An annular solar eclipse is happening on Saturday, Oct. 14 and that means that the moon is small enough to cover most of the sun but will leave a “ring of fire” around the moon.
This year, San Antonio is in the direct path of the eclipse, so grab those eclipse glasses and check out these festivities on this moon-tacular day.
Moon at Noon | The DoSeum | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Free | The first 500 attendees will receive free admission and a pair of eclipse-viewing glasses.
Eclipse Watch | The Alamo | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | $5 | Grab a pair of Alamo-shaped glasses which is included with admission.
Eclipse at the Caverns | Natural Bridge Caverns | 9 a.m. | $29.99-$42.99 | After viewing the eclipse, explore it’s latest tour: Hidden Wonders.
Solar Eclipse Watching & Remediation Party | DéjaVu | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Free | Get a moon cycle tarot reading and attend an astrology lecture. There will also be dog adoptions on site and a live DJ.
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party | Hyatt Regency Riverwalk | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | $35 | Guests will receive a complimentary pair of eclipse viewing glasses while partying on the rooftop with solar-themed snacks + drinks.
Solar Eclipse Viewing | Alamo Beer Co. | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Free | Come for beer + eclipse viewing and stay for its Latin Roots Music & Food Fest.
At the park
Eclipse Viewing Party | Phil Hardberger Park East + West | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | | Free | Get into the spirit with solar educational activities, an eclipse countdown and a free pair of viewing glasses.
Eclipse Party | Sea World San Antonio | 10:30 a.m. | $68 | Grab a pair of complimentary eclipse glasses and stay for the Eclipse Party Zone as well as shop exclusive eclipse merch.
Don’t forget: We also have a total solar eclipse happening next year — plan accordingly.