One of the most massive celestial events to happen in decades is right around the corner, and the perfect place to witness it is right here in Western New York.

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This massive event, literally once in a lifetime, is so big that thousands of people across New York State and the rest of the country will be flocking to our area to see it. It doesn’t matter if you’re a stargazing aficionado or an average joe - the 716 is the place to see the 2024 total solar eclipse.   

Monday, April 8th is when people across North America will see this amazing phenomenon, sending the locations it passes into total darkness for close to four minutes in the middle of the afternoon. 

In the U.S., the eclipse can be seen in totality beginning in Texas at 1:27pm, and will conclude at 3:35pm in Maine - passing directly over the Western New York area in- between. 

Solar Eclipse Path Western New York

The Best Views Of 2024 Total Solar Eclipse Will Be In Western New York

That day, at exactly beginning a little after 2 pm, the Buffalo, New York area will begin to witness a partial eclipse, with totality casting a jaw-dropping darkness over the area at approximately 3:15pm for a mesmerizing 3 minutes and 45 seconds. How incredible is that?

Naturally, events to view this once-in-a-century event are starting to pop up throughout the area. No matter where you live in Western New York, you’ll be sure to find an eclipse-viewing party nearby. 

Watching Total Solar Eclipse

Be sure to bookmark this page, because we’ll keep it updated as more fun festivities are added. And if your organization or business is hosting an event, be sure to let us know so we can add it! 

But so far, here is the list of events to view the total eclipse in the Buffalo, New York region.

LIST: Total Solar Eclipse Events In Western New York

Here are all of the events to view the total solar eclipse in and around Buffalo, New York.

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