What Should You Expect?

The Eclipse's start in Newberry is expected to begin at 1:11:32 PM, at "2 o'clock" on the sun's disk. The Totality (total darkness) is expected to occur in Newberry at approximately 2:40:15 PM. Totality will last 2 minutes and 32 seconds.
The Eclipse will end at 4:05 PM.
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Want to know exactly when to expect C1, C2, C3, & C4 from your viewing point? Visit

How to Watch Safely

Protect Your Eyes Watching the Sun. Never look directly at the Sun without proper eye protection. You can seriously hurt your eyes, and even go blind. To view the eclipse please be sure to wear approved eclipse glasses!  Click here for more details on safe viewing.
Questions about Pet Safety? CLICK HERE

Past Total Solar Eclipses

The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse is the First to sweep across the entire country since 1918, and the first on the mainland United States to occur since 1979. The Last Total Solar Eclipse to occur in Newberry was in 1900! Click the map image above to read the Newberry Observer's account of the event.

Get Your Glasses

Official Newberry EclipseFest Glasses will be available at our official Souvenir and Information shop during the 4 day EclipseFest Weekend! Glasses are FREE and are first come, first served, so once they're gone they're gone!
Planning ahead? Check out these websites for certified glasses:
American Paper Optics

Thousand Oaks Optical
Total Solar Eclipse '17

Baader Planetarium

Rainbow Symphony/

Get Souvenirs

Follow this link to visit our square store!

Stay tuned for Newberry EclipseFest T-Shirts, Water Bottles, Kids Swag & More!

The Newberry EclipseFest Souvenir and Information Shop will be selling LIMITED EDITION OFFICIAL NEWBERRY ECLIPSEFEST NASA PATCHES- Designed by Tim Gagnon!
1208 Main Street- Newberry, SC
11am-5pm 8/18,19,21 & 1pm-5pm 8/20

Get Together @ EclipseFest Events!

Click the image to be linked to our page of Newberry EclipseFest Events, Designated Viewing Site Information, and More.

Visit our Plan Your Experience Page for event calendar and map downloads and general Newberry Area Information.