Countdown to 2024 Totality in Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg TX Eclipse
Fredericksburg, Texas will be in the path of totality for the Great North American Eclipse - a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024.
EclipseInFBGTX.com is Fredericksburg's informational hub for the 2024 eclipse and will serve as a resource for locals and visitors to have a safe and enjoyable eclipse viewing experience.
ECLIPSE INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES
- Eclipse Information Guide
- Business/Organization Preparedness Letter - (revised June 2023)
- Carta de Preparación de Negocios/Organizaciones - (Junio de 2023)
- Video of the Total Solar Eclipse Expectations and Preparations from Mayor Jeryl Hoover and County Judge Daniel Jones
ECLIPSE INFORMATIONAL EVENTS
frequently asked questions
What time is the 2024 Eclipse in Fredericksburg?
On April 8, 2024, the eclipse will take place from 12:15 to 2:56 p.m. CT, while the total eclipse will be visible from 1:32 p.m. to 1:37 p.m. in Fredericksburg.
Where can I get or buy eclipse glasses?
What is an eclipse?
A total solar eclipse, like what people in Fredericksburg will experience, happens when the moon passes between the sun and Earth, completely blocking the face of the sun.To learn more about eclipses, click here.
What do I need to know about my rights as a property owner, especially during the eclipses?
All are encouraged to listen to the Ag Law in the Field podcast with attorneys Cassie Gresham and Jim Bradbury and extension agent Bryan Davis. They discuss the Recreational Use Statute, Agritourism Act, Farm Animal Liability Act, Texas Limited Liability Statutes, and Landowner Liability Statutes.
Fredericksburg's Internationally-Recognized Dark Skies
As an International Dark Sky Community, Fredericksburg is a great place for stargazing year-round and is home to two International Dark Sky Parks.
Just outside of town, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area has been a place to watch the heavens for centuries. It regularly holds stargazing events and welcomes astronomy photographers from around the world.
East of Fredericksburg, the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park became the area's second International Dark Sky Park in 2021. The park offers astronomy-based interpretive programming regularly.
Fredericksburg's dark sky Preservation
Fredericksburg continues to work to protect its dark skies. Learn how you can help at LoveFBGTX.com.