People from all over the world will converge on our neighbors in South Carolina on Monday, August 21 for the solar eclipse. The total eclipse will be visible in a roughly 70-mile-wide path of totality that stretches from Oregon to Georgetown, SC.
For those that want to make the trip to South Carolina on Monday, August 21, to watch the solar eclipse and are looking for a spot to go we have the following suggestions. Whether you’re a resident or vacationing in the area and staying at one of our Atlantic Beach Realty vacation homes, this is an experience you truly won’t want to miss.
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
1003 Front St, Georgetown, SC
1:00 to 4:00 pm
Bring your chairs and blankets for this special viewing on the lawn of the Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front Street, in historic downtown Georgetown. For more details call 843-546-7706 or visit KaminskiMuseum.org. The lawn of the museum will be open at 1 p.m. Water, beer, wine and soft drinks will be for sale. Entertainment by DJ Jeff Benton.
Brookgreen Gardens Solar Eclipse Festival
1931 Brookgreen Dr, Murrells Inlet
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Brookgreen Gardens is celebrating the Great American Eclipse with a special ticketed event. On eclipse day, the gardens will be closed to the general public, but gates will open for ticket-holders at 10 a.m., with the festival activities beginning at noon. Admission is limited for this special eclipse experience and tickets are available online at www.brookgreen.org. Featuring music by Oracle Blue, free eclipse glasses, live streaming of NASA’s coverage of the eclipse as it crosses the USA, and live streaming coverage of the aviary in the Lowcountry Zoo. Brookgreen’s Creative Education Department will host special eclipse-related crafts, and information and activities for youngsters. Fee: non-members: $20 for adults, $15 children up to 12 years.
Myrtle Beach State Park Solar Eclipse Party
4401 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Myrtle Beach State Park will be holding an Eclipse Party on August 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring a dish to share and something to grill. This event is family-friendly, open to the public and free to attend (park admission will be required). Donations are gladly accepted to cover the cost of the shelter and glasses, as well as help fund future events. Eclipse glasses will be available, but they will be first come first served. Fee: cost of park admission (free for members)
Eclipse Day at The Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet
4025 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet 29576
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for Eclipse Day where the moon will cover almost the entire sun for 2 minutes, 40 seconds starting at 2:46 p.m. Partial view begins at 1:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Be sure to bring your own eclipse glasses.
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