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 this once in a lifetime eclipse event and will serve as a resource for locals and visitors to have a safe and enjoyable eclipse viewing experience.
frequently asked questions
What time is the Eclipse 2024 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.
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.
Wait, there are two eclipses?
Yes, not only will Fredericksburg be in the path of totality for the 2024 total eclipse, the town will experience an annular solar eclipse on Saturday, October 14, 2023.To view a future eclipse schedule, click here.
Where can I buy eclipse glasses?
A limited supply of eclipse glasses will be available at the Visitor Information Center starting October 2023.To find the Visitor Center, click here.
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.