Events Held By Hamilton County Parks and Recreation
Get ready to experience the once-in-a-lifetime celestial phenomenon of the total solar eclipse, occurring on Monday, April 8, 2024. This unique event will offer a viewing path that cuts through Hamilton County, Indiana, and over two of the county's favorite parks. In conjunction with the eclipse and the unusual natural activities that will take place during the time of totality (approximately 3:06 p.m.), parks staff have planned eclipse-related activities that will be entertaining, educational and memory-making. Mark this historic date on your calendar!
10:00AM - 5:00PM $10 for Hamilton County Residents, $15 for Out-Of-County Guests Cool Creek Park will host an event around the viewing of the Total Solar Eclipse. Guests will park on-site and can tailgate around their vehicles and/or stroll the grounds of Cool Creek Park. Live entertainment will occur on the pavilion stage and include live educational speakers throughout the spectacle. Crafts and activities will be provided at our educational displays throughout the outdoor event space and inside the educational trailer and nature center to inform guests about this unique celestial event. Food will be available for purchase, sponsors and vendors will be available to interact with guests, and a free kid zone activity area will be available. All registered attendees will receive approved eclipse-viewing safety glasses.
NOON - 5:00PM $5 for Hamilton County Residents, $10 for Out-Of-County Guests The Taylor Center of Natural History will host a Moon Market in celebration of the Total Solar Eclipse. Moon Market vendors will be selling a variety of a celestial themed wares for purchase. In addition to the small artisan market, the Taylor Center will provide eclipse themed crafts and a Total Solar Eclipse educational display. All registered attendees will receive approved eclipse-viewing safety glasses, a reserved spot in the mowed lawn to the east of the Taylor Center and will have the option to tailgate. The Moon Market and associated crafts will be held in and around the Taylor Center with optimal viewing on the "little sledding hill" to the west of the Taylor Farmhouse.