2024 Solar Eclipse in Medina County

The countdown is on for the April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse and you’re in luck because Medina County will be in the path of totality. Check out the list of events and happenings all across the county and experience this unique event in your own way. Be sure to check back for updates.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Path of Totality 5K/Fun Run

Medina Square, DJ: 8:30 to 11:00 am, Race Start: 9:00 am

How Big is the Universe?

Medina Recreation Center, 10:00 to 10:30 am.

The known universe is 93 billion light years across. This presentation will help to understand earth’s relationship to the universe.

Inner Planets and Asteroid Belt Scavenger Hunt

Greater Medina Area, Noon to 5:00 pm

Requires a car and driver. Contestants must be ages 5 through 13. The clue on where to pick up the game card and first sticker will be posted on the City of Medina Solar Eclipse webpage on April 5, 2024.

Exploration of Space

Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Noon to 5:00 p. m.

Original artifacts show the discovery and exploration of space from sky charts to meteorite, to NASA and the Soviet Space Program, Space Pop Culture, and more on display for viewing.

What Happened to the Dinosaurs? Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

Find out how a meteor wiped out most life on our planet 65 million years ago. For ages 6+.

The History of Earth in 24 Hours Display

Medina Library Lobby, 210 South Broadway, Noon to 5:00 pm.

This exhibit will show the history of our planet if 4.6 million years were condensed into one 24-hour day. Globes will show the earth in various stages of development.

Total Eclipse Craft

Medina Library, 210 South Broadway,10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Take and make a craft in preparation for the eclipse, while supplies last.

Dancing in the Dark Dance 2024 Solar Eclipse Celebration Party Medina Centre for Dance Art, 129 North Court Street, 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm

As the sun and moon align for a rare solar eclipse, young dancers are invited to immerse themselves in a magical experience that combines dance with the wonders of the universe. There will be eclipse-themed crafts, snacks, games, and of course lots of dancing! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to celebrate dance, creativity, and the marvels of the universe! Secure your dancer’s spot at the “Dancing In The Dark” Solar Eclipse Celebration Party today by going to MCDA’s website: www.mcdadance.com and clicking the button that says, “Enroll Now”. Ages 6 and up.

Fireworks Show

Gather in Downtown Medina, approximately 8:30 pm.

Come to the Historic Medina Square for a special fireworks display as Medina gets ready to celebrate the Solar Eclipse.

Sunday, April 7, 2024

What Happened to the Dinosaurs? Jurassic Mountain, 2789 Medina Road, 10:00 am to 10:30 am.

Find out how a meteor wiped out most life on our planet 65 million years ago. For ages 6+.

Exploration of Space

Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Noon to 5:00 p. m.

Original artifacts show the discovery and exploration of space from sky charts to meteorites, to NASA and the Soviet Space Program, Space Pop Culture, and more on display for viewing.

Inner Planets and Asteroid Belt Scavenger Hunt

Greater Medina Area, Noon to 5:00 pm.

Requires a car and driver. Contestants must be ages 5 through 13. The clue on where to pick up the game card and first sticker will be posted on the City of Medina Solar Eclipse webpage on April 5, 2024.

The History of Earth in 24 Hours Display

Medina Library Lobby, 210 South Broadway, Noon to 5:00 pm. This exhibit will show the history of our planet if 4.6 million years were condensed into one 24-hour day. Globes will show the earth in various stages of development.

Crawling Our Way to Totality: Medina Total Solar Eclipse Bar Crawl:

Ten participating establishments in the City of Medina, Noon to 8:00 pm.

Join us for a fun day of celebrating Medina being on the path of Totality for the Total Solar Eclipse! More details coming soon, including the link to order your special edition t-shirt.

Medina Municipal Airport Fly-In

2050 Medina Road. 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Fly in on Sunday night and camp out or stay at the nearby hotels. Take part in the Medina Bar Crawl. Hosted by Cold Stream Air Service.

Monday, April 8, 2024

Medina Municipal Airport Fly-In

2050 Medina Road. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Fly in and celebrate on Monday with food trucks, entertainment and activities for kids. At 1:58 pm, begin watching the Solar Eclipse from one of the best viewing locations in Medina. Hosted by Cold Stream Air Service. 

Exploration of Space

Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Noon to 5:00 p. m.

Original artifacts show the discovery and exploration of space from sky charts to meteorites, to NASA and the Soviet Space Program, Space Pop Culture, and more on display for viewing.

City of Medina Solar Eclipse Countdown Viewing Party

Medina Recreation Center, Noon to 5:00 pm.

Food trucks, telescopes with solar filters, solar viewing glasses for children, and Rec Center day-pass available for purchase to use in all areas. Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime event with friends and family.

3D Alien Miniature Golf Watch Party Castle Noel, 11:30 am to 4:30 pm

Play 19 hole of 3D alien Miniature Golf, enjoy a DJ and Launch’n Lunch served from Noon to 3, and then go outside to watch the eclipse with official solar viewing glasses. Registration required. 

2024 SOLAR ECLIPSE – SUN OR NO SUN, MEDINA IS GONNA HAVE FUN!

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