Solar Eclipse 2017 - Paducah

Gather in Paducah, Kentucky to experience total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017! Explore eclipse event and travel planning resources below, and REQUEST or VIEW the Paducah Visitors Guide for detailed destination information.

This exciting celestial phenomenon happens as the moon completely blocks the sun, daytime becomes a deep twilight and the sun's corona shimmers in the darkened sky. Paducah will be in darkness for 2 minutes and 19 seconds as Kentucky experiences the longest eclipse duration in the path of totality which spans a diagonal line of the contiguous United States from Oregon to South Carolina.

Plan your itinerary to experience totality in Paducah here!

A weekend of celebratory eclipse events are being planned as a prelude to the Monday afternoon eclipse. Prime local viewing areas will include the expansive Paducah Riverfront featuring a newly constructed riverfront area and extended Schultz Park and the new Fountain Avenue Health Park. Eclipse viewing events in Paducah include:

Follow the links below for more eclipse resources:

Quilt image: "Corona II: Solar Eclipse" by Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, National Quilt Museum Collection

PLAN YOUR Paducah Eclipse ITINERARY HERE!