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2017 Eclipse Family Day

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2017 Eclipse Family Day

This FREE Family Fun Festival will run on Saturday from 10am to 5pm.  Live Music, Food Vendors, Exhibitors, Special Programs and MORE!  Plan to bring the WHOLE Family and Spend A Day the Park!

ALL Eclipse events and activities are proudly sponsored by the Friends of Gorges State Park

Eclipse Programs: 

  • 10am -11:30am – Land of Waterfalls Dulucimers, inside Visitor Center
  • 11:30 - 2 pm – Music by: Blue Ridge Bakery Boys
  • 12 pm – Astronomy Program-Auditorium
  • 1:30pm – Falconer, Peter Kipp
  • 2pm-4pm – Music by: Tina Eno
  • 3pm - Astronomy – Auditorium

View printable PDF for Sunday


Other Gorges State Park Weekend Eclipse Events:

Saturday, August 19 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.            

Monday, August 21 10 a.m.-4 p.m.                






Date of Event: 
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Start Location: 
Park Visitor Center

Gorges State Park

976 Grassy Ridge Road
SapphireNC 28774
Phone(828) 966-9099, Caution: GPS directions in this area of the state are not reliable.
Latitude: 35.096000
Longitude: -82.951000

Park Hours:

General Park Hours
7am to Midnight

Picnic Areas
8am to Dusk

Visitor Center
Monday - Friday 
9am to 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday 
9am  to 5pm 

Business Office Hours 
Monday - Friday 
8am to 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday