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Solar Eclipse Events for the Local Area

Albion: Eclipse on the Bricks.

Celebrations on Saturday, April 6th

  • Children’s Walking Parade at 10:00am for ages 0-18.
  • There will also be a pageant for K-12 year olds and corn hole tournaments.

Carmi Fest and Discover Totality, Discover Carmi.

  • Tumble Time will have inflatables set up for free for all ages all weekend.
  • Food vendors will also be at Burrell Woods all weekend:
    • The Hickory Stick
    • 5th Street Market Food Truck
    • The Green Pig, Simply Scooped Ice Cream
    • Italian Ice with pretzels, hotdogs, and more.
  • The Elks Lodge will have a Beer/Alcohol tent for anyone ages 21 and up.

On Friday, April 5th

  • 6:00pm at Burrell Woods with performances by Annabel Whitledge
  • 7:30pm Sarah Brewer
  • 9:00pm Pez and the Dispensers.

On Saturday, April 6th

The highly anticipated Carmi Fest will begin

  • At 5:00pm with Tailgate Revival
  • Drew Baldridge at 6:00pm
  • The Frontmen at 7:00pm
  • Main event Eddie Montgomery at 8:45pm.

A list of rules and for Saturday night events can be found on the Facebook page Carmi Fest or at their website

On Sunday, April 7th

  • Corn hole tournaments will begin at 11:00am
  • Musicians will heat up the stage with great music from:
    • Candi and Ryan Stocke, Matt Sneed and Luke Simon, Cam Thompson, and Josh Cronin.

On Monday, April 8th

  • 5th Street Market and Tumble Time will be hosting an Eclipse party with $10 parking fee.


Crossville: Big Eclipse in a Small Town

Events won’t happen until Sunday, April 7th

  • Murderachi will play at 3:00pm
  • Chef and Author Kandace Davis will have her food tent “Totality Tacos” in front of Crossville Communications
  • Very funny and entertaining Chicken Bingo will begin at 4:30pm with tickets costing $5 per ticket,
  • Pez and the Dispensers will play at 7:00pm.
  • While listening to some great music, you can play corn hole, cake walk, egg toss, sack races, nail driving, cracker eating, and tug of war.

On Monday, April 8th

  • There will be kickball at 10:00am at Tiger Park, food and $5 wristbands for alcohol.


Fairfield: Center of it All

Friday, April 5th

  • Food trucks from 12:00pm-10pm
  • Craft and vendor fair from 1:00-10:00pm
  • Musical Guest: Little Texas with Beau Tatum and The Dirt Devils from 6:00-10:00pm at the Wayne County Fairgrounds

On Saturday, April 6th

  • 11:00am-5:00pm downtown you will find chalk art, bubble machines, dance parties, face painting, bounce houses, and Tropical Sno.
  • Food trucks from 11:00am-10:00pm
  • Craft and vendor fair from 1:00pm-10:00pm at the Wayne County Fairgrounds
  • Live concerts starting with
    • Connor Atteberry at 5:00pm at Fulton Coffee,
    • Beau Tatum and The Dirt Devils at 7:00pm at the Fairfield Elks Lodge.

On Sunday, April 7th

  • Inflatables and face painting at Leo French Park at 11:00am and a church service at 12:00pm.
  • Craft and vendor fair from 1:00pm-8:00pm at Wayne County Fairgrounds.
  • Back to Leo French Park for duck races at 5:00pm and an outdoor movie showing of Wonka! At 7:45pm.

On Monday, April 8th

  • Breakfast fundraiser 6:30am-10:30am at 302 West Main
  • Craft and vendor fair from 9:00am-4:00pm at Wayne County Fairgrounds.



Grayville will be hosting an Eclipse fundraiser on Sunday from 2:00pm-6:00pm and Monday 11:00am-1:30pm with grab and go BBQ sandwiches, chips, and water for a suggested donation of $8 at the Grayville Senior Citizens Center.


McLeansboro:“McLeansboro Solar Eclipse Festival”

Sunday, April 7th

  • Church service at 10:00am led by Freedom Baptist
  • Live music with Aubrey and Grace at 11:00am
  • Food trucks, vendors, and inflatables will all be set up at 11:00am
  • Righteous Reign and bags tournament will begin at 12:00pm
  • Barrockin Obamas will play at 2:00pm
  • Corey Evitts right after at 4:00pm
  • Glow Bingo at 6:00pm at the Floral Hall
  • The 90’z Kidz at 7:00pm
  • Fireworks at 9:15pm


Shawneetown:“Totality in Shawneetown”

Monday, April 8th

  • 12:30pm with events at the library, live music, hot dogs and drinks at the mall.




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