Total Solar Eclipse in Independence, Oregon

Oregon Solar Eclipse 2017

Independence, Oregon presents Independence Goes Dark: The Total Solar Eclipse Festival! The last total solar eclipse in Oregon was 1979 and the next won’t happen until 2108! Come to our city and experience live music, science demonstrations, and family fun for this once in a lifetime phenomenon. While here, experience the beauty, hospitality and natural wonder that is rural Oregon as the region prepares for the Total Solar Eclipse.

Independence, Oregon falls in the "Path of Totality" which means that you'll be able to see the sun fully eclipsed by the moon while you're here! Have you ever been stargazing in the middle of the day? You’ll get the chance in Independence.

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What creates a total solar eclipse?

Do you remember 1979?

August 17 - 21, 2017