar Eclipse Task Force Regional Stakeholder Meeting

    When:                 Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 10 AM – 11 AM

    Where:                Welborn Community Room

                                    20 NW Third Street, Suite 1500 Evansville, IN  47708