Great American Eclipse 2024 with the City of Ward
Mark your calendars for April 8, 2024 for The Great American Eclipse!
Ward Arkansas will be in view for a total of 2 minutes and 39.5 seconds. Join the Countdown or get more information about the Solar Eclipse CLICK HERE
What is a total Solar Eclipse?- A solar eclipse takes place when the moon passes between the earth and the sun.
Path of Totality? - During the 2024 Eclipse, Arkansas path includes nearly 2/3 of the state. The closer you are to the center of the line of totality, the longer the time of darkness.
What should you expect during the eclipse? - The sun will be obscured in Arkansas at least 94% across the state. The temperature will drop.
Do you need special glasses? - Yes, you will need eclipse glasses or use projected images.
Come join the City of Ward - Park for the Dark! Check back to this page - more information coming soon!