Erie's Total Solar Eclipse

A total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, United States, and Canada, on April 8, 2024. Erie lies in the path of totality where the moon's shadow will completely cover the sun.


Timing out the eclipse


Starts at 3:16:24 p.m. EDT
Lasts 3 minutes, 40 seconds


Starts at 3:16:35 p.m. EDT
Lasts 2 minutes, 34 seconds


Starts at 3:17:19 p.m. EDT
Lasts 2 minutes, 49 seconds

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What to Expect 

Do-It-Yourself Eclipse Viewer 

Using Household Items to View Eclipse 

Families, Visitors Share in Eclipse Experience

Tuesday, April 9th 2024, 10:15 AM EDT

Albany Mesmerized by the Eclipse

Tuesday, April 9th 2024, 10:11 AM EDT

Miracle Mountain Ranch Hosts Eclipse Viewing Event

Tuesday, April 9th 2024, 10:09 AM EDT

Trending Stories: Eclipse Proposal, Eclipse Reaction

Monday, April 8th 2024, 6:13 PM EDT

Eclipse Viewer Photos: Erie Digital News Now

Monday, April 8th 2024, 6:12 PM EDT

Presque Isle State Park Post Eclipse Traffic

Monday, April 8th 2024, 6:11 PM EDT

Nation's Capitol Sees 87% Eclipse

Monday, April 8th 2024, 6:08 PM EDT

Liberty Park Clears Out Quickly Post Eclipse

Monday, April 8th 2024, 6:00 PM EDT

Downtown Eclipse Watch Party in Perry Square

Monday, April 8th 2024, 1:04 PM EDT

Eclipse Traffic Tracker with Elspeth Mizner

Monday, April 8th 2024, 12:23 PM EDT

Mighty Fine's Eclipse Themed Donuts

Monday, April 8th 2024, 9:24 AM EDT

Gannon University's Eclipse Viewing Stations

Monday, April 8th 2024, 9:22 AM EDT

Visitors Make their Way to Erie for Eclipse

Sunday, April 7th 2024, 1:13 PM EDT

Bent Run Brewing Up Eclipse Fun in Warren County

Friday, April 5th 2024, 1:11 PM EDT

What is a Total Solar Eclipse?

Friday, April 5th 2024, 10:46 AM EDT

Crawford County Prepares for Total Eclipse

Thursday, April 4th 2024, 6:02 PM EDT

Final Eclipse Preparations from VisitErie

Wednesday, April 3rd 2024, 5:15 PM EDT

PennDOT Eclipse Traffic Tips

Wednesday, April 3rd 2024, 5:13 PM EDT

Crawford County Prepares for Eclipse Day

Tuesday, April 2nd 2024, 5:18 PM EDT

Bird Behavior During a Solar Eclipse

Tuesday, April 2nd 2024, 11:04 AM EDT

Fairview Students Learn about Solar Eclipse

Friday, March 29th 2024, 3:49 PM EDT

Chautauqua County Prepares for Total Solar Eclipse

Thursday, March 28th 2024, 10:10 AM EDT

Planetarium Teaches People with Low Vision about Eclipse

Thursday, March 28th 2024, 9:20 AM EDT

Gannon University Engineers construct Eclipse Windows

Monday, March 25th 2024, 9:13 AM EDT

Final Logistical Meeting Ahead of Eclipse

Tuesday, March 19th 2024, 6:34 PM EDT

Countdown to Total Solar Eclipse: 30 Days!

Friday, March 8th 2024, 10:13 AM EST

VisitErie: Common Eclipse Misconceptions

Thursday, March 7th 2024, 5:06 PM EST

EMTA Plans for Heavy Traffic on April 8th for Solar Eclipse

Thursday, February 29th 2024, 8:51 AM EST

Crawford County Prepares for Total Solar Eclipse

Tuesday, February 20th 2024, 5:16 PM EST

City of Erie Prepares for Total Solar Eclipse

Monday, February 19th 2024, 5:59 PM EST