Experience the 2017 total solar eclipse from the sweetest view in America- Sweetwater, TN! Make lifelong memories at the Eclipse 2017 festival 10 to 5 on Monday, August 21, 2017 in beautiful, historic downtown Sweetwater. Vendors, music, dancing, learn to moonwalk, have a Moon Pie, and more! Family fun for a once-in-a-lifetime experience! For the true space enthusiast, Sweetwater is a prime location, projected for 2 minutes and 37 seconds of totality. The rural valley leaves wide open space for beautiful views and photography opportunities. Easy to reach- just off Interstate 75. Make your plans today- our hotels are full but contact City Hall if you are interested in reserving a room at an Air B & B or a campsite/RV parking!

Please visit our interactive map for more specific information on parking, points of interest, information booths, vendors, restrooms, and more!


Space Photographers- Contact City Hall at 423-337-6979 or via email at jmorgan@sweetwatertn.net for a limited reserved space atop Sweetwater's highest peak in an area fenced and reserved for photographers only. $25 admission fee. No one under 18 admitted.

School Groups- Please Contact City Hall at 423-337-6979 or via email at jmorgan@sweetwatertn.net if you need reserved parking accommodations at no charge. Space is limited.

Buy your Official Eclipse Gear Here through Paypal:


You may also purchase at City Hall, 203 Monroe Street, Sweetwater, TN 37874 while supplies last.

(423) 337-6979

Starting at $20

Official "I Blacked Out" Eclipse T-shirts

(Youth Medium thru Adult 3XL available through paypal link above)

Please note that paypal will not process your order while sizes are temporarily out of stock. We have reordered all sizes so if you get a sold out message, just check back soon!

Check out the links below to see more detail about the eclipse!

Thanks to our sponsors who are making this event possible:

For Family Fun the night before the Eclipse- join us in the Duck Park in downtown Sweetwater for Movies in the Park. Free admission. Vendors will be set up selling goods!

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