The 8 Best Places To See The 2024 Solar Eclipse In The South

Alamo City offers numerous viewing parties, with one of the best spots being the rooftop of Thompson San Antonio Riverwalk hotel for a Solar Brunch with themed cocktails, entertainment, and viewing glasses

San Antonio, Texas 

otality for 2 minutes and 30 seconds starting at 1:40 p.m. CST with a community watch party hosted by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, featuring games, entertainment, and educational activities.

Fort Worth, Texas

Although not in the path of totality, Houston will see 94% obscuration and will host the Total Solar Eclipse Celebration at the Space Center Houston, combining space education with the eclipse viewing.

Houston, Texas

Known for its wide-open spaces and scenic views, Grapevine will have a giant party in the Main Street Historic District with galactic-themed food and drink specials, a VIP Experience at Peace Plaza, and a special Lunar Lunch.

Grapevine, Texas 

As NASA's Primary Eclipse Partner, Kerrville will host the Kerrville Eclipse Festival at Louise Hays Park with scientific speakers, live music, children's activities, and 4 minutes and 25 seconds of totality.

Kerrville, Texas 

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a full day of activities with educational talks, family-friendly games, and laser demonstrations, with totality reaching Little Rock at 1:51 p.m. CST for 2 minutes and 20 seconds.

Little Rock, Arkansas

Hot Springs National Park will host Eclipse Fest on April 6-7 with presentations, activities, and demonstrations, making it a prime spot to view totality for the 2024 eclipse.

Hot Springs, Arkansas 

While Branson won't see totality, it will experience nearly 99% obscuration with Eclipse Watch Parties at Branson Lakes Resort and Branson Woods Resort, featuring themed snacks, games, and music.

Branson, Missouri