Total Solar Eclipse Festival

Friday, Apr 5, 2024 at 5:00pm

Shawnee Cave Amphitheater


Mark your calendars for a celestial celebration like no other! The Shawnee Cave Total Solar Eclipse Festival is set to dazzle attendees from April 5-8, 2024, at the Shawnee Cave Amphitheater, with a special VIP Pre Party kicking off the festivities on April 4, 2024, our venue sits in the direct Path of Totality, offering an unparalleled viewing experience of the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse in the heart of southern Illinois.

This all-ages festival is more than just a music event; it’s a comprehensive celebration of nature, art, and community under the awe-inspiring backdrop of a total solar eclipse. Children under 15 gain free entry with any paid adult pass, making it a perfect family getaway.

Festival Highlights

Eclipse Viewing

Positioned in the Path of Totality for optimal eclipse observation.

Music Lineup

Featuring a diverse array of talent, including Allie and The Night Krals, Old Shoe, Full Cord, and many more across genres.

Miss Jenny & The Howdy Boys 5-6 PM
Lone Howl 6:30-7:30 PM
Whiskey Mash Band 8-9 PM
Old Shoe 9:30-11 PM

Nature and Hiking

Local Nature Experts will provide insights on exploring the Shawnee National Forest and beyond.

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