Solar Eclipse Festival

Monday, Apr 8, 2024

Johnny Cash Boyhood Home
110 Center Drive

Join us at the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home to experience the Great North American Eclipse, April 5-8, 2024. Primitive camping will be available for a weekend of special events, highlighted by the eclipse on April 8. Evening entertainment will be available at nearby Wilson, Arkansas.

Festival Schedule:

The Great North American Eclipse

Either join us in Dyess to watch the eclipse or use us as a home base to explore the area. The partial eclipse will begin at Dyess at approximately 1:38 PM a will last approximately 2 hours and 37 minutes. The eclipse will peak at 99.38% totality at approximately 2:57 PM.

Reserve a Tailgating Spot

Tailgating style spots are available for April 8. Each spot is 20’x20’ and includes four pairs of Johnny Cash Boyhood Home eclipse glasses. Chemical toilets will be available, but participants should plan to provide their own food. Rental of the spot for that day is $150.  For information on special accommodations for school or commercial tours, please contact the museum.

Reserve A Tailgating Spot