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 filling quickly!

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:


You may also order via email at jmorgan@sweetwatertn.net or via check at City Hall, 203 Monroe Street, Sweetwater, TN 37874.

(423) 337-6979

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!