Watch the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse in Grapevine!


Elizabeth Schrack
Director of Communications
Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
Office: 817.410.3195 Cell: 702.528.5687


Grapevine is the place to be for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (March 8, 2024) - On Monday, April 8, 2024, a celestial spectacle will grace the skies over Grapevine, Texas. The charming city, steeped in history and brimming with excitement, eagerly anticipates the awe-inspiring 2024 Total Solar Eclipse, as it sits squarely in the path of totality.

Nestled conveniently between Dallas and Fort Worth, Grapevine is primed to offer an unparalleled viewing experience for this historic event. Astronomy enthusiasts, families and travelers are all invited to partake in unforgettable activities and viewing parties that will create a blend of cosmic wonder and delightful entertainment.

Elevate your eclipse viewing with an exclusive VIP Solar Eclipse Watch Party in Grapevine's Historic Main Street District. There are two ticket price points. The VIP Solar and Lunar packages each receive: 

  • Access to Peace Plaza at Grapevine Main Station in the central Historic District
  • Live musical entertainment from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Peace Plaza
    • Joshua Ingram Band
    • D.J. Mike B
  • Mingle with artist Marisa Jean as she paints the events of the day
  • Take pictures with the Moon and Sun stilt walkers
  • Play vintage arcade games
  • Enjoy the entire Eclipse on Peace Plaza from 12:23 p.m. – 3:02 p.m. with the Total Solar Eclipse lasting from 1:41 p.m. – 1:43 p.m.

The VIP Solar Package costs $275 and includes: a 2024 Eclipse Gift Tote filled with commemorative items including $60 food and beverage voucher, redeemable at any of the ten kitchens or two bars inside Harvest Hall, a European-style dining hall, conveniently connected to Peace Plaza. Tickets can be found here.

JUST ADDED! The Lunar Package costs $100 and also has a 2024 Eclipse Gift Tote with limited commemorative items and other exciting add-ons that are optional at checkout. Tickets can be found here.

Space for this exclusive experience is limited. Get your tickets now for an unforgettable vantage point to witness this celestial event.

As visitors gather to witness the solar eclipse, Grapevine also welcomes them to explore its storied past through a series of engaging activities:

  • Historic Nash Farm: Delve into the eclipse phenomenon while experiencing a step back in time. Participate in a fun-filled event learning how to make a pinhole camera on April 5.
  • Settlement to City Museums: Open doors to history as these museums offer insight into the heritage and evolution of Grapevine.
  • Grapevine Vintage Railroad: Step aboard an authentic 1920s coach for a one-hour excursion at 9:50 a.m. and 11:50 a.m. adding a touch of nostalgia to your eclipse experience.
  • Peace Circle at Peace Plaza: Visit the plaza that pays tribute to 10,000 years of the presence of Native American nations. Peace Circle is a work of public art that interprets a moment in time of a Peace Treaty meeting with the Republic of Texas President Sam Houston and 10 American Indian chiefs/captains on the Grape Vine Prairie in 1843. 

Grapevine, with its rich historic tapestry and vibrant ambiance, is more than just a destination; it's an immersive journey through time. The city's Historic Main Street District, adorned with locally-owned boutiques, chef inspired cafes and unique galleries, invites visitors to take in the nostalgia of a bygone era.

Grapevine's allure also extends beyond its historic charm. The city boasts an array of modern amenities and attractions that cater to diverse interests. From wine enthusiasts exploring the Grapevine Urban Wine Trail to the new immersive art exhibition, Meow Wolf Grapevine, inside the largest outlet mall in North Texas, Grapevine Mills, Grapevine has you covered.

Stay in one of the many fabulous Grapevine hotels, including Gaylord Texan Resort, Great Wolf Lodge, Hotel Vin and Hilton DFW Lakes.

To plan your entire celestial stay, visit today.


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Elizabeth Schrack
Elizabeth Schrack