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Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in Burlington, Vermont


Get ready, Burlington, Vermont — the Solar Eclipse is on its way! With less than a week remaining until we witness a total polarity eclipse, it’s time to make sure you’re fully prepared. To assist you in making the most of this incredible event, we’ve pulled together a comprehensive guide highlighting the best viewing spots and where to purchase your essential viewing glasses!

When exactly is the total solar eclipse? The eclipse begins at 2:14pm on Monday, April 8th, and ends at 4:37pm. Totality, when the moon will be completely blocking the sun and can be viewed without eclipse glasses, is from 3:26-3:29pm.

Get your viewing glasses at Healthy Living Market 


Free viewing spots:


— Waterfront Park | Burlington

— Oakledge Park | Burlington

— Battery Park | Burlington

— Maple Street Park | Essex Junction

— Airport Park | Colchester

— Shelburne Bay Park | Shelburne


Festivals & Ticketed Events:


— Totality at Hula

Hula Lakeside

April 7 at 3-5 p.m., April 8 at 12-5 p.m.


— Community Solar Eclipse Picnic at SAVU Lakeside

April 8th from 3-5pm


— Solar Eclipse Festival

ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

April 5-9


— Astronomical

BCA Center

April 6, 6-7:30 p.m


— Solar Eclipse Party: Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun

The Venetian Soda Lounge

April 8, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m


— Solar Eclipse After Party with Lady Moon & The Eclipse

Higher Ground

April 8, 7 p.m.


— Illuminate Vermont

Market Street in South Burlington

April 5-6, 5-9 p.m.


— Moonshadow: An Eclipse Viewing Experience

Shelburne Vineyard

April 8, 1-5 p.m.


— Solar Eclipse at Shelburne Museum

Shelburne Museum

April 8, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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