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Wapakoneta Solar Eclipse
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Total Solar Eclipse

April 8th, 2024

Save the date and start making plans to watch the Eclipse in Wapakoneta. We are in the Path of Totality!  


Come early to enjoy all the festivities entertainment, food and activities planned to celebrate this once in a lifetime opportunity the entire weekend. 


NOTE: The yellow line outlines the limits of the path of totality in Ohio. The green middle line represents the eclipse centerline, where the totality lasts the longest.


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Pre-Eclipse Events

Moon Menu Trail

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The Armstrong Experience Bus Trip

"Wapakoneta As Neil Knew It"


Come join us at our Pre-Eclipse Dueling Piano Event April 6th! 

Moon Art Sculptures & Murals

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The Neil Armstrong State Scenic Byway was approved by the Ohio Department of Transportation in 2020.  You can drive along the same streets and see the places that Neil would have frequented as a boy during his years in Wapakoneta.


Join us at the historic home church of Neil Armstrong on Sunday, April 7th!
We are the Wapakoneta downtown church on the corner of Perry and Main St. and will be serving lunch, dinner and snacks from 11:30am -6:30pm. Join us for a special eclipse sermon from 10:15 - 11:15am.

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Join us for an out of this world art show. Be sure to stop by to shop and support local artists! There’s something for everyone!


Wapakoneta Museum

Eclipse Hours

Discover the community and county that Neil Armstrong called home! This small museum's one-of-a-kind collection reveals fascinating stories from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Located in Wapakoneta's oldest church (1861)! Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

Auglaize County Historical Society


Discover the story of Auglaize County's oldest community, located on the Miami & Erie Canal Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12pm - 4pm.


Bourbon Tasting with light appetizers and raffles

Event location 3 W Auglaize Street Wapakoneta Ohio

American Legion BINGO

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Wapakoneta Eagles


Riverside Art Center

Come relax in our beautiful art gallery while listening to a variety of piano music from classic to pop covers.

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Riverside Art Center

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Riverside Art Center

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Historical Marker

5 Vines Winery

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Wapakoneta Family YMCA


First Friday


Wapakoneta is planning an entire weekend of eclipse events and we're kicking it all off with First Friday! Get your eclipse merchandise at our local downtown locations, grab a bite from a local restaurant, listen to some live music and more.

Start planning now to join us downtown!

Wapak Church


Overnight will be available Sunday April 7th only.

Parking, Playground, Portable restrooms.
Tents are ok. (no-oversized please).

Concessions will be available:
Sunday April 7th - Dinner
Monday April 8 - Breakfast and Lunch

First On The Moon


First on the Moon, Inc., will host a fun, family-friendly triple feature of short films about journeys to space and to Wapakoneta at The Wapakoneta Middle School Thursday April 4, 2024!

Short Films:

-A Trip to the Moon

-Wallace and Gromit - A Grand Day Out

-One Small Visit

Wapa Theatre with Noon & Moon Optimist Club

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TipBacks April 5th


TipBacks April 6th


Wish Children's Boutique & AW Snaps Photography

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Naughty Lobstah! at TipBacks

WAPAKONETAAA!! We are so excited to be rollin' back into town for lunch AND dinner on Sunday, April 7th outside the incredible TipBacks! We will be slingin' from 12pm - 7pm come get your fix!


Fred Neal 1-4PM

Ryan Parker 6-9PM

Beth's Bakery

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Pre-Order your Eclipse Cookies TODAY!


Auglaize County Historical Society


Visit the 1894 Auglaize County Courthouse on Friday, 4/5, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and you'll be greeted by a welcoming and well-informed guide who can answer your questions about this landmark structure, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Be Well Spa and

Nutrition Center


Wish Children's Boutique


TipBacks April 8th

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Looking to escape the sun for some fun? Look no further than Escape Wapak!

Wapa Theatre Schedule

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Eclipse Merchandise

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Stop by Riverside Art Center at

 3 W. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta, Ohio or shop online today!

Open Weds - Fri, 12pm - 4pm and Sat 10am - 2pm

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Stop by Riverside Art Center at

 3 W. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta, Ohio or shop online today!

Open Weds - Fri, 12pm - 4pm and Sat 10am - 2pm

Eclipse Glasses

The page is an expertly curated collection of eclipse-related items to help you prepare for your next eclipse and celebrate nature's greatest show.

Please note that does NOT make, sell, nor set the price of any of the products featured. Local shops' links are provided for your convenience and go to local shops. If you have questions about a particular product, please contact the local shops through their links provided. Shop Local, Eat Local, Explore Local!

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Visit our online brochure for info on our community events, shops, restaurants, & more.


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See our wonderful hometown video made by our local marketing agency, Raines Management Group.

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Check out resources through-out the county for emergency services and homeland security.

Lodging Info

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Best Western Wapakoneta


Holiday Inn Express Wapakoneta

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Glacier Hills

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