Total Solar Eclipse in Cape Girardeau

Watch the first total solar eclipse visible in Cape Girardeau since 1869 on Monday, August 21, 2017 from the Cape Sportsplex, conveniently located just off of I-55's Exit 99!  We'll have free t-shirts commemorating this celestial event for the first 200 attendees, and glasses on hand for the first 1,000.  Food trucks will be on hand and you'll have a chance to take in this incredible event surrounded by family and friends in a fun, festive atmosphere.  

Cape Girardeau will experience about 1 minute and 48 seconds under the Moon's shadow in this once-in-a-lifetime event. 

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Latitude: 37.349643 Longitude: -89.598873 Elevation: 557 ft

Event Dates

8/21/2017 – 8/21/2017

Admission Fee (if any)


Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All ages

Accessibility Notes

Fully accessible

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