Frequently Asked Questions

  • Clear Bags/Totes/Purses are required for security.
  • Service animals are welcome
  • Blankets
  • Non-glass clear water bottles (there will be water refill stations available)
  • Personal camera
  • Telescopes, larger cameras, video cameras, tripods, and related gear will be allowed but this requires the  Telescope Registration Form – submitted by deadline
  • Strollers
  • Chair backs and cushions
  • Scooters required for mobility
  • Camp Chairs with an attached canopy are allowed. Canopy MUST be attached to the chair. Click here for an example.
  • Accessibility equipment
  • Non-clear bags, totes, or purses
  • Glass bottles or containers
  • Umbrellas
  • Artificial noisemakers
  • BBQ grills
  • Alcohol
  • Firearms/Weapons
  • Drones
  • Pets (other than service animals)
  • Tents or canopies
  • Items deemed inappropriate by security or event staff
  • Vendors who are not permitted for the event
  • Scooters, bikes, roller skates, skateboards
  • Diaper bags are allowed but must be clear bag
  • Coolers
  • Outside snacks or food (other than baby food or formula)
  • Tobacco products of any kind
  • Backpacks
  • Banners & Signs
  • Fireworks or explosives of any kind.

Please note that food trucks will not be open until 10:00 am, when the festival officially starts. Some may choose to serve earlier.

Here’s the list:

  • Brew and Arrow Coffee (Coffee, lattes, specialty drinks)
  • Dave’s Burger Barn (Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers & Fries)
  • Fat Boys Pizza (Pizza Slices (Cheese, Pepperoni), Customizable pizzas* (veggie)
  • Grumpy’s Backyard BBQ (Sausage Wraps, Pulled Pork, Turkey and Brisket Sandwiches)
  • Kona Ice of Waco (Shaved Ice)
  • Kings Chicken Wings (Chicken Wings, Nuggets, Fries, Veggie Sticks)
  • Le’s Kitchen  (Fried chicken or veggie* dumplings, Fried rice with pork/chicken/shrimp/tofu*, Shrimp Wontons)
  • Off the Cob (Gourmet Popcorn)
  • Old Time Funnel Cakes (Corndogs, Ribbon Fries, Funnel Cakes)
  • Papi Taco (Corndogs, Tacos, Nachos*, Elotes*, Funnel Cakes)
  • Pop’s Lemonade (Fresh Squeezed Lemonade)
  • Terresitas (Birria Tacos)
  • Zuke’s Tea Bar (Iced Tea with Boba Options)

*vegetarian option

Chaperones and students should wear visible ID badges depicting the school in case a student becomes separated from the group. Please ensure there is the standard 10:1 ratio of chaperones to children be in place.

Where to park – School Bus/Tour Bus/Motorcoach Parking

Those who plan to arrive on a school bus, motorcoach, or tour bus to the event need to contact Matt Penney, Baylor Parking and Transportation ( Bus parking is limited.  Drop-offs and pick-ups must be coordinated.  Contact Matt Penney with questions regarding school buses, tour buses, and motorcoaches. Bus/motorcoach parking is limited and must be coordinated. Priority will be given to school buses transporting school children and youth.


We also ask that the standard 10:1 ratio of chaperones to children be in place.

For questions about your tickets, please visit the support portal below.

Please bring what you need for the day, because re-entry is not allowed. Only authorized personnel and volunteers can come and go. This is due to security requirements. 

  • Abusive, foul, and/or disruptive language is strictly prohibited at all times
  • Throwing of any items are strictly prohibited
  • Smoking is prohibited anywhere on McLane Stadium grounds
  • McLane Stadium will not tolerate any form of trespassing, soliciting, peddling, or loitering anywhere on site
  • Actions deemed inappropriate or dangerous by any McLane Stadium staff member can result in disciplinary action up to and including ejection from any event.

Vendors will accept credit/debit card payment only. This includes all food and merchandise sales. Please bring your credit or debit card as re-entry will not be allowed.

  • There will be food trucks dedicated to the VIP area with complimentary food and drinks (non-alcoholic)
  • There will be tents, tables and chairs in the VIP area. However, there is no reserved seating. Attendees are welcome to bring in camp chairs or blankets.
  • The Stadium itself will not be used for the event. The event takes place on the grounds outside the stadium. A map is shown on the home page of this website.
  • There are telescopes in the VIP area for VIP use only.
  • There will be science presentations in the VIP area at the VIP stage.
  • The VIP has great views of the eclipse; however, the entire event will have great views.
  • VIPs can enter the event through any of the three gates: Main Gate, Baylor Gate (over the footbridge), and Back Gate. From there, you’ll receive a lanyard and badge which will allow you entry to the exclusive VIP area.