Eclipse 2024 Viewing Party

Eclipse Fair & Viewing Party: April 8, 1:00 - 4:30 pm

Join the Trottier Space Institute and the Department of Physics on the McGill campus for an Eclipse Fair and Viewing Party. There will be hands-on activities, demos, and booths for all ages to explore the science behind eclipses and other fascinating facets of solar physics. The event is free and open to the general public!

When: April 8, 2024 | 13:00 to 16:30 

Where: McGill Campus, Lower Field (to the right of the Roddick Gates) | 859 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal

Who: Everyone! 

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Eclipse glasses:

We will be providing free eclipse glasses on the day of the event so that you can view the eclipse safely! Glasses are limited to one per person and can only be picked up at the event itself.  Large groups requiring multiple pairs should contact .



- We ask that attendees of the event stay on Lower Field only and not crowd adjacent areas of campus
- The main road down the middle of campus and pedestrian passageways are to be kept clear.
- We recommend arriving at or near the slated start time for the event, to ensure that you're able to find a place on the field. If we exceed capacity, we may have to turn people away.