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Schedule of Events

Join us in the Solar Eclipse Ambassador City of Medina 
for dining, shopping and special events to celebrate 
being in the Path of Totality for the 2024 Solar Eclipse.
All events are free unless marked with $$.

 

Saturday, April 6, 2024 

Path of Totality 5K/Fun Run 
Medina Square, DJ: 8:30 to 11:00 am, Race Start: 9:00 am
Registration required by April 1, 2024: Click HERE to register. $$

How Big is the Universe?
Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, 10:00 to 10:30 am
Speaker: Larry Johns
The known universe is 93 billion light years across. This presentation will help to understand earth’s relationship to the universe.

Inner Planets and Beyond Scavenger Hunt
Greater Medina Area, Noon to 5:00 pm
Requires a car and driver. Contestants must be ages 5 through 13. The clue on where to pick up the game card and first sticker will be posted on the City of Medina Solar Eclipse webpage on April 5, 2024.

Exploration of Space Exhibit
Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Noon to 5:00 pm
Original artifacts show the discovery and exploration of space from sky charts to meteorite, to NASA and the Soviet Space Program, Space Pop Culture, and more on display for viewing.

What Happened to the Dinosaurs?
Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Speaker: Larry Johns
Find out how a meteor wiped out most life on our planet 65 million years ago. For ages 6+.

The History of Earth in 24 Hours Display
Medina Library Lobby, 210 South Broadway, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
This exhibit will show the history of our planet if 4.6 million years were condensed into one 24-hour day. Globes will show the earth in various stages of development. 

Total Eclipse Craft
Medina Library, 210 South Broadway,10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Take and make a craft in preparation for the eclipse, while supplies last.

Dancing in the Dark Dance 2024 Solar Eclipse Celebration Party
Medina Centre for Dance Art, 129 North Court Street, 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm
As the sun and moon align for a rare solar eclipse, young dancers are invited to immerse themselves in a magical experience that combines dance with the wonders of the universe. There will be eclipse-themed crafts, snacks, games, and of course lots of dancing! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to celebrate dance, creativity, and the marvels of the universe! Secure your dancer's spot at the "Dancing In The Dark" Solar Eclipse Celebration Party today by going to MCDA’s website: www.mcdadance.com and clicking the button that says, “Enroll Now”.  Ages 6 and up. $$

Salute to the Solar Eclipse Fireworks
Gather in Downtown Medina, approximately 8:30 pm
Come to the Historic Medina Square for a special fireworks display as Medina gets ready to celebrate the Solar Eclipse.

 

Sunday, April 7, 2024

 

What Happened to the Dinosaurs?
Jurassic Mountain, 2789 Medina Road, 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Speaker: Larry Johns
Find out how a meteor wiped out most life on our planet 65 million years ago. For ages 6+.

Exploration of Space Exhibit
Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Noon to 5:00 pm
Original artifacts show the discovery and exploration of space from sky charts to meteorites, to NASA and the Soviet Space Program, Space Pop Culture, and more on display for viewing.

Inner Planets and Beyond Scavenger Hunt
Greater Medina Area, Noon to 5:00 pm
Requires a car and driver. Contestants must be ages 5 through 13. The clue on where to pick up the game card and first sticker will be posted on the City of Medina Solar Eclipse webpage on April 5, 2024.

Crawling Our Way to Totality: Medina Total Solar Eclipse Bar Crawl:
Ten participating establishments in the City of Medina, Noon to 8:00 pm
Join us for a fun day of celebrating Medina being in the Path of Totality for the Total Solar Eclipse! For more information or to get VIP tickets, click HERE.

The History of Earth in 24 Hours Display
Medina Library Lobby, 210 South Broadway, 1:00 to 5:00 pm
This exhibit will show the history of our planet if 4.6 million years were condensed into one 24-hour day. Globes will show the earth in various stages of development. 

Medina Municipal Airport Fly-In
2050 Medina Road, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fly in on Sunday night and stay at the nearby hotels. Activities at the airport begin at 9:00 am on Monday. Hosted by Cold Stream Air Service. Link to registration HERE.

  

Monday, April 8, 2024

 

Moon Rock Hunt
Medina Library, 210 South Broadway, All Day
Celebrate the eclipse by hunting for “moon rocks” filled with out-of-this-world treats. For all ages

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
Spokes Cafe II at Austin Badger Park, 5741 River Styx Road, 9 am to 5 pm
Bring your blankets, pillows, and grab a packed lunch at Spokes Cafe for a picnic in Austin Badger Park! Solar eclipse glasses and crafts on site.

Medina Municipal Airport Fly-In
2050 Medina Road, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fly in and celebrate on Monday with food trucks, entertainment, airplane and helicopter rides, and activities for kids. At 1:58 pm, begin watching the Solar Eclipse from one of the best viewing locations in Medina. Hosted by Cold Stream Air Service.  Link to registration HERE.

City of Medina & Medina Rec Solar Eclipse Countdown Watch Party
Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Noon to 5:00 pm
How Big is the Universe Program. 1:00 to 1:30 pm
Telescopes with solar filters, solar viewing glasses for children. Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime event with friends and family.

Exploration of Space Exhibit
Medina Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Noon to 5:00 pm
Original artifacts show the discovery and exploration of space from sky charts to meteorites, to NASA and the Soviet Space Program, Space Pop Culture, and more on display for viewing.

3D Alien Miniature Golf/Castle Noel Watch Party
Castle Noel, 260 South Court Street, 11:30 am to 4:30 pm
Play 19 hole of 3D Alien Miniature Golf, enjoy a DJ and Launch’n Lunch served from Noon to 3, and then go outside to watch the eclipse with official solar viewing glasses. Registration required. Link for registration HERE. $$

Buckeye Eclipse Jubilee Watch Party
Buckeye High School Stadium, Noon to 3:30 pm
Food trucks, snacks and beverages, kid’s activities, eclipse craft, and free solar viewer to the first 700. For complete information, click HERE.

Total Eclipse of the Art
Do It Again, 201 West Liberty Street, Noon to 6:00 pm
Do It Again is hosting a "Total Eclipse of the Art" on April 8th. They are offering free make and takes to commemorate the day, and Morgan with Luna-Zaria Crystals will be at Do It Again to give 5–10-minute readings. Luna-Zaria Crystals will also be offering a crystal set for the eclipse. Make and takes will be available Friday April 5th through Monday, April 8th.

To download a copy of these events, click HERE.

 

 

The Fairgrounds is offering Day of the Eclipse car parking.
$20. First come, first served. A food vendor will also be on site.

2024 SOLAR ECLIPSE - SUN OR NO SUN, MEDINA IS GONNA HAVE FUN!

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