Solar Eclipse Events

By FPL_AshleyR

Are you ready to embark on an out-of-this-world adventure as we gear up for the incredible 2024 eclipse? The sun, the moon, and Earth are about to throw the coolest shadow show ever! There will not be an eclipse viewing at the library. However, there are a couple of different ways to view the eclipse in Frisco, so read on for event details.

Total Eclipse of the Park, opens a new window

  • Cost: Free
  • Date/Time: April 8, 12pm–3pm
  • Location: Hall Park, in the parking lot located at 2600 Network Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034
  • Things to Know: This event, put on by Sci-Tech Discovery Center, will include hands-on science activity stations and a solar viewing area. Eclipse glasses that meet the ISO 12312-2 international safety standards, as well as solar filtered telescopes, will be provided at the event site.

Total Eclipse of the Ballpark, opens a new window 

  • Cost: $10 per person
  • Date/Time: April 8, 11am–3pm
  • Location: Riders Field
  • Things to Know: Tickets for this event include solar glasses and a voucher for a RoughRiders opening-week game April 9-14.

Event details may change, so be sure to double check the website for whichever event you choose to go to before you head out to view the eclipse.

Library Eclipse Event

Note: The Library will not be hosting a viewing party on April 8. Instead, we’ll be attending the Total Eclipse of the Park and are encouraging Frisco residents to check out the two viewings listed above.

Safely Viewing Eclipses , opens a new window

Join NASA Solar System Ambassador, Les, to learn about types of eclipses and how to safely view them.

    • Date/Time: April 4, 7pm
    • Location: Community Event Room B
    • Things to Know: Doors open 10 minutes before the program and space is limited. Limited solar glasses will be provided to attendees only, while supplies last.

Solar Glasses

The Library will only be handing out limited solar eclipse glasses to attendees at eclipse-related programming. Both eclipse watch parties on April 8 will be providing eclipse glasses and safe ways to view the eclipse. For your safety, please remember that it is dangerous to view a solar eclipse without proper eye protection!