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Tree City Total Solar Eclipse

Sunday, April 7 & Monday, April 8 | Pirate Park

The City of Greensburg and Visit Greensburg are hosting an eclipse viewing event at Pirate Park. This event will have live music, food trucks, a beer garden, and family activities! Check out the event schedule, visitor information, and important resident information below!

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Sunday, April 7
- 12:00 pm Food trucks and beer garden start serving
- 12:00 pm Carrie'd Away (Carrie Underwood Tribute Band)
- 2:00 pm HiFi Honey
- 3:30 pm Soul Pocket
- 5:00 pm Food trucks and beer garden close
- 6:00 pm Pirate Park closes

Monday, April 8:
- 11:00 am Food trucks, beer garden, family activities open
- 11:30 am Band TBA
- 1:30 pm Nuttin' Fancy
-  3:06 pm Totality occurs
-  5:00 pm Tree City Total Solar Eclipse event ends
- 6:00 pm Pirate Park closes

Eclipse begins at 1:50 pm Eastern. Totality begins at 3:06 pm Eastern, duration is 3 minutes and 31 seconds. Make sure to have proper eclipse viewing eye wear! Visitors are encouraged to bring cash due to the strain of services on the network. There is no onsite camping available.

Parking is available at Greensburg Community High School 1000 Central Avenue, Greensburg IN 47240. Please follow on-site directions and traffic patterns.

Resident Resources & Information

Due to the amount of outside visitors estimated by Indiana Homeland Security that will be coming to Greensburg to watch the Eclipse, please keep the following in mind:

  • East Central Avenue from Big Blue Avenue to NE 80 will be closed to public traffic beginning Sunday, April 7 at 12:00 am to Tuesday, April 9 at 12:00 am, or until traffic gridlock clears. East Montgomery Road will become one-way traffic from Davidson Street to Lincoln Street from Monday, April 8 at 6:00 am to Tuesday, April 9 at 12:00 am. Public safety estimates that it may take until 12:00 am on Tuesday, April 9 to get all visitors out of Greensburg. Click here to view a map of the closures. 
  • Greensburg trash service and Rumpke recycling service will be suspended on Monday, April 8. Double pick-up will occur on Tuesday, April 9.
  • City offices and buildings will be closed on Monday, April 8 to provide staffing support to public safety, emergency services, and more.
  • If residents want to attend eclipse events, they are encouraged to use alternate modes of transportation (walk, bike, golf carts, UTVs) due to increased traffic.
  • Visitors who follow the eclipse all over the country will park wherever they can to view the eclipse. If you wish to prevent people from camping or parking on your property, property owners have the right to block access to their property (front and back yards, driveways).
  • DO NOT CALL 911 UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY.
  • For all general inquiries and questions about the event, traffic conditions, etc., call (844) 260-1230
  • Make sure to sign up for CodeRed for emergency notifications by texting DECATUR CO to 99411.

Residents are also encouraged to watch the informational video provided by the City of Greensburg by clicking here.