Solar Eclipse Weekend in Essex

Event Listings

Solar Eclipse Weekend in Essex
April 8, 2024

The Town of Essex invites you to a watch party for the highly anticipated 2024 Total Solar Eclipse!

Friday, April 5

  • The Barn Door Tavern: Piotr Barcz will play ragtime, stride and swing piano from 6–10pm.
  • Adirondack Art Association: Hosting a local Adirondack artist showcase.

Saturday, April 6

  • The Barn Door Tavern: Come down for a game night for all visitors and locals including a special round of Eclipse Trivia.
  • Adirondack Art Association: Hosting a local Adirondack artist showcase.
  • The Whallonsburg Grange: The Champlain Film Series presents a showing of Rye Lane at 7pm.

Sunday, April 7

  • Adirondack Art Association: Hosting a local Adirondack artist showcase.

Monday, April 8: Eclipse Day! View the Eclipse along Main St in Essex or at Whitcomb's backyard. Glasses available!

  • The Barn Door Tavern: Open from 10am–10pm, stop by for street food style snacks, souvenirs, and the usual beer and wine selection. Live music after the eclipse!
  • The Essex Inn: Open from 3–9pm with to-go options and a special dinner and drinks menu (reservations recommended).
  • Lake Champlain Yoga and Wellness: Take an outdoor yoga class during the eclipse event, time and details to come!
  • Adirondack Art Association: Check out a special showcase of local Adirondack artists from 12–4pm.
  • Essex Ice Cream Cafe: Don't miss the debut of the Ice Cream Cafe's exclusive Eclipse Hand Pie!