Total Solar Eclipse over Terrell

Terrell Texas, is one of the best places to view the 2024 total solar eclipse, with 4 minutes of totality and excellent prospects for clear skies on the eclipse path.

Sunday evening April 7th, there with be an event held in Historic Downtown Terrell called Celestial Sunday from 4p.m. to 8p.m. This event will be a filled with family fun activities.

  • Shopping at Historical Downtown Terrell Merchants & Restaurants
  • Live Music including Jazz Band & Dueling Pianos with Fun Pianos
  • Kid’s Activities – Face Painters, Crafts, Magicians
  • Terrell Historic Museums will have special Sunday hours
  • Paint by Number Mural & So much more!

We would like to invite visitors to Discover Terrell while in town for the Eclipse. Below is a list of activities to make the most of your visit to our historical community.

Please feel free to download the Discover Terrell Widget on the app store to help plan your visit.

  • Terrell Heritage Museum
  • No. 1 British Flying Training School (read the novel “The Girls of Flight City” before visiting this museum)
  • Visit Terrell GeoTour (geocaching)
  • Historic Downtown shopping and historic murals
  • Historic Homes of Terrell
  • Film Alley – Bowling and Movie Theatre
  • Crossroads at Terrell Shopping Center
  • Terrell Ghost Tours
  • The Shops at Terrell
  • Historic Homes on Griffith Ave. and surrounding streets ( is a great resource for planning this)
  • Silver Saloon – Music Venue

Viewing Locations in Terrell

Tent camping will not be allowed at these sites or within the city of Terrell citylimits.

The Shops at Terrell

301 Tanger Drive, Terrell, Tx 75160

  • Food Trucks
  • Face Painting
  • Live Music
  • Petting Zoo
  • 6 Public Restrooms with 30 toilets/10 urinals
  • 4 Porta-Potties will be in the parking area
  • 1,200 parking spaces

Robert Hulsey Public Library

301 N. Rockwall St.

  • Food Trucks
  • Children’s Activities
  • Family Friendly

No. 1 BFTS Museum

119 Silent Wings Blvd.

  • Food Trucks
  • Children’s Activities
  • Tour Museum
  • NOAA PhD Solar Physicist mini-briefing on Solar Eclipses

Poetry Christian School

  • RV & Tent Camping
  • Bonfile Sat/Sun nights
  • Children’s Activities
  • Music
  • Sand Volleball Courts
  • Basketball Coursts
  • Porta-Potties and Handwashing Stations

Terrell City Parks will have restroom and handwashing facilities