Xenyth Solar Eclipse Music and Arts Festival will be held from Aug. 17-21 in Adams. Come to Red River Park for five days of eclipse celebration featuring live music, arts, special events, and the solar eclipse. Learn more about daily events at

The town of Ashland City will present Dark in the Park at Riverbluff Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first 300 visitors will receive solar shades or glasses and a moon pie. Food trucks and vendors will be on hand.

The city of Athens will host a Total Eclipse in the Park event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Athens Regional Park. The Event will include food trucks, vendors, live entertainment, and is sponsored by the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Athens Parks and Recreation Department, and The Daily Post. For more information, contact the Athens Parks and Recreation Department at 423-744-2704 or email

Dr. Rhea Seddon, retired NASA astronaut, will also be on hand at Austin Peay State University at 7 p.m. on Aug. 20 to talk about the eclipse, NASA and STEM careers. Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties will be held at Clarksville City Parks from noon to 3 p.m. on Aug. 21. Clarksville will be hosting viewing parties at Liberty Park, McGregor Park, and Heritage Park featuring food vendors and speakers at all locations.

The Cookeville Solar Eclipse Experience will be held from Aug. 19-21, culminating with an eclipse viewing on Aug. 21. The party will be held at Tennessee Tech University’s Tucker Stadium with tailgating, vendor booths, and NASA-certified experts. Following the viewing party, the Cookeville Community Band will hold a special celestial concert in Dogwood Park.

The city of Ducktown will host an Eclipse Viewing at the Hoist House at the Ducktown Basin Museum. The event will be held from noon until 3 p.m. For more information, contact Ken Rush at (4323)-496-5778.

The Etowah Eclipse Extravaganza will be held all day at the Etowah L&N Depot Museum. An official NASA viewing location, the family-friendly celebration will have activity stations, an outer space photo booth, Moonwalk dancing, special treats and free glasses for the first 500 attendees. Call (423)-263-2228 for more information.

The town of Farragut’s Eclipse Party starts at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21, at McFee Park. The first 300 participants will receive free eclipse glasses. Other activities will include children’s crafts, food trucks, face painting and cookie decorating. For more info, contact Special Event and Program Coordinator Lauren Cox at or call (856)-281-3372.

Gallatin Eclipse Encounter at Triple Creek Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The spectacular event will include music for all ages, exceptional food, eclectic programs, a children’s play area, and vendors. Register through Eventbrite or toll-free 888-301-7886.

Get Eclipsed in Goodlettsville at Moss-Wright Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The city will also be hosting the Get Eclipsed in Goodlettsville Kick-Off party on Aug. 20 from 5-7 p.m. at Bowen House Grounds and Moss-Wright Park featuring music and food trucks.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at T.B. Sutton General Store from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event is free though viewing glasses and other souvenir items will be available for purchase. There will be a charge for tours and the food. A special “Out of this World” lunch will be served at Sutton General Store at 11 a.m., call 931-653-4151 for reservations. A Granville Eclipse Viewing Special Package with viewing kit, lunch, and tours is available by calling 931-653-4151.

The city of Greenrbier will host an Eclipse Viewing Party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Louise Martin Memorial Park. The city will provide viewing glasses for the first 450 attendees. Jump houses for children and concessions for all participants will also be available.

The city of McMinnville will host Blackout 2017: A Great American Eclipse Party on the court house square. The free event will feature classic rock, astronomy-themed arts and crafts, NASA’s coverage of the event, and free classes for viewing.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at Charlie Daniels Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities will include music, food trucks, vendors, field day events, and park activity. Eclipse viewing kits, t-shirts and more will be on sale with proceeds to benefit Friends of Mt. Juliet Parks and Greenways. Visit for more information.

First Tennessee Park will host an eclipse viewing party in conjunction with the Nashville Sounds, Metro Nashville Government, Metro Sports Authority and Adventure Science Center. The park gates will open at 10:30 a.m. with an astronomy demonstration at 11 a.m. and a Sounds baseball game at 4:05 p.m. Attendees will receive solar glasses for viewing of the eclipse. Seating for the viewing party will be on a first-come, first-served basis (excluding club level and group areas).Tickets to the viewing party and the Sounds game are on sale now at the Nashville Sounds ticket office and website.

The Niota City Hall and Historic Railroad Depot will hold a viewing party featuring entertainment, food trucks, viewing glasses for the first 200 guests and guest speaker Michael Genest – a 37-year veteran of the U.S. Space Program. Contact Niota City Hall at (423) 568-2584 for more info.

Portland Eclipse Experience at city of Portland from Aug. 19-21. Celebrate the eclipse weekend in Portland with events including a Classic Car Cruise-In, Music on Main, Farm to Table Dinner and culminating with eclipse viewing parties held on Aug. 21 at Richland Park, Meadowbrook Park, Sumner Crest Winery and Days Gone By Museum. Visit for more information on the schedule of events and reservations.

The town of Smyrna’s Outdoor Adventure Center will host an Eclipse Viewing Party from noon to 2 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by the town and the Smyrna Parks and Recreation Department. Glasses will be provided to the first 50 participants and activities will include games, Kona Ice and music.

The town of Spring City will host an eclipse festival in Veteran’s Park with children’s activities, foods, crafts, and other vendors. Contact city hall at (423)-365-6441 or at for more information.

Eclipse Festival at downtown Sweetwater from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors, moonwalking lessons, souvenirs, Moon Pies, vendors, and space-themed entertainment will be on hand as part of the eclipse viewing party.

The Charles Hall Museum and Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center will host a three-day Standing in the Shadow of the Moon festival from Aug. 19-21. The festival will culminate on Aug. 21 with a viewing party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with food and live music as well as an astronomy presentation.

Discover the Totality at White House Soccer Complex from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Event will include live feeds from NASA, food trucks, music and more. For more information contact the White House Area Chamber of Commerce at 615-672-3937 or at