Main Eclipse Festival
Touchdown Alley at McLane Stadium
1001 S M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Waco, TX 76704

  • 6am – McLane Stadium Premium Parking Lot Opens (Requires Paid Parking Pass)
  • 8am – Festival gates open to the public
  • 8am – Complimentary shuttle buses begin service
  • 10am – Festival Begins
  • 12:20pm – First Contact (Moon touches Sun’s edge)
  • 1:38pm – Totality begins (there will be an announcement made at the exact moment of totality. You can then remove your glasses.)
  • 1:42pm – Totality ends (there will be an announcement made. Please put on your glasses when totality ends.)
  • 3:00pm – Last contact
  • 4:00pm – Festival ends
  • 5:00pm – Shuttle transportation ends
  • 1:15 pm Central Standard Time – start time on @Discovery and @sciencechannel Facebook, X, and YouTube 
  • 1:15 pm Central Standard Time –   start time on Science Channel on your television